BMW 1-Series News

BMW using 1-Series and MINI Cooper in DriveNow initiative

BMW Is No Longer Just An Automaker, It’s A Mobility Provider

A little over six months ago BMW started trials of a new car-sharing program in its hometown of Munich that allowed virtually anyone to rent one of its cars on an hourly basis, including high-performance models like the M3 and even the M6 range-topper. Dubbed ‘BMW On Demand’, the pilot... read more

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BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE Electric Vehicle: New Details, Images

The future is electric, and BMW knows it as well as anyone despite the fact that the only EVs put out by the company have thus far been limited-distribution, lease-only... read more February 10, 2011 by

BMW Z2 Roadster rendering

Report: BMW To Unveil Baby Roadster At 2011 Geneva Motor Show

We’ve been reporting on news that BMW is planning to launch a new compact roadster model positioned below its current Z4 since as far back as 2006. Now, just a few... read more February 8, 2011 by

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BMW Bringing Four-Cylinder Turbo To USA

Last seen in the United States in the first generation of the BMW Z3 introduced in 1996, a four-cylinder BMW engine is slated to return. This time though, BMW's twin-scroll... read more January 31, 2011 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe Weighed: 3,351 Pounds

Manufacturer curb weights and real-world on-the-scales weights often vary wildly; the 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe, not so much. Listed at a "preliminary" 3,296 pounds in the... read more January 25, 2011 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe To Pace Rolex 24 At Daytona

Mustangs, Camaros, and Corvettes are all familiar pace cars to American race fans, particularly those of the oval bent. But a limited-edition German coupe? Not so much... read more January 20, 2011 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe live photos by Joe Nuxoll

2011 Detroit Auto Show: 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe Live Photos

The new 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe may not have lived up to all the hype, on paper at least, but the car still has a sweltering look, especially in the bright orange paintwork... read more January 10, 2011 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

2011 BMW 1-Series M: Full Option Sheet Leaked...Or Was It?

Hot and bothered by the new 1-Series M Coupe? Then sink your teeth into the full ordering sheet, listing all the options and packages you can add to the car. Just beware... read more December 22, 2010 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

Video: 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe On Track With E30 M3

Eleven minutes of chopped together B-roll? What gives? It's the roughly three minutes of track footage that make this worth your Tuesday time, showing the 2011 1-Series M... read more December 21, 2010 by

BMW 1-Series with snow chains on front wheels, Staffordshire, England, Dec 2010, photo by Andy Smith

BMW Stuck In The Snow? Guess Which End Your Chains Go On...

Back in the day, buying a BMW was something only true sports sedan fanatics understood. But the legendary 2002 is long gone--35 years now--and all sorts of new folks are... read more December 20, 2010 by

2008 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Mercedes-Benz Working On AMG A-Class

Small cars are the word at archrivals Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi. Recently, the conflict heated up when BMW and Audi fired shots at Mercedes with their new 1-Series M Coupe... read more December 19, 2010 by

2012 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible

2012 BMW 1-Series Coupe And Convertible Preview

Hot on the heels of last week’s unveiling of the new BMW 1-Series M Coupe comes the first details on the 2012 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible, both of which have... read more December 15, 2010 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

Report: 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe Clocks 8:12 'Ring Time

The 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe is still fresh from its reveal late last week, but the facts and figures on its performance are beginning to take familiar form with the release... read more December 13, 2010 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

Only 1,000 BMW 1-Series M Coupes Headed To U.S., Priced Near $45,000

If the new 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe tickled your fancy, perhaps even enough to make you want to head to your nearest BMW showroom, then you better act fast as only 1,000... read more December 10, 2010 by

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe Preview

The 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe has been BMW's worst-kept secret of the past year, with official "spy" photos and even a video preview of the car in its entirety spoiling some... read more December 9, 2010 by

BMW ActiveE 1-Series Coupe spy shots

Spy Shots: BMW ActiveE 1-Series Coupe

These are the first spy shots of the internal control and power electronics of the BMW ActiveE 1-Series Coupe, due for limited leasing and field trials next summer. The... read more December 9, 2010 by


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