BMW 1-Series News

  • Twin-turbo 1-series hatch going to America in 2008

    BMW’s 1-series hatch will be sold in the US, and it could be in showrooms as early as 2008. Winding Road reports that a BMW official made the confirmation during a statement at a recent corporate event. It was initially thought the car was at least 2 years away, but now it looks like the 1-series will be announced for the US market before the end of 2007. To kick-off the new range, BMW will debut a new 135i model that picks up the same twin-turbo 3.0L inline-6 from the 335i coupe. This engine features piezo direct injection, and delivers significantly more thrust than its official 300hp...

  • BMW's updated 1-series hatch
    BMW's updated 1-series hatch

    BMW has officially announced its updated 1-series hatch that’s set to go on sale in the coming months. The introduction of a three-door model and a revised five-door come as a raft of new fuel-saving innovations are rolled out across the range, which includes the most fuel efficient...

  • BMW 1-series destined for US
    BMW 1-Series destined for US

    BMW’s new CEO, Norbert Reithofer, has confirmed that the compact 1-Series will be sold in the United States, but not in its current form. Unlike Europe, where premium hatches are particularly popular, the U.S. version will likely follow its larger 3-Series sibling with the introduction of...

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