2012 BMW 1-Series Convertible

  • 2012 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible

    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 been subtly updated for the latest model year. Set to go on sale in the spring of 2011, the new cars get some very modest styling updates and a new straight-six engine for the range-topping 135i variants. The new design of the cars’ front fascia includes BMW's ‘Air Curtain’ design that counters turbulence near the wheel arches and so reduces the aerodynamic resistance of the vehicle. The head and tail light...

  • 2012 BMW 1-Series Convertible rendering
    Rendered: 2012 BMW 1-Series Convertible

    BMW released an updated version of the 1-Series compact in late 2008 but since then suspicious prototypes of a new car with similar proportions and signature BMW styling have been captured running around parts of Europe. While these prototypes have consistently been covered in heavy camouflage...

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