BMW apparently set a precedent when it teased its trio of M-fettled diesels. That video showed a speeding X6 with all the tell-tale bits of kit blurred out. Now, BMW is ready to give us a taste of its new 1 Series fitted with an assortment of M Performance baubles and it's taking a similar tact to tease us.

In the video after the jump you'll see the 2012 BMW 1 Series hatch running around the paddock and the track with all the "important" M stuff – fascias, mirrors, etc. – strategically blurred out.

Like the M diesels, we're hoping this is more than just an assortment of tacked-on body mods and more of a comprehensive, factory-approved upgrade path. We'll find out soon enough, as there's a solid change we'll see the M Performance 1 Series in Geneva next month.



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      KAG
      • 2 Years Ago
      To bad we never got the hatchback here, but the second gen 1 series is just got a ugly nose. And I think they had someone from Cinemax that edits the adult movies do the blurring.
      miketim1
      • 2 Years Ago
      Blurry the whole damn thing !
        Shiftright
        • 2 Years Ago
        @miketim1
        Agreed...that thing is homely. Face looks like a sloth with Down syndrome
      Lachmund
      • 2 Years Ago
      only this can save this car's face
      taz00cdb
      • 2 Years Ago
      wheres the coupe??
      • 2 Years Ago
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      bmw_sucks
      • 2 Years Ago
      It looks like any other BMW. What are they blurring parts of the video?
        Lachmund
        • 2 Years Ago
        @bmw_sucks
        who is it? ricer? vwfailsagain? got banned again?!
      erjhe
      • 2 Years Ago
      Nothing spells "performance" like a body kit!
      KP
      • 2 Years Ago
      All we know is... He's called the Stig
      BeeM
      • 2 Years Ago
      There is really nothing to hide. Blurried parts could be already seen in past. See e.g. this: http://www.autoforum.cz/bleskovky/bmw-1-f20-s-doplnky-m-performance-odhalujeme-davno-odhalene-video/ It is precisely the same, just called "concept"...
      Rick
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's like watching a rap video on MTV during the 90s when they actually played music videos.
      Dreez28
      • 2 Years Ago
      Is that the Stig driving?
      phillip
      • 2 Years Ago
      love it! hope the hatch comes to the us soon! especielly like the wheels and are those brembo brakes?
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