BMW1 Series

BMW 1 Series

BMW's Best 1 Series Gives Back What You Put In Every once in a while, I find myself, despite my solitary leanings and inherent modesty, working out in some kind of class setting. The tone and tenor of these classes ranges wildly – from the quiet, follow-the-leader variety, to those…


AC Schnitzer packs 400-hp, tri-turbo diesel into 1 Series

For the 2015 Essen Motor Show, BMW tuner AC Schnitzer has prepared the ACS1 5.0d concept, packing a triple-turbo diesel engine into the 1 Series hatchback.
BMW reveals Concept Compact Sedan in Guangzhou

BMW used the Guangzhou Motor Show in China to reveal its new Concept Compact Sedan, showing what a future four-door 1 Series - and rival to the Mercedes CLA and Audi A3 sedan - could look like.
BMW 1 Series prototype packs direct water injection

BMW furthers development of its direct water injection system by fitting it to a three-cylinder 1 Series hatchback, complete with an on-board water recuperation system.

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2011 BMW 1 Series
$26,988 / 27,204 miles / CA
2009 BMW 1 Series
$16,991 / 63,563 miles / CA
2012 BMW 1 Series
$19,995 / 37,802 miles / CA
Xcar rates AWD vs. FWD vs. RWD

Xcar wants to know whether all-wheel drive is really the best choice when the road gets slippery in a test of it against front- and rear-wheel-drive vehicles in a trio of challenges.
2013 BMW 135is Coupe
Now that the BMW 1 Series M Coupe is no longer on sale, this 135is Coupe is the hottest version of BMW's pocket-sized sports sedan that one can buy. We drive it (with intention) and review.
BMW broadens engine bolt recall to nearly half-million cars worldwide

Almost one month ago, we reported on a BMW investigation into a potentially defective bolt that lived in the company's VANOS variable valve timing system. At that point, the potential recall was seemingly limited to Chinese-market cars; the company was filing a recall application with Chinese officials.
BMW recalling nearly 570,000 1 Series, 3 Series and Z4 models over electrical issue

BMW is recalling roughly 570,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada due to faulty battery cable connectors that can fail, causing the engines in these cars to stall. Of the nearly 570,000 affected vehicles, just over 504,000 are here in the US.
BMW recalling 1 Series ActiveE over bad drivetrain housing

There are always growing pains when automakers introduce new technologies. BMW is learning this with the electric powetrain used on the 2011 BMW ActiveE. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about half of the all-electric 1 Series coupes currently in the hands of the public are being recalled for a potential problem that could leave the cars stranded.