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Dinan S3-R BMW 1M Coupe

I nearly shed tears a few years ago upon learning that BMW was only planning to produce a very limited quantity of its then-new 2011 1 Series M Coupe. In simplest terms, the two-door was a 1 Series fitted with a modified version of the automaker's twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, and the running gear (gearbox, driveshaft, axles) from contemporary M3 models. It was a return to form for the brand. Aggressively short and stubby in stature, but packing telltale flared wheel arches that hinted at its potential, the four-seater was a spiritual successor to the original (and much loved)... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 3.0L I6
Power:
444 HP / 450 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Manual
Base Price:
$60,000 (Est. Donor)
As-Tested Price:
$76,719
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    I nearly shed tears a few years ago upon learning that BMW was only planning to produce a very limited quantity of its then-new 2011 1 Series M Coupe. In simplest terms, the two-door was a 1 Series fitted with a modified version of the automaker's twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, and the running gear (gearbox, driveshaft, axles) from contemporary ...

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