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BMW 1 Series with B38 three-cylinder engine

by Matt Davis (RSS feed) on Jan 7th, 2013 at 11:57AM

Downsizing For BMW's Front-Wheel-Drive And i Futures Output is quoted at 175 horsepower and BMW says it will hit 62 mph in 7.0 seconds. The red five-door BMW 1 Series seen in this photo gallery has little to do with what is actually of importance here. What we've just tested at an airfield not far from Munich, Germany, is a new 1.5-liter TwinPower Turbo inline three-cylinder gas engine that we'll be hearing an awful lot about in the coming few years. This engine, codenamed B38, made its public debut in the well-received Concept Active Tourer at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, alongside... Read More

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