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    Rumormill: BMW 135i "SuperSports" model coming in 2010

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the BMW 1 Series tii concept
    According to a report originally posted at Germancarzone and then repeated at BMW Blog, a certain Bavarian automaker is currently working on a new performance version of its 1 Series. Although it wouldn't be called an M1 -- since ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Texas dealer's replica BMW 135 tii

    Click above for photo galleryNow that BMW's 1-series has a solid presence on dealer lots, enthusiasts of the Roundel can start with lusty customizations that pay homage to the great BMWs of the past. In the case of this 135, we can say that BMW started it with its Concept tii that made the rounds ...

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    BMW owners claim software update degrades performance

    BMW's N54 engine has won the International Engine of the Year award for the past two straight years. It has also been listed as one of Ward's 10 Best Engines during the same period. The engine produces 306 hp and 295 ft-lbs of torque in a 3.0L inline six package thanks to the use of twin Mitsubishi ...

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    Rampenfest to rock mythical town of Oberpfaffelbachen for literal launch of BMW 1-Series

    Click above for a few images leading up to Rampfest.As jaded pseudo-journalists, viral marketing campaigns have lost some of their grimy allure over the last few years. But BMW's latest attempt to get the masses pumped about the imminent launch of the 1-series coupe in the U.S. has so much ...

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    BMW bringing aero kit for the 1-series to Geneva, tii variant rumored

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the BMW 1-series tii concept.Among the assorted wares BMW will be showing off in Geneva, the Bavarian boys will also be displaying a complete accessories package for the 1-series that includes a number of the aerodynamic features we've seen already.According to ...

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    Pics Aplenty: New official shots of the BMW 135i

    click above for more high-res pics of the BMW 135iIf you're still frothing at the mouth for anything having to do with the new BMW 1-Series coupe, some new photos have found their way onto the internet. It's still a 3-series that was left in the dryer too long, but the new shots show the car off in ...

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    Official BMW 1-series performance catalog leaks out

    Click above for a gallery of pics.The numero-uno forum for all things 1-series got a hold of BMW's brochure for its upcoming line of performance parts, and as suspected, much of the kit originally seen on the tii concept will be available through authorized BMW dealers.The photos we posted last ...

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    Spy Shots: Production BMW 135tii

    click above for gallery of imagesFew models in the BMW lineup have as much tuning potential as the newly released 135i, and the Bavarian boys and girls are intent to capture as much of that market as possible. The BMW 1-series tii concept proved that BMW was serious about offering performance parts ...

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    Detroit 2008: BMW announces pricing for BMW 1 Series Convertible

    click above for more high-res live shots of the BMW 1 Series ConvertibleThe final reveal in BMW's three-movement press conference was a drop-top version of its perfectly-sized 1 Series. While some in the audience might have preferred that the preceding female dancers had instead lost their tops, ...

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    VIDEO: BMW 1-Series spot - creation by precision

    The BMW 1-Series is on the verge of being sold here in the U.S., which means the multimedia blitz is on its way. With automakers getting more creative to capture buyers attention, spots are getting more high tech, and less reality based. BMW brass have recognized the trend, and the end result is a ...

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    Santa fires Rudolph, switches to BMW 1-series

    After centuries of counting on eight reindeer (unless there is fog), it appears as though Santa Claus has instead opted for the internal combustion engine. To traverse the sometimes tight airways around metropolitan areas, good ol' Saint Nick decided the nimble nature of the BMW 1-Series was ...

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    BMW 135i gets Schnitzered: 360 HP ACS1

    Click the image above for a high-res gallery.Like everything else from the propeller people, AC Schnitzer gets a stab at improving BMW's products before they're even released to the masses. The formula is the same for the new 135i, boosting power output of the 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six to 360 ...

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    2008 BMW 1-Series are special, receive engraved start-stop buttons

    Europeans have been privy to luxury small cars for decades, but since gasoline has always been much cheaper here in the States, we've been stuck with mostly unathletic luxury barges. Three dollar per gallon gasoline is changing that paradigm quickly, and smaller high-end vehicles are finally ...

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    BMW 135i reviews hit the 'Net, mild swooning ensues

    The first few reviews of the BMW 1-series – specifically the 135i – have begun to hit the web after the baby Bimmer's launch abroad a couple of weeks back. The reception thus far has been positive, citing the 3.0-liter twin-turbo's grin-inducing torque and communicative steering as high ...

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    BMW expect rising fuel costs to spur 1-series sales

    You've heard this shtick before, but with oil prices hitting record highs – again – most automakers are making a play at bringing more frugal offerings to market. In the case of BMW though, we're a bit disjointed on the idea. Sure, the 1-series is the company's second best seller in ...

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    BMW wants 1-series to ape MINI's inaugural success

    The man behind the MINI's launch in 2001, Jack Pitney, is heading up the marketing effort for BMW's new 1-series in the U.S., and he's hoping that the same warm reception granted to the MINI will be duplicated with the new 1.A first run of anything, whether it's a comic or a car, seems to carry a ...

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    Frankfurt 2007: BMW 1-series in-depth

    Click the image above for a host of live high-res pics of the BMW 1-series.Of all the vehicles that made their debut at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, one will likely have more impact on North American enthusiasts than any other. The BMW 1-series is outfitted with nearly everything your average ...

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    BMW 1-Series coupe Euro-pricing slips, foretells U.S. MSRP?

    While it's impossible to accurately judge the cost of vehicles in the U.S. based off pricing in Europe, Autocar gives us a brief glimpse of what to expect. According to the Brit website, the diesel-equipped models will span the financial spectrum between £21,585 for the 175 HP 120d to ...

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    BMW 1-Series Coupe - 100% Official Today

    Click image for 37 hi-res shotsThe leak-riddled embargo on BMW new entry-level 1-Series coupe finally lifts today. By now, you've already seen many of the photos, a video or two, and read the official press releases. To recap the basics, here's what's in store for the US model: On sale Spring ...

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    VIDEO: BMW 135i begs for a flogging

    BMW is slowly letting out a barrage of new (and approved) media material today, including a promotional flick of the new 135i in action, and although it's not the most compelling cinema, it gives you more angles than the paltry leaked shots we've seen so far. Additionally, you can hear the ...


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