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    Spy Shots: 2012 BMW 1 Series five-door caught with rumored turbo'd four
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    2012 BMW 1 Series spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The big BMW 1 Series news is the upcoming M-badged coupe, but we mustn't forget that an all-new 1er is currently in development. Our spies have just recently snapped this five-door model testing, concealing what could be a ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz C-Class lineup set to expand in U.S.
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    Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan – click above for high-res image gallery
    Mercedes-Benz has a pretty ambitious goal to grow its U.S. sales by 30 percent over the next five years, and execs apparently think they will need to expand downmarket to do it. According to Automotive News, Ernst Lieb, ...

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    Rendered Speculation: 2013 BMW sub-1 Series hatch with front-wheel drive
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    BMW executives have been talking openly about adding a front-wheel drive model to the range and the first example are due to arrive in 2013. A new model to slot in below the 1 series is expected to share its platform with the next generation Mini, while the 1 series is expected to continue with ...

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    Spy Shots: Hi-Po BMW 1 Series prototype flashes quad tailpipes to camera
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    BMW 1 series M prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seems every time we catch a glimpse of BMW's upcoming high performance 1 Series, more details are revealed. Up until now, all of the mules and prototypes have had only two exhaust pipes. In contrast, the newest car to get ...

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    Video: BMW 1 Series M prototype makes an appearance at the 'Ring
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    BMW 1 Series M prototype on the 'Ring – Click above to watch the video after the break
    The BMW 1 Series M is getting ever closer to production, and what appears to be a real production prototype has made its first appearance at the "Green Hell." The previously seen tacked-on rear fender ...

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    BMW announces one millionth 1 Series built
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    2010 BMW 135i – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to BMW, the 1-Series is selling like tequila at spring break. The small-scale Bimmer may not have exactly received a warm embrace from big-boned Americans, but sales of the 1 have been good enough around the globe for the ...

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    Spy Shots: Best look yet BMW's forthcoming hi-po 1 Series [w/poll]
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    BMW M1/1 M/135is – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The oft-speculated M version of the BMW 1 Series appears to be getting closer to production reality if our latest batch of spy pics is anything to go on. Exactly what badge it will were remains unknown at this point. It seems ...

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    Detroit Preview: BMW Concept ActiveE set to amp up 1 Series
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    BMW Concept ActiveE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Six months into its Mini E field test program, BMW is getting ready for phase two of its electric vehicle development. At the Detroit Auto Show next month, the Bavarian automaker will introduce its Concept ActiveE which brings ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 1 Series hybrid spotted in Munich
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    BMW 1 Series Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the launch of the BMW X6 ActiveHybrid, officials acknowledged the automaker would be producing several additional hybrid models in the near future. Rumors have been floating around that the new 5 Series – due to launch in 2010 ...

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    BMW recalling 2008MY 1- and 3-Series; plus 2009MY X5 and X6 models over safety concerns
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    BMW 135i Coupe - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A potential fault with the side airbags fitted to 2008 BMW 1- and 3-Series cars has lead to a recall notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Apparently, possible fitment of the wrong crimp connector can cause the ...

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    2010 BMW 1 Series gets two new engines abroad, additional trim levels
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    2010 BMW 1-Series - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The BMW 1-Series is a much bigger deal in Europe than it is here in the States. In the US, we can choose among the 128 and 135, and both options come standard with a six-cylinder engine. Overseas, you can pick up the 1 with two, three, ...

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    Rumormill: BMW plans assault on the premium entry-level segment with X and Y models
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    BMW's equivalent of Deep Throat has divulged a host of information on the marque's coming plans for its premium entry level range incorporating the 1-Series and Z2, and a new line of Y vehicles. According to the mole, Scott26, the 1 will break into three different levels: Traditional, Lifestyle, ...

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    BMW 135i tii up against V8 supercar, F1 racer at Australian Grand Prix
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the BMW Concept 1-Series tii
    BMW's little 1 Series has proven itself to be a credible performer that's able to hang with nearly anything else it likely to encounter on the road. But against an Australian V8 Supercar and BMW's own Formula 1 racer? Not a chance. ...

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    More Reports: Next BMW 1 Series could spawn Super Sport version
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    You can't please everybody. Customers complain that the current BMW 1 Series is too small, while others say it's too heavy. Some want it to offer more space, while others want it to be sportier. You can't please everybody, but BMW is evidently going to try.Although the next version of the compact 1 ...

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    Rumormill: BMW 135i "SuperSports" model coming in 2010
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    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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    BMW could be developing 1-Series "Shooting Brake" wagon
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    BMW's 1 Series is stuck between a rock and a hard place, neatly slotting in between BMW's perennial best-selling 3-series and the FWD wunderkind, MINI. Loaded-up Coopers pass the $30K mark with ease and the base 3-Series model starts in the same neighborhood. This doesn't leave much wiggle room ...

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    Confirmed: BMW working on 4 cylinder turbo, may come to U.S.
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    Click above for high-res photo gallery of the BMW Concept 1 Series tii
    Rumors of a new four cylinder engine from BMW have been confirmed by BMW's North American leader Jim O'Donnell. Questions on whether it will be offered in the United States, though, are still very much in the air. "We can't ...

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    Review: BMW 128i Convertible
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    BMW 128i Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW's 1-Series does not smirk at you and say "don't hate me because I'm beautiful." No, this small Teut is easy to deride on appearance; one look has you hating it because it's not beautiful while so many of its past brethren ...

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    Marketing 101: Make stuff up, make it visible - BMW's subtle 1-Series shilling
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    Marketing campaigns are always in search of a new hook, and BMW's gotten creative to help keep the 1-Series on boil. Readers of the March 24th edition of Autoweek were treated to a smattering of tiny-Roundel factoids at the bottom of the mag's pages. Some of them might be true, while others seem ...

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    VIDEO: Rampenfest the movie, now playing on the screen in front of you
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    Click above for a few stills from the sham documentary.Last week we reported on the literal, if untrue, launch of a BMW 135i from a 454 meter-high ramp in the fictional Bavarian village of Oberpfaffelbachen. Now, the faux documentary film producer who decided to cover this historic event (bought ...

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