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2012 BMW M135i

Jul 28th, 2012

Here is a sign that (1) BMW is still intent on having fun with its ultimate driving machines and (2) it realized quickly that it got it wrong on the 1 Series hatchback redesign and needed to dress it up, literally, to save face. Whatever the justification for its existence, this M135i three-door hatch is as close to outrageously [...]

Recorded racing of the BMW M135i

Apr 12th, 2012

While it’s been reported that BMW’s M135i concept from Geneva is headed toward production, this footage all but confirms it. Britain’s Car magazine has over a minute of video showing a rather sporting 1 Series three-door testing at the Nürburgring. Of course, this latest bit of news only ignites the dream for us North American BMW lovers. We’ve [...]

Sold Out! BMW 1 Series M Coupe

Apr 12th, 2012

They said it was coming, and the BMW 1 Series M Coupe is now history. Though BMW is still building out the model run, it has closed ordering and “all cars are spoken for,” according to Car and Driver. The report comes from the magazine’s European correspondent, it’s assumed that any remaining cars are destined to remain in Europe, meaning [...]

BMW prices Performance Edition 135i & 335i upgrades for U.S. at $550

Jul 23rd, 2011

BMW is about to make current and future 1 and 3 Series sedan owners happy. At least, the ones seeking a tick more performance. The automaker is now offering the BMW Performance Edition as a a limited-availability option package on 2011 335i sedans. It will also be made available to existing 135i and 335i customers [...]

BMW M1/135is goes on sale in Q2 of 2011?

Jun 12th, 2010

It’s certainly no secret that BMW is working on a high-powered version of the darling 1 Series coupe. After all, we’ve seen different mules and prototypes testing on many, many, many occasions. And while the speculation continues as to what the end result will be called (M1? 1M? 135is?), executives within BMW’s M division have [...]

Superchips BMW 135i with 360hp

Jun 12th, 2010

Thanks to its combination of small size and powerful 3.0-litre six cylinder twin turbocharged engine, BMW’s 135i has attracted a loyal following amongst owners and the motoring press. Which is why Buckingham based Superchips Ltd, the market leading specialist in performance electronic tuning, is pleased to unveil a performance boosting ECU remap for the 135i. [...]