BMW 1 Series

BMW 1 Series:

On sale in the spring of 2008, the 1 Series Coupe will be available in two versions; the 128i and the 135i. Powered by a 3.0-liter, 230 horsepower inline 6-cyinder engine that generates 200 lb-ft of torque, the 128i Coupe will feature Valvetronic valvetrain management and aluminum/magnesium construction—core elements of BMW’s EfficientDynamics. The powerful 135i Coupe features BMW’s twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine that produces 300 horsepower and an incredible 300 lb-ft of torque from as low as 1,400 rpm. With its direct piezo gasoline injectors, twin low-mass turbochargers and air-to-air intercooling, optimum performance and economy is achieved with no loss in engine response. For the 135i Coupe, acceleration from 0-62 mph is accomplished in 5.3 seconds and top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph. Both engines feature on-demand engine coolant pumps that improve fuel economy and reduce parasitic losses for increased output.


I’m excited for the release of this car. It can only add to BMW’s already incredible line-up. Now, I was a little saddened by the fact that BMW had removed the awesome straight-six engine in its M3 but at least I can find a similar engine in this car. Its not the same engine with .2 Liters smaller displacement and 33 less horsepower, but still 300 hp is nice. The car comes featured with the usual BMW luxuries, and the 135i (the 300 hp version) comes with an areo kit, 18-inch rims, sport suspension, and upgraded brakes. I was sold at 300 HP, but you get that and a beautiful car. Whats not to like? In a world where rear wheel drive cars are quickly disappearing, this is one that you will definitely want to check out.

If your interested in designing your 1 series take a look at this (I made a dark metallic gray one with 10 spoke rims. AWESOME!)


For some reason I am in love with BMWs. I think they look outstanding. They are one of the only manufacturer of small rear wheel drive cars.  They have class.  They drive nice and they feel very solid. I am super excited for this one to be released. It seems like it will be a great enthusiast car. Come on M1! It would be great to have a small car to replace the now grown up M3.

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1 comment so far ↓

#1 Allain Morgan on 11.07.14 at 3:21 am

Ever since BMW is always at good of beauty. Nice color, nice design and quality engines. Love it much! – Marla Ahlgrimm

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