1-series Reviews and News
Feature Article: 2013 BMW M135i Hatch Launch Review
2013 BMW 1 SERIES REVIEW Vehicle style: High performance hatchback Price: 64 800 Engine: 3.0 litre turbocharged direct-injected inline six Power: 235kW 450Nm Fuel use listed: 8.0 l 100km man 7.5 l 100km auto The 1 Series M Coupe may be no more but stepping into its place as the most affordable M-badged BMW is this: the M135i. And there it is a big ol' “M” on its tailgate. But it's not quite the unique machine the 1 M was. Where that beast had a bespoke suspension layout much of it borrowed from the E92 M3 the M135i features the... continue reading
BMW 1 Series Sedan To Arrive In 2017THU, 27 NOV, 2014
That BMW is prepping a front-drive small sedan to rival the Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3 sedan is no great secret, but indications are that t...
BMW 2 Series Coupe Spied TestingFRI, 10 MAY, 2013
The Coupe twin to BMW's new 1 Series hatch has been spied testing once more in Europe this week.
BMW M135i On Sale In AustraliaFRI, 26 OCT, 2012
The true hot option in BMW's 1 Series hatch line-up is now in Australia, with the new M135i five-door hatch making its local debut this week.
BMW's New M Performance ‘20d’ Power Kit Could Come To AustraliaTUE, 18 SEP, 2012
BMW will use this month’s Paris Motor Show to unveil several new ‘M Performance Accessories’ for its 1, 3 and 5 Ser...
BMW 1 Series Gets AWD And New Entry Diesel For EuropeTUE, 18 SEP, 2012
BMW's European-market 1 Series range will soon be joined by a new pair of all-wheel-drive models, along with a new entry-level diesel offering.
BMW M135i On Sale In Australia From October, Pricing RevealedWED, 1 AUG, 2012
BMW's bahn-storming new M135i hot hatch will hit Australian showrooms in October, priced from $68,400 - plus on-roads.
BMW 1 Series Sedan On The Way: ReportTHU, 19 JUL, 2012
BMW's entry-level 1 Series hatch could soon evolve into a sedan, according to reports out of Europe this week.
BMW M135i Confirmed For AustraliaWED, 16 MAY, 2012
Update: September 2012 availability confirmed. BMW Australia has confirmed that it will add the five-door version of the brand's new M13...
2013 BMW 1 Series Three-door Revealed, No Plans For AustraliaMON, 14 MAY, 2012
Update: No plans for local launch.
BMW M135i Revealed In Production Form: First Petrol M Performance CarSUN, 13 MAY, 2012
Update: Five-door version of M135i confirmed for Australia.
2012 BMW 118i Sport Automatic ReviewSAT, 7 JAN, 2012
2012 BMW 1 SERIES REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small luxury hatchback Price: $45,493 (plus on-roads), $53,075 as-tested. Fuel Economy (claimed)...
BMW 135i M Sport DCT ReviewTHU, 29 DEC, 2011
BMW 135i M SPORT REVIEW Vehicle Style: Two-door performance coupe Price: $75,000 Fuel Economy (claimed): 8.6 l/100km Fuel Economy (tes...
2012 BMW 1 Series Launch ReviewWED, 12 OCT, 2011
2012 BMW 1 SERIES REVIEW Pricing: 116i - from $36,900 118i - from $42,800 118d - from $43,500 Fuel consumption: 116i – 5.7...
2008 BMW 125i Coupe Road Test ReviewTHU, 6 NOV, 2008
Some things are just plain wrong.