The new 1-Series is now FWD, but that hardly matters to the average buyer. The real question is, is it still fun to drive?.
The two BMWs secured a 5-star rating, while Peugeot’s 208 and Jeep’s Cherokee missed out on a max score.
BMW i boss said that a front-drive EV is on its way and that you shouldn’t expect a direct replacement for the i3.
BMW’s new 1 Series arrives in the UK, ready to take the fight against the Mercedes A-Class.
Other updates include a carbon fiber roof for the 8-Series Gran Coupe and an M Performance package for the M135i xDrive.
BMW brought this M135i xDrive model to Frankfurt to show off its new M Performance parts.
The German car maker will display an armada of new models on the show that take place on its home soil.
In addition to these two, Munich is also getting ready to unleash an armada of all-electric i models to the world.
The all-new M135i is a very different car compared to its predecessor, but is it better?.
Switching to a front-drive platform isn’t a necessarily bad thing for the new BMW 1-Series, if you’re not coming from a M140i.
A huge, 179-image gallery shows BMW’s brand new entry level model in every detail.
Since we’re unlikely to see a new 1M, the kitted-out M135i is the sportiest-looking 1-Series out there.