BMW, the company that once bragged in ads like this one that they do not make front-wheel drive cars for a good reason, has decided the rabbit with giant front feet may not be so bad after all and has greenlit a front-wheel drive 1-Series. Repent, for the end is nigh!
Automotive News reports that BMW is officially set to make an entry level front-drive 1-Series sedan that will slot in below the 3-Series, not at all unlike what Mercedes-Benz has done with the CLA 250. The sedan has the working title of NES, or
Nintendo Entertainment System New Entry-level Sedan, and it will join a range of new front-drive vehicles. From their story: