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A Wailing Six at Willow 13

Speed is an addiction. Speed will take your time, your money, and your sanity. Speed leaves grown men dazed, mumbling incoherently about the importance of every tenth of every second. Speed is a cruel temptress, luring us in with glimpses of what could be, inflating egos and inspiring (false) confidence in talents and… » 7/14/15 10:44am 7/14/15 10:44am

Why CPO when you buy a Used Car? This is Why. (Updated)

I started my car up the other day and it ran a little rough. I turned it off, let it sit for a bit and restarted it and everything was just fine. This morning, on the other hand, it started up and was running rough again. Fortunately I have an Automatic code reader in my car and it revealed the code indicating… » 11/02/14 6:16pm 11/02/14 6:16pm

$55,000 "Projekt1" BMW 135i Takes Gold In Dealer-Installed Optioning

If Classic BMW of Plano, Texas endeavored to build the most optioned BMW 135i » 8/22/08 4:20pm 8/22/08 4:20pm ever, we think they were successful with this . We were only able to up-option a 1-series to but the clever mechanics at Classic are just better at this than we are. Starting with an already loaded 1-series with an MSRP of $42,900, the…

HARTGE Gives BMW 1-Series The Carbon Fiber It Was Missing

We can imagine that tuners have been anxious to start hawking their gear for the 2008 BMW 1-Series as the car has a lot of potential and lacks an "M" version. HARTGE, which also tunes the hatch version, has their first round of offerings available and they include the expected wheel/tire combinations, an adjustable… » 3/13/08 1:30pm 3/13/08 1:30pm

AC Schnitzer Takes On The 1-Series With The ACS1 3.5i

The tuners of all things BMW and Land Rover have taken on the new BMW 1-series coupé with what they're calling the ACS1 3.5i. AC Schnitzer's tunage is highlighted by — a "Turbo logo on the front spoiler." OK, they've done much more than that, but that's what the release starts out with so we couldn't just leave it… » 11/29/07 8:00am 11/29/07 8:00am

BMW 1-Series & Mini Clubman Prices Announced

The guys over at Kicking Tires have the scoop on pricing today, with announcements for both the BMW 1-Series and Mini Clubman. BMW's Mini Clubman is going to start out just under the $20K mark at $19,950 for the stock version (before all the real charges) and $23,450 for the turbocharged Clubman S. That's a premium of… » 11/15/07 4:30pm 11/15/07 4:30pm

How Many Jalopnik Readers Are Going To Buy A BMW 135i?

Look, stop whining about the no diesel option or lack of body styles and concentrate on what's important. The 135i has the same 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline motivator that BMW conservatively rates at 300 hp. Actual numbers are higher, most likely in the 330 hp range. The 335i weighs a portly 3,660 lbs. and still… » 7/03/07 12:45pm 7/03/07 12:45pm

The 2008 BMW 1-Series Coming To America, Now With Official Press Photos!

The 2008 BMW 1-Series coupe has been officially, though somewhat anticlimactically, released. Considering most of the specs and details of the new four-seater rear-drive coupe have made their way online this past week, we're surprised the BMW PR team has anything else to talk about. But they've found a few things,… » 7/01/07 11:00am 7/01/07 11:00am