BMW hasn't ruled out lighter, faster 1M

We've already determined the BMW 1 Series M Coupe deserves its M badge, but y'know what would really make it deserving of M-itude? A CSL version. Apparently BMW hasn't ruled out building the lighter-weight, more-powerful 1M variant. » 5/18/11 3:00pm 5/18/11 3:00pm

2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe: First Drive

I told myself I would hate the BMW 1 Series M Coupe because no parts bin-built Bimmer could ever be worthy of the M-Sport badge. Right? Of course. I knew I would hate the "BMW 1M." I had to. But did I? » 5/12/11 12:00pm 5/12/11 12:00pm

BMW 1 Series M Coupe: A 340 HP Autobahn Blitzkrieg

The BMW 135i was supposed to be the shorter wheelbase mini-M3 we'd wanted since the E30. It wasn't. But the 340 hp 1 Series M Coupe's a step in the right direction. BMW unwrapped it for us early. » 1/10/11 8:30am 1/10/11 8:30am

BMW 1 Series M Coupe: Hot Things Come In Small Packages

After an eternity of strip teases, BMW's 1 Series M Coupe finally gives us the money shot. Hopefully, the manual-only mighty mini will bring us the horsepower we desire. » 12/08/10 3:00pm 12/08/10 3:00pm

REPORT: BMW 1 Series M Coupe Getting 445 HP

The slueths at 1Addicts pulled up this chart listing future BMW engines, including a 340 hp twin-turbocharged N54 inline-six for the BMW 1M. Makes sense. Intriguingly, this document also hints at a 445 hp BMW 1-series. Wait, what? » 11/23/10 3:30pm 11/23/10 3:30pm

BMW 1M Is The New 1 Series M Coupe

The new BMW 1 Series M Coupe will not be called the M1. According to BMW's Dr. Kay Segler "BMW M1 is a name with powerful historical associations...so our new model will be called the BMW 1 Series M Coupé." » 7/08/10 7:25pm 7/08/10 7:25pm