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If you read both the 2008 Mazdaspeed3 and 2008 BMW 128i review, you may have noticed that a couple of pictures looked similar. There's a reason, Mark and I were out driving together. When doing a review it helps to have someone to go with you for assistance in setting up photos and, you know, it's a chance to drive… » 6/06/08 12:30pm 6/06/08 12:30pm

2008 BMW 128i Convertible, Part Three

Why you should buy the 2008 BMW 128i Convertible: You just found out that the Botox you had injected straight into your eyelid didn't leak into your brain thereby ending an existence that has, up to now, been mostly pointless. No longer. Your new life is going to have meaning, you're going to shun materialism and… » 5/30/08 12:00pm 5/30/08 12:00pm

2008 BMW 128i Convertible, Part Two

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The 2008 BMW 128i Convertible manages to put its best face forward, with wide headlights that add a new dimension to the brand's rigid look and set the 1-Series apart from the big brother 3. In profile, you'll have to buy into the flame surfacing and its fear of straight lines, which shouldn't be… » 5/29/08 12:00pm 5/29/08 12:00pm

2008 BMW 128i Convertible, Part One

Piloting the 2008 BMW 1-series Convertible out into a crowded street, top down, I couldn't help but feel a little self-conscious. I'm not much for the attention drawn by convertibles, and this is a shiny, brand-new BMW convertible. No less than three minutes into my journey I'm stopped by someone on the street who… » 5/28/08 12:00pm 5/28/08 12:00pm

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 sport … » 3/13/08 1:30pm 3/13/08 1:30pm