This Is The BMW M1 vs. i8 Track Showdown You've Been Waiting For

Come on. You know you've been wondering this since the BMW i8 came out. What's it like compared to the old BMW M1? » 12/01/14 11:55am 12/01/14 11:55am

You Guys Know The BMW M1 Hommage Concept Is The BMW i8, Right?

Back in 2008, BMW came out with its M1 Hommage concept, which looked a bit liked a futuristic M1 and was very awesome indeed. Then BMW said they wouldn't make it, and everyone sighed. But no one seems to realize that the i8 is the M1 Hommage, just in production form. » 10/02/14 5:55pm 10/02/14 5:55pm

The Most Fascinating '70s Italian Supercar Was German

Ferrari, Maserati, and Lamborghini made their fair share of cool mid-engined supercars in the '70s, but not were quite so interesting as this, the BMW M1. » 5/28/14 9:00pm 5/28/14 9:00pm

Rare Video Of The Elusive BMW M1 Rally Car

What if I told you there was a rally where a BMW M1 raced for top honors against a Lancia 037, a Renault 5 Turbo, and a Ferrari 308? Welcome to the Tour Auto 1982. » 4/11/14 1:00pm 4/11/14 1:00pm

Here's Larry Webster driving a BMW M1 Procar at Laguna Seca

What's better than watching historic race cars dice at Laguna Seca during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion? Driving one of said cars. That's what R&T editor-in-chief Larry Webster did a couple weekends ago when he strapped himself into the 1979 BMW M1 Procar owned by BMW North America. » 8/29/13 3:52pm 8/29/13 3:52pm

This Shitty TV Show Had A Porsche 917 Versus BMW M1 Procar Police Chase

This is "Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei," a schlocky, popular German TV serial about a two-man highway patrol. Somehow, the show got its hands on what appear to be a BMW M1 Procar and a 1970 Porsche 917. » 4/01/13 2:13pm 4/01/13 2:13pm

Go For A Test Drive In The Enthralling BMW M1

I chapped a few asses last year when I said the BMW M1 ranked among the most overrated cars of all time. If you weren't happy about that, I'm about to make it up to you with this video. » 2/23/13 12:00pm 2/23/13 12:00pm

BMW planning M1 supercar, have proof of Sasquatch

The BMW M1, like Sasquatch, is something people just want to believe. Have to believe. And now someone's saying it'll happen once again. We're waiting for the blurry photos because one day it'll be true. » 5/25/11 3:30pm 5/25/11 3:30pm

Concorde and M1, sitting in a tree

What’s better from the late ’70s than a Concorde and a race-spec BMW M1? Why, a Concorde, a race-spec BMW M1, and Debbie Harry. In no particular order. » 4/28/11 11:00am 4/28/11 11:00am

The BMW M1 Wins By A Nose... Or Six

Hans Wagner's BMW M1 waits for a nose job in the Nürburgring garage before the 2009 AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix. And it sounds as good as it looks. Video below. » 9/20/10 12:00pm 9/20/10 12:00pm

Andy Warhol’s BMW M1 Comes to Town

BMW’s art cars are pretentious exercises in corporate art. Or maybe not. An afternoon with the most famous of them all — Andy Warhol's BMW M1 — reveals a breakneck beauty. » 7/30/10 1:00pm 7/30/10 1:00pm

BMW 1-Series M Confirmed, Won't Be Called M1

BMW's M-anaging director Dr. Kay Segler has confirmed the mysterious 1-Series testers we've seeing are indeed testers for a new M-division product. But, it won't wear the M1 moniker. No matter — lighter and faster, please. [ (translated) via Pistonheads] » 6/04/10 8:30am 6/04/10 8:30am

Malaise? What Malaise? Popular Mechanics Does Supercars, 1981 Style!

You know you're in the Malaise Era when the best quarter-mile times for the wildest street cars money can buy are barely into the 14s. But still, who doesn't want an '81 Aston Martin Volante or BMW M1? » 5/09/10 5:00pm 5/09/10 5:00pm

The BMW M1 Lurks Everywhere

The BMW M1 (or 1M) is making its presence known on the 'Ring and elsewhere... including in the background of our 2012 BMW M5 spy photos. One more shot below. » 4/19/10 10:00am 4/19/10 10:00am

VIDEO: BMW "M1" Spied Hauling Heavy Ass At Nurburgring

We've seen this exact BMW "M1" and its disguised carbon roof and huge fenders before, but we haven't seen it in motion on video. Bridge to Gantry spied it testing on the Nurburgring. Insert scalded pregnant cat metaphor here. » 4/13/10 3:30pm 4/13/10 3:30pm

2011 BMW "M1" Spied Near Production

According to 1addicts, this is the BMW M1 expected to use a juiced-up version of the 3.0-liter twin-turbo straight-six. We're told power's reigned in just enough so it won't rival the M3 — except in weight gain. [1addicts] » 4/07/10 10:00am 4/07/10 10:00am

BMW M1: What To Expect

It seems to be an open secret BMW's developing an M version of the 1-series coupe. Will this"M1" be like the heavy, torque-free BMW M3 or the legendary lightweight performance cars of yore? Possibly-leaked information may shed some light. » 2/16/10 1:00pm 2/16/10 1:00pm

REPORT: BMW M1 1-Series Coming With 350 HP

After throwing an M badge on all manner of crossovers and SUVs, BMW may finally bestow one upon the 1-series — creating the BMW M1 — a twin-turbo I6-powered 350 HP Bavarian cream puff. » 1/06/10 9:30am 1/06/10 9:30am

On-board a BMW M1 in HD

Made with some of the highest production values we've seen in an on-board video, this HD film shows Sean McInerney lapping Silverstone in a BMW M1 Procar. Make sure your speakers are turned up. » 10/15/09 5:15pm 10/15/09 5:15pm