Mercedes And BMW Are Tricking People Into Buying Station Wagons

So I'm driving along the other day, and I get up behind the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA, which I'm calling the "Glaw" to rhyme with "Draw," or perhaps "Haw," as in: "Haw Haw, you bought a Mercedes-Benz that looks like a wheeled catfish!" » 12/16/14 3:00pm 12/16/14 3:00pm

2013 BMW X1 xDrive28i: The Jalopnik Review

No, BMW does not sell a 1-series wagon or hatchback in the United States. Yes, the BMW X1 is actually based on the E91 3-series wagon platform. No, you can't get it with a manual transmission here. Yes, you can get it with RWD. No, it isn't really an SUV. Yes, it's actually enjoyable. » 2/22/13 3:00pm 2/22/13 3:00pm

BMW proves ugly people like ugly custom stripes

Apparently, BMW thinks black tape stripes will make the X1 soft-roader look better. It doesn't, thought it seems to be almost universally appreciated by people who look like living examples of Bangle designs, but without the big bottoms. (Hat tip to Fistulator!) » 2/02/11 2:30pm 2/02/11 2:30pm

2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: Postcard From Day One

Having a gut time! Wunsch you were hier! Okay, our German is schrecklich, but because we speak your language, enjoy our rundown of every live reveal from Day One of the Frankfurt Motor Show after the jump. » 9/15/09 5:15pm 9/15/09 5:15pm

BMW X1 Debuts With Abundant Skiing Tchotchkes

The accessories convey the subtle message assuring everyone knows BMWs are still for a certain class of people as this BMW X1 made its formal debut fully kitted-out for a weekend skiing in the Alps. » 9/15/09 4:00pm 9/15/09 4:00pm

BMW X1 Ready For Mom-Centric Launch

Always wanted to live the exciting lifestyle of a BMW X3 owner but couldn't afford the price of entry? Well, ma'am, you're in luck, because the BMW X1 is almost ready for launch. » 6/02/09 10:00am 6/02/09 10:00am

BMW X1: First Look!

The BMW X1, the company's foray into the mini-luxo-ute market, was nabbed uncovered for a commercial shoot. Even better than the X1-series, though, is the camera truck. » 4/29/09 11:00am 4/29/09 11:00am

VIDEO: 2010 BMW X1 Drifts Through The Snow

The 2010 BMW X1 mini-crossover-suv-urban-activity-wagon is an inevitability with the release of this official "spy" video ahead of the expected reveal at the Geneva Motor Show. » 2/04/09 9:30am 2/04/09 9:30am

BMW Concept X1 Shows Paris Visitors BMW's Continued Crossover Obsession

BMW's latest — and smallest — new crossover concept is the BMW X1 » 10/03/08 12:40pm 10/03/08 12:40pm, seen here on the floor yesterday at the . It looks a little more robust in person than when we saw earlier in the week, but it's still hard to get excited about another crossover, particularly one that looks, and is bound to drive, like the…

Official BMW X1 Concept Shots Drop Before Paris

The least exciting new Bimmer in living memory, the BMW X1 » 9/30/08 10:06pm 9/30/08 10:06pm, is here. And here it is. Still reading? Nope, didn’t think so. It’s some sort of small cross over vehicle that we bet BMW will assign a whole bunch of acronyms to in a supposed effort to make it drive well, but really it’ll just be boring. Still, we bet every…

BMW X1 Teaser Can't Afford Good Lighting

While not as titillating as skateboarding graffiti artists » 9/29/08 9:00am 9/29/08 9:00am hyping the "concept," today we have a teaser image of the SUV-let. The shot, taken at a studio apparently hit by hard times and unable to afford proper lighting, doesn't reveal a whole lot, but hit the jump to see a version of the teaser we've upped the…

Skateboarding Graffiti Artists Hype Up The BMW X1 Concept

The BMW X1 » 9/26/08 2:45pm 9/26/08 2:45pm has unfortunately been in the pipeline for some time now, and due to the inevitable fact that it's going to be a soft-roading small crossover, we've been trying to just ignore it. No longer. This new teaser video for the concept version of the BMW X1, to be released at the next month, itself just a teaser…

2010 BMW X1 Cute-UV Caught Covered With Nauseating Camo

Underneath the Bavarians' now signature swirly camo is the 2010 BMW X1. Expect most of the 1-Series' engine range to be available on the X1, connected to BMW's X-Drive AWD drivetrain — which should make it an able handler. Apparently, there are plenty of people BMW thinks want one, as production is expected to top… » 7/10/08 1:00pm 7/10/08 1:00pm

Autobild Speculates On Upcoming BMW X3, X1

Autobild, our favorite German tabloid of a car rag, has gone on another speculation spree, and this time it's related to the new 2009 BMW X3 and first 2010 BMW X1. The pending refresh of the compact SUV will come just in time to duke it out with new offerings in the form of the Mercedes Benz GLK and Audi Q5. But what… » 6/05/08 11:20am 6/05/08 11:20am

2010 BMW F3 Spied Plotting The Automotive Apocalypse?

What have we here? It looks to be some sort of tarted-up BMW wagon, and according to the guys at BimmerPost, it's a mule for an upcoming 3-Series based crossover to be known as the BMW F3. Of course, there's no way to be sure. The last time we saw a lifted E91 we thought it was an X3 powertrain mule. Then there's some… » 5/20/08 12:30pm 5/20/08 12:30pm

2010 BMW X1

Although we shouldn't expect to see the BMW X1 mini-SUV stateside anytime before 2011, it looks like the folks at Bayerische Motoren Werke are working hard to make a 2010 reveal for Europe a reality. Based on the new 1 Series, but taller and stockier, the new mini SAV from BMW size-wise is supposed to be comparable to… » 12/07/07 1:16pm 12/07/07 1:16pm