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 M3 F80 Caught Testing On The Autobahn

We still aren't sure whether it will have a downsized bi/tri turbo V6 when the next generation of the high performance 3-series officially debuts, but as this video indicates—equipped with a V8 or not—the F80 M3 will still be quite fast. » 3/18/12 12:30pm 3/18/12 12:30pm

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

BMW M1 AHG races again to the auction block

As it was winding down its M1 racecar program in 1982, BMW built 10 street-legal, higher-powered copies dubbed the M1 AHG, meant only for its racers. The sole example with BMW's racing colors will hit an auction next month. » 5/25/11 2:30pm 5/25/11 2:30pm

BMW's forgotten mid-engine supercar for sale on Ebay

When it was introduced at the Paris Auto Show in 1978 the BMW M1 was the first mid-engine vehicle BMW had ever built. 33 years later, the low production M1 is the only mid-engine vehicle the company has ever built. One of the rare M1s is currently listed on Ebay, but the entry price to malaise era Bavarian super car… » 4/30/11 12:30pm 4/30/11 12:30pm

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

First BMW 1M Coupe On US Roads

The very first BMW 1M was spotted in the Philadelphia area this morning. In Valencia Orange with a set of NJ manufacturer's license plates this 1M wasn't exactly trying to blend in. [BMW Blog] » 1/24/11 2:30pm 1/24/11 2:30pm

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

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

BMW 1 Series M Does The Cadillac Strip Tease

The BMW 1 Series M's showing a little skin with a front quarter strip tease a la Cadillac CTS Coupe. Nice cross-drilled rotors. We were going to call it "The Bob Lutz Strip Tease," but that's a horrifying mental image. » 8/27/10 4:30pm 8/27/10 4:30pm

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. [Auto-News.de (translated) via Pistonheads] » 6/04/10 8:30am 6/04/10 8:30am

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

The Sexy Secret History Of BMW's New Artist

Jeff Koons isn't just the artist behind BMW's latest art car — he's also created some seriously erotic artwork. Take this piece, depicting his porn-star ex-wife, titled "Dirty Jeff on Top." Is this the kind of artist BMW wants? (NSFW) » 4/12/10 1:45pm 4/12/10 1:45pm

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

A Video Peek Inside BMW's Secret Motorsport Warehouse

One week ago, I rediscovered pictures I took inside BMW's closed-to-the-public motorsport museum. Those images were four years old, however, and their pron was limited. Now someone has YouTubed an off-the-cuff video tour of the same building. McLaren overload, anyone? » 2/26/10 2:00pm 2/26/10 2:00pm

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