McLaren X1: Pure Car Porn

Yes, I've been geeking out over the McLaren X1 all day. The first thing I said to anyone I met at The Quail was "have you seen the Macca? No? Let's go look at it now!" » 8/17/12 8:00pm 8/17/12 8:00pm

The McLaren X-1 Concept Is Freaking Insane

Our constant complant about concept cars not being exciting or futuristic enough isn't going to seem as credible in a few hours when everyone sees photos of the McLaren X-1. A prototype based on the McLaren MP4-12C for an unnamed collector, the X-1 is so controversial they haven't even named the designer yet. » 8/17/12 11:13am 8/17/12 11:13am

The Red Bull X1 Comes To Life, Sheds A Little Awesome

The Red Bull X1, star of the almost-here Gran Turismo 5, now exists in solid form outside of a PlayStation 3. Unfortunately, the no-holds racer's translation to model car reality includes dropping its reported gas turbine for a twin-turbo V6. » 11/09/10 5:30pm 11/09/10 5:30pm

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: 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…

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

Soueast X1 Hybrid GT Looks Sharp, But Where Do You Plug It In?

As with many western auto shows, the Beijing Motor Show has become obsessed with hybrid concept cars. Though most of these hybrids are sedans or MPV's, automaker Soueast decided to go with a squashed GT sports car. The result is the X1 Plug-in HEV, which looks rather sharp and manages to be almost a modern… » 4/28/08 10:20am 4/28/08 10:20am

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

BMW X1 Test Mule?

The story of the BMW X1 baby SUV started with a report in Germany's AutoBild, and recently culminated in an announcement of confirmation from BMW boss Norbert Reithofer. Now, just as with the X6, a strange test mule is afoot. Spies say this car, a variant of BMW's "squareface" testers of models' past, is a dummy for… » 10/01/07 6:59am 10/01/07 6:59am

It's a European Thing: BMW's Compact SUVs to Be Built in Continent

BMW's Norbert Reithofer's scheme for two new compact SUVs — one for BMW, the other for Mini — assumes Europe will be the lil buggers' primary market. The upcoming BMW X1 will be built in a European plant, and the Mini offroader will be outsourced to a third party. Speculation is on production contractor Magna Steyr,… » 9/28/07 7:33am 9/28/07 7:33am

Baby Bayern: Speculating on the BMW X1

C'mon now, enough is enough with this small SUV thing, no? According to Germany's AutoBild, BMW's working on an even smaller ute, the X1, which would be the baby brother of the X3 and X5. The Bild says BMW's alleged move is based on numbers: The small ute segment is set to grow by 50 percent by the middle of next… » 8/30/06 11:04am 8/30/06 11:04am