Now that BMW released the official details for the new generation 1-Series, it was only a matter of time before news of additional perks and packages were released as well. was at the forefront of this information with news of the M-Sport package. According to the Germans, the M-Sport package will be available starting March 2012 and will add extra sporting equipment.

The most intriguing feature of the new M Sport package is the addition of Estoril Blue Metallic to the list of color options (five total). This new color will join the ranks of an Individual High-gloss Shadow Line which replaces the chrome trim and a Dark Shadow Metallic rear diffuser. New components include a separate bumper and skirts for a more dynamic look, as well as fog lights and a set of 17" M light-alloy wheels as standard, 18" optional.

The interior of the 1-Series also sees a few changes with an M leather steering wheel with multi function (paddle shifters optional), an M shifter, aluminum pedals, and aluminum inserts. Sports seats are also present and can be donned in Black, Oyster, or Coral Red Nappa leather or in a combination of Hexagon Fabric / Alcantara.

The new engine in the line-up is the 1.6-liter petrol engine that will be used in the BMW 116i and BMW 118i models in combination with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The different variations of this engine will range from 136 HP to 170 HP.

  • 2012 BMW 1-Series with M-Sport Package
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    136 HP, 170 HP
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    1600 L
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  (447) posted on 12.5.2011

It looks so attractive on its sleek body paint, and I also noticed that it looks cool on the design of its wheels. However, I’m not satisfied by its petrol output, which is 136 horsepower only.

  (378) posted on 06.13.2011

Yeah I agree with all of you! There’s something with this car that makes it more fabulous! I like the way it made as simple one!

  (619) posted on 06.13.2011

Yeah I agree with all of you! There’s something with this car that makes it more fabulous! I like the way it made as simple one!

  (619) posted on 06.13.2011

One thing that isn’t really clear to me is whether the M-Sport package that comes with this one is just an option or is already standard with the car. I hope that it is the latter in this case.

  (600) posted on 06.13.2011

Though I think there’s nothing new with this model when it comes to outside appearance, 2012 BMW model will be a great choice for some sports car enthusiasts.
With its upgraded engine and other features, this car will surely compete in the market.

  (334) posted on 06.10.2011

That’s really what I like about this car. Overall, it isn’t really all that flashy, but there is something to the design of the whole car that would make you like it.

  (329) posted on 06.9.2011

I would agree with you on that one. The I-Series is really starting to be one awesome car, what with all the features that it has. And they definitely made it even better with the addition of the M-Sport package.

  (666) posted on 06.9.2011

The design of the car is simple. But all parts of the car is so impressive The interior with an M leather, the wheel with multi function, and also the engine has absolutely a plus factor.

  (518) posted on 06.8.2011

Yeah, you’re correct, the M-Sport package is mostly about the exterior looks of the car, though some of its components actually does add a bit to the performance. Good thing that they took care of that also.

  (570) posted on 06.8.2011

Well, it looks rough and shiny. I love the color of this one. This is a true BMW Car at all. This New Generation 1-Series has perfect appearance and performance.

  (815) posted on 06.8.2011

Yeah, you’re right, they definitely made a good move here with all the options that they have included for the car. It’s also a good thing that they are including the M-Sport.

  (1333) posted on 06.8.2011

Well, not really an upgrade for the exterior but in the engine as well. And its glad to hear an boost of 40 hp from this package.

  (553) posted on 06.8.2011

As far as I know, the M-Sport Package consist of accessories for the exterior of the 1 series. And I have to admit that the specs here sounds beautiful though I haven’t seen a compete upgrade version of this car.

  (683) posted on 06.7.2011

oh! The new generation of 1 series just debuted recently and its great to know that they will be offering a M package for this car. However, I want to see a more powerful engine for this car.

  (453) posted on 06.7.2011

The 2012 BMW 1-series looks promising. I’ve checked on the details from the site and I’m glad that BMW also considered to include additional features from its color to the standard engines.

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