Our friends over at 1Addicts will go to great lengths to provide the latest scoop on anything and everything regarding the BMW 1-Series.

This time, they managed to get a new video of a camouflaged BMW and what looks to be a modified 1-Series - or is it the new M1 - that was seen making a few test rounds around the Nurburgring?

There’s not a lot of information to be had regarding this particular model, although rumors are circulating that this particular 1-Series will have a twin-turbocharged straight six engine that produces around 350 horsepower. That output should then give us an indication that this particular 1-Series could be slotted between the 135i, which produces 306 horsepower, and the M3, which comes with 420 horsepower.

So, if you’re looking at this car and thinking that this may be the new M1, we’re not going to dispute that, although we’d sure as heck would like to have some kind of confirmation on it.


Source: 1Addicts

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  (398) posted on 07.21.2011

I wonder if the Top Gear have already reviewed this car in their show? I want to know the speed record of this car in the Nurburgring. BTW, it seems that BMW is continuously working on the M package.

  (473) posted on 07.21.2011

As expected from the BMW, it has an impressive speed performance and it seems that they know that this production vehicle will be an instant hit!The drifting of this car in the helipad is kind of impressive.

  (727) posted on 07.13.2011

Well, I have to admit that I’m impressed with the styling of this vehicle. I have seen this car drift in the tallest building and I would say that still gives a smooth ride an operatic engine sounds.

  (502) posted on 07.13.2011

I really cannot figure put on how this car will look with its heavy camouflage. However, this car was debut in the Detroit. The M package really makes the car to look more awesome plus it has an impressive speed output.

  (238) posted on 06.22.2011

And as expected from the M package, the look of this car is quite impressive. Other thing, the speed performance of this car is good as well. BTW, I wonder if they remove the speed limiter of this car?

  (394) posted on 06.22.2011

I’m glad to say that recently, BMW have debut the newer version of the M1 series. And as response the Mini have also release their own production to have a head to head competition with the BMW car!

  (570) posted on 03.2.2011

No doubt that this one is the next z4 Roadster! Although BMW is not that flexible when it comes to styling details.
Yet I’m so impressed that the new model is much cheaper, lighter , smaller and powered by the 1800 cc engine. BMW has been making small cars and smaller engines for years, but they don’t sell them in the US, so don’t expect that it will be coming soon.

  (592) posted on 03.2.2011

The M1 will almost certainly be the cheapest M division car when it goes on sale in the UK some time in 2011, with a price tag of around £38,000.BMW having already done its winter testing in Northern Europe and hot-weather trials in the deserts of California, this maximum velocity testing may mean the X3 is in the latter days of its development.
As a highly successful real estate agent, I will go the extra mile to sell more property to get
one these (in black of course).

  (340) posted on 04.25.2010

Underneath the M1 should get uprated springs and dampers, along with the obligatory lightweight 18-inch alloys, but I think the basic 1 Series coupe suspension set-up is expected and better to remain the same.

  (428) posted on 04.22.2010

Yeah, the M1 is the middle of performance of 135i and m3 series for sure it can perform well as the BMW’s promises.

  (612) posted on 04.22.2010

What a lovely performance by M1, isn’t that amazing? A full size luxury sedan can perform just like a sports tuner car and handles like a street tuned race car.

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