2012 BMW 1-Series Review and News – MotorAuthority

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2012 BMW 1-Series

2012 BMW 1-Series 2-door 135i Angular Front View

BMW’s entry-level and convertibles carry on with few for the 2012 model year, for a few tech updates and a mildly front end. In the disappointing-news-department, the 1-Series M Coupe is gone the lineup for the 2012 model although there are rumors of its in the future.

There’s still a lot to like available 1-Series models. the gateway-to-the-brand 128i. The car comes a 230-horsepower, 3.0-liter inline-six that can be mated to the buyer’s of either a six-speed manual or a automatic transmission. Opt for the 135i, and get a twin-scroll turbocharger on the 3.0-liter six raises output to 300 horsepower, as as your choice of six-speed or seven-speed dual-clutch (DCT)

Both cars come in coupe or convertible variants.

base models can be somewhat for an entry-level luxury car. If you black plastic, you’ll like the 128i’s cockpit; if you the interior can be dressed up in higher-trim Front seats are comfortable and but rear seats are best for children, thanks to a lack of leg room and head room.

The 1-Series’ handling is quite thanks to the cars’ front-engine, layout and a suspension that balances cornering ability ride comfort. Buyers the sharpest handling can opt for the Sport (or better yet, the M Sport while those focused on cruising may be happiest sticking the base suspension. Even cars provide good feel and reasonable handling, translates to BMW’s claimed Am Fahren,” or joy in driving.

BMW’s 1-Series coupes at just over $32,000 you could locate a 128i no options), while a fully 135i convertible can cross the barrier. That’s a broad range to appeal to a wide of shoppers, assuming you can live the limited interior room of entry-level offering.

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For a detailed look at BMW’s models, see our complete review on The Car .

UPDATE 2012 BMW 135i Hatchback Spy Video

The 2012 BMW three-door hatchback won’t be in the U.S. but its drivetrain will the arrival of the next-generation 1-Series and Convertible models. Read

UPDATE 2012 BMW 135i Hatchback Spy Shots

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