BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW M135i 2020 review - BMW goes mainstream with its new Golf R rival
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW M135i 2020 review - BMW goes mainstream with its new Golf R rival

BMW’s latest hot hatch is a good car, but no longer a unique one, and misses the mark for pure fun
27 Jan 2020
New 2019 BMW 1-series unveiled, including a hot Golf R-rival
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BMW 1 Series hatchback

New 2019 BMW 1-series unveiled, including a hot Golf R-rival

The new 1-series has made the transition to front-wheel drive – welcome to the mainstream
28 May 2019
2019 BMW 1-series spied
2020 BMW 1 Series teaser
BMW 1 Series hatchback

2019 BMW 1-series spied

BMW’s next 1-series hatchback adopts front-wheel drive – for better or worse
17 May 2019
BMW 1-series saloon spied testing in Germany
BMW 1-series saloon - front quarter
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 1-series saloon spied testing in Germany

The BMW 1-series is about to go through big changes, not least its move to FWD
8 Nov 2018
BMW 1-series review
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BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 1-series review

A wonderfully rear-drive premium compact hatchback
14 Aug 2017

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BMW 1-series review
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BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 1-series review

A wonderfully rear-drive premium compact hatchback
14 Aug 2017
Special editions and range updates for BMW 1 and 3-series
BMW 1 Series hatchback

Special editions and range updates for BMW 1 and 3-series

Cosmetic tweaks and some shadowy special editions upgrade the 1-series and 3-series ranges for 2017
11 May 2017
BMW 125i M-Sport review - price, specs and 0-60 time
BMW 125i M Sport
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 125i M-Sport review - price, specs and 0-60 time

The BMW 125i gets a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Is it still worthy of the badge?
14 Apr 2015
BMW 118i Urban review - price, specs and 0-60 time
BMW 118i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 118i Urban review - price, specs and 0-60 time

The second generation BMW 1-series is here - and the turbocharged 118i is the most powerful petrol-powered version available from launch
4 Mar 2015
BMW 1-series 3-dr hatch available from September
Advertorial 1-series
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 1-series 3-dr hatch available from September

Continuing the expansion of the BMW 1 Series range, the brand new 3 Door Sports Hatch hits the roads in September
30 Aug 2012
BMW E30 M3 v 123d
Evolutions: BMW E30 M3 v 123d
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW E30 M3 v 123d

The original M3 is our favourite M-car, but it’s now 25 years old and, on paper, a 123d is every bit as fast. We find out the truth...
18 Jan 2012
BMW 135i
BMW 135i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 135i

The weather conspired against a new Bedford track time, but the car feels sharper than the 20bhp increase suggests, so expect a fast lap when it's fin…
1 Dec 2009
BMW 135i
BMW 135i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 135i

We've improved the feel of the car on road and track but not the lap time
15 Nov 2009
BMW 135i
BMW 135i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 135i

Uprated spring rates and a lower ride height have noticeably improved our 135i's handling
1 Nov 2009
BMW 135i
BMW 135i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 135i

Original wheels are fine, but would some BMW Performance items be even better on our 135i?
15 Oct 2009
BMW 135i
BMW 135i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 135i

Master plan is to transform our BMW 135i into a sharp trackday tool capable of rivalling the M3's Bedford lap time
1 Oct 2009
AC Schnitzer ACS1 Sport Eco
AC Schnitzer ACS1 Sport Eco
BMW 1 Series hatchback

AC Schnitzer ACS1 Sport Eco

Tuned BMW 1-series combines low running costs with lively performance
18 Mar 2009
BMW's pocket racer
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW's pocket racer

Uncompromising 1-Series TII concept influenced by classic ’70S BMWs
14 Nov 2007
BMW 130i M Sport LE
BMW 130i M Sport LE
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 130i M Sport LE

BMW announces limited edition M Sport BMW 1-series
19 Mar 2007
BMW 130i M Sport
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 130i M Sport

A superb drive, but £31K's an awful lot of money, regardless of how well it goes, looks and feels
5 Oct 2006
BMW 130i M Sport
BMW 130i M Sport
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 130i M Sport

7 Aug 2006
BMW 130i M Sport
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 130i M Sport

The 130i made its trackday debut at the end of March when the evoactive circus arrived at Snetterton. Having never visited the Norfolk circuit before,…
1 Jun 2006
BMW 130i M Sport
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 130i M Sport

It's not every day you get an empty track to play with, so when the boys at the Bedford Autodrome waved me out onto the circuit, I was determined to m…
30 Mar 2006
BMW 130i M Sport
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 130i M Sport

The Christmas break meant a jaunt to Wales to see the folks, and the chance to really get to know the 130.
6 Feb 2006