Tag: BMW 1-Series

Can The FWD BMW 128ti Keep Up With The AWD Toyota GR Yaris?

The Toyota GR Yaris has quickly established itself as one of the finest hot hatches on sale and in perfect conditions, can hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in less than 5 seconds. Surely the front-wheel drive BMW 128ti can’t keep up with it in a straight, right? To answer that question, Cars.co.za gathered the duo […]

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Chip Shortage Prompts BMW To Drop Head-Up Display For Various Models

BMW has been forced to drop its head-up display option for a number of its models due to the semiconductor shortage. A recently-published German ordering guide for new BMW models reveals that the automaker has dropped the head-up display which used to be included in the Innovation Package available in Germany. This package includes laser […]

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2022 BMW M140i Getting Ready To Take The Fight To Mercedes AMG A45

<!––> <!––> A prototype of what could be the 2022 BMW M140i has been spied testing on the Nurburgring under heavy camouflage. The current-generation 1-Series family is topped out by the M135i, a formidable rival to the likes of the Audi S3 and Mercedes-AMG A 35. However, the previous-generation 1-Series was topped out by a […]

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BMW 128ti Tries Its Best, Fails To Beat Rival FWD Hot Hatchbacks On The Track

BMW’s decision to build the new 1-Series on a front-wheel drive-biased platform took many enthusiasts by surprise. Perhaps equally surprising was the launch, last October, of the 128ti, the automaker’s first front-wheel drive hot hatch. Put to the test by SportAuto’s Uwe Sener, the 128ti lapped the Hockenheim GP at 2:07.20. This makes it slower […]

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Dahler’s BMW ‘128tii’ Has 313 HP And Aggressive New Looks

<!––> <!––> BMW’s new 2021 128ti revives the automaker’s ‘ti’ (Turismo Internazionale) nameplate and while it is a good hot hatch straight from the factory, tuning specialists Dahler thought they could make it a little better. Introducing the BMW 128tii (Turismo Internazionale Iniezione), a car that gets its name from the limited-run BMW 2002 tii. […]

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2022 Subaru BRZ STI Parts, Tesla Fans Get Nasty With Mach E Owner, Hummer EV SUV, More Corvette C8 Carnage: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Ford Mustang Mach-E Owner Reports Abuse, Death Threats From Tesla Fans A minority of Tesla owners aren’t taking kindly to traditional automakers muscling in on their EV turf. Stories are filtering through suggest some Tesla diehards are resorting […]

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