Tag: BMW 1-Series

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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Audi S3, BMW M135i And Mercedes-AMG A35 Settle Their Differences In A Series Of Tests

Here’s a question: if you wanted a premium hot hatch but don’t want to spend a small fortune on something like a Mercedes-AMG A45/A45 S, what should you get? This series of challenges tries to give an answer by putting three of premium hot hatchbacks against each other. The models are the Mercedes-AMG A35, the […]

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