BMW 1 Series

BMW global sales up 39% in 2021 first half

Jul 09, 2021

BMW is celebrating a successful first half year (H1) of sales, with the wider group (including MINI and Rolls-Royce) managing to report a 39 per cent jump on last year, globally. Sales in Australia are...

BMW 128ti on sale in Australia from $56,900, arrives early 2021

Dec 01, 2020

A new hot hatch will join the premium car market in Australia early next year, called the BMW 128ti. It revives the iconic ti name and will come in as a front-wheel drive proposition just...

2021 BMW 128ti revealed, confirmed for Australia

Oct 08, 2020

BMW has revealed its intermediate hot hatch, called the 128ti. It slots beneath the M135i xDrive, coming in as a sporty, lighter weight front-wheel drive variant. Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder that develops...

New BMW 128ti in the works; warm hatch to slot below M135i

Sep 16, 2020

There’s a new warm hatch on the horizon from Bavaria, in the form of the 2021 BMW 128ti. BMW has just confirmed the variant will slot beneath the range-topping M135 xDrive in the latest 1...

BMW Australia announces M135i xDrive, M235i xDrive ‘Pure’ variants

Jul 07, 2020

BMW Australia is making its hot hatches more attainable by introducing new ‘Pure’ variants of the M135i xDrive and M235i xDrive M Performance models. These bring down the entry price by dropping some of the...

2020 BMW M135i xDrive review (video)

Jun 04, 2020

All-wheel drive. Heavily-boosted turbo four-cylinder. Practical yet purposeful hatchback design. These are the key ingredients for a great hot hatch. BMW’s M135i has switched from rear-wheel drive and dropped the lusty inline-six, but, forgetting that,...

2020 BMW 118i M Sport review (video)

Apr 28, 2020

Although the humble hatchback is slowly dwindling in sales over consumer preference to SUVs, BMW has refreshed its 1 Series, giving it a new design inside and out, new architecture, and new engine options. In...

2020 BMW 1 Series scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Dec 04, 2019

The all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series has passed through the scrutiny of ANCAP’s stringent crash test assessment regime, coming out the other side with the full five-star safety rating. ANCAP has taken crash test data...

2020 BMW 118i, M135i xDrive prices confirmed for Australia

Sep 09, 2019

BMW Australia will soon launch the all-new, 2020 BMW 1 Series, today confirming local specs and prices ahead of its local launch. It follows the unveiling of the new model in May this year. As...

2020 BMW 1 Series showcased with full M Performance parts

May 28, 2019

Just hours after revealing the all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series, BMW’s M Performance subdivision has gone ahead and unveiled the full range of sporty enhancements and accessories that will be available to customers when the...

2020 BMW 1 Series revealed, topped by M135i xDrive

May 27, 2019

BMW has revealed the all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series. It switches to a new front-wheel drive layout – although comes with all-wheel drive in some variants – and showcases more interior space and increased technology...

2020 BMW 1 Series previewed, with new M135i xDrive

May 16, 2019

BMW is getting ready to unveil the all-new, 2020 BMW 1 Series, and has just released a handful of teasers to build anticipation. The new model will switch from a rear-wheel drive platform to a...