BMW 1 Series

BMW M140i Finale Edition on sale in Australia from $62,990

Feb 11, 2019

If you’ve always loved the idea of a rear-wheel drive hot hatch, now could be your last chance to buy one in the new car market. BMW Australia is introducing the M140i Finale Edition, which...

BMW 118i & 125i Shadow Edition now on sale in Australia

Nov 15, 2018

BMW Australia is spicing up the 1 Series range with the launch of two special edition models. Introducing the 118i and 125i Shadow Edition. These special editions are based on the M Sport ‘Shadow Line’...

Video: 2019 BMW 1 Series spotted, M140i form with AWD?

Sep 05, 2018

BMW has been spotted testing its upcoming 1 Series hatch out on the Nurburgring, in what appears to be M Performance form as a successor to the current M140i. The M140i badge could continue on,...

2018 BMW M140i review (video)

Mar 15, 2018

How mad is this? It’s a hot hatch that’s rear-wheel drive and powered by a turbo inline six engine, and it features a six-speed manual transmission. It’s the kind of crazy combination you’d usually only...

2019 BMW M140i spied, to adopt 2.0T with AWD (video)

Nov 27, 2017

BMW’s next-gen 2019 ‘M140i’ (name not confirmed) has been spotted at the Nurburgring in what is likely to be one of the last testing sessions of the year before winter conditions close in. The biggest...

2019 BMW 1 Series spotted with production body, switches to FWD

Oct 24, 2017

BMW has been spotted test driving the all-new, 2019 BMW 1 Series out and about near the Nurburgring in Germany. The prototype appears to be wearing its production body, following initial sightings during around June...

2018 BMW M140i review – Australian launch

Sep 28, 2017

When BMW Australia announced the new pricing for the 2017 M140i LCI, we thought they were joking. For $59,990 (excluding on-roads) you can get yourself a rear-wheel drive hatch with sweet steering, top-of-the-range luxury and...

2017 BMW 1 Series LCI on sale in Australia, M140i cut to $59,990

Jul 31, 2017

The 2017 BMW 1 Series LCI update has arrived in Australia, with the flagship M140i receiving a very attractive price cut. The update is likely to be the last before the all-new model arrives. Initially...

2017 BMW 1 Series update announced, last RWD before FWD model arrives

May 11, 2017

The BMW 1 Series has undergone its final cosmetic upgrade for 2017 before its successor switches to the front-wheel drive UKL platform. To see the only real-wheel drive player in the premium small car sector...

Video: Remembering the BMW 1 Series with 12,000rpm V8

Apr 27, 2017

We absolutely love insane engine conversions that put genuine race car engines into more conventionally bodied cars, such as the TAG F1 swapped Porsche 911, the Peugeot rally car with the Renault F2 V6 and...

Top 10 most innovative small cars of all time

Feb 15, 2017

Once upon a time small cars were known for being spartan and threadbare contraptions, with little to no comforts or features. Because profit margins are usually higher on larger cars, automakers can rarely afford to...

BMW Australia announces M140i Performance Edition, looks good…

Feb 13, 2017

BMW Australia has announced a special edition version of the M140i, called the “Performance Edition”. And, rather stupidly, the local arm hasn’t provided any photos. All the company has provided is this pointless slip which...

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