BMW launches the 128ti

One year after the launch of the BMW M135i xDrive which is the performance flagship of the current generation 1-Series, BMW launched a new performance version called 128ti which can be classified as a FWD premium C-Segment hot hatch. Below, you can find the official press release with all the information about the new model:The new BMW 128ti With its specially tuned M Sport suspension and Torsen limited-slip differential, the exclusively front-wheel-drive ...

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This custom hot hatch is a BMW M140i with M2 parts

Bmw & Mini UK Group published a few images of their latest project, a hot hatch mashup between the BMW M2 Coupe and the M140i three-door hatchback which kind of looks amazing! The M140i served as the base for the build, inheriting the fenders, headlights, hood, bumpers, mirrors and wheels from the M2 Coupe. The new parts came from a wrecked example of the M2 so no cars were harmed during the process. ...

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BMW M135i xDrive VS Mercedes-AMG A 35 4Matic

It is not often that two direct competitors on the same segment are launching so close to each other with almost identical specs however this is the case with the new offerings from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The class between the two German automakers has been raging for decades however both companies are comparably new to the premium C-Segment hot hatch market.BMW was the only company with an RWD 6-cylinder hot ...

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BMW M140i tuned by Manhart

For those who want more power from their BMW M140i, which was the last RWD hot hatch on sale, German tuner Manhart offers the MH1 400 package.Thanks to recalibrated ECU software and a new downpipe, the 3.0-litre straight-six engine produces 320 kW / 435 hp of power and 644 Nm of torque. For comparison, the stock BMW M140i produced 250 kW/340 hp and 500 Nm of torque which was a record for the hot hatches on sale at the time, ...

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BMW M135i xDrive is the latest hot hatch from Munich

BMW launched the all-new third generation of the 1-Series together with its most powerfull variant - the M135i xDrive - which for the first time in the model's history is based on a new FWD architecture (supporting the xDrive AWD system) and is no longer available with a six cylinder engine.Design-wise, the 1 Series adopts BMW's latest design identity, distancing itself from its predecessors with more conventional proportions. Due to ...

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Audi S3 MK2 VS BMW 130i M-Package

In this rivalry, we compare two premium C-Segment hot hatches from the 00's. On the left, the second generation of the Audi S3 and on the right, the first generation BMW 130i equipped with the M-Package. Both models were premium, came from German automakers and produced 265 hp / 195 kw of power, however the similarities end there as the Audi had a four cylinder turbocharged engine and the BMW had a six cylinder ...

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BMW M140i Finale Edition

BMW Australia unveiled the swan's song of the mighty M140i, dubbed as the "Finale", with additional equipment and some visual tweaks. The M140i Finale Edition comes fitted with the 18 inch M light alloy wheels finished in Orbit Grey or Jet Black, adaptive LED headlights, tinted tailights, gloss black front grille,  special badging and dual tailpipes finished in black chrome.Inside, the car is equipped with the 8.8" infotainment system (BMW ConnectedDrive), wireless smartphone charging, harman/kardon premium sound ...

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BMW M140i AC Schnitzer

BMW M140i tuned by AC Schnitzer

BMW Abu Dhabi Motors recently unveiled a BMW M140i equipped with AC Schnitzer tuning kit on their Facebook page.Visually, the car comes in black color with black inserts to the LED headlights, black finish for the kidney grille and some upgrades from AC Schnitzer that include:19" AC Schnitzer Type VIII Bi-color alloy wheels front splitter rear roof spoiler exhaust system by AkrapovicUnder the bonnet, the 3.0 liter, straight six engine - ...

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