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      05-16-2011, 12:00 PM   #1
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We bring you the very first look at the upcoming F20 1-series M-sport front end on a 135i hatchback.

The rest of the F20 M-sport package has not yet been affixed on this car, but expect the usual set of M-sport wheels, rear bumper, sideskirts, and of course interior M-sport bits.


Besides the current testing of the F20 M-sport front bumper, here is what these photos reveal:
  • F20 M-sport bumper with air curtain technology and deeply inset air inlets, which debuted on the facelifted current 1-series and the 1M coupe
  • No fog lights with M-sport kit
  • Production exhaust pipes
  • Fixed navigation screen (like the new F12 6-series)
  • Curved center console design
  • Manual emergency brake
  • Black panel style climate/radio controls (black panel trim still missing)
  • Fixed piston brakes

We expect the F20 1-series to debut sometime in the next 1-2 weeks, so stay tuned!

Follow our complete F20 1-series coverage at: http://www.bimmerpost.com/1-series/f20/


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      05-16-2011, 01:05 PM   #2
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Hmm... 135i hatchback? I will be surprised if we see such a thing materialize. Wouldn't we have seen an X1 35i first?
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Dual exhaust? One thing I wish my coupe had. Still need to see more before getting excited.
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If they bring the Hatch Stateside this will be my next new car. Are you listening BMW!?
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That's coming together nicely. Now, keep the weight down.
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If they bring the Hatch Stateside this will be my next new car. Are you listening BMW!?
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BMW please bring this to the US... I promise I will sell my GTi (wifes daily).
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If they bring the Hatch Stateside this will be my next new car. Are you listening BMW!?
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It's not a 135i, but a 128i with the 2.0 TwinScroll turbo.
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The Nav screen on this mule, the new 6er (and according to SCOTT26, on the new 3er) just doesn't sit right with me. I guess it makes for the illusion of a lower dash line, but it looks almost arbitrarily added, unlike the "two hump" look of the E9x models.
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If they bring the Hatch Stateside this will be my next new car. Are you listening BMW!?
I will be replacing my Mountaineer sometime, add me to this list...!
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aggressive for a 1er... I like it!
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BMW have tapped into this by mirroring typical BMW dynamics and steering communication within the new UKL cars.
You mean massive body roll, a steering system that is not connected to the front wheels, and the engine note played through the speaker system?!?!?!?!
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I'd be all over this if they brought the hatch to the US.
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This needs to be an official petition thread and sent to BMW NA in every format possible.
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looks like a slightly different i-drive controller. i love it so far from what i am seeing
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no hatchbacks plz in the states.
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no hatchbacks plz in the states.
What's the big deal? You don't have to buy it, but other people would like to.
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that looks awesome
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