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2012 BMW 1 Series Coupe and Convertible

The appeal of the 1 Series Coupe and Convertible never rests merely on being the entry level step to the Premium Class of fine automobiles. Instead year after year, the 1 Series gets the usual BMW attention to product attributes. Powerful engines, the rear-wheel drive typical of the brand and inspirational agility make the BMW 1 Series Coupe and Convertible stand out from the crowd. These vehicles possess characteristics that are unique in the compact premium...

2011 1 Series Convertible

For drivers whose definition of Joy includes wind in the face and sunshine above, the BMW 1 Series Convertible continues the tradition established by the iconic BMW 2002 sport sedan. The essence of such driving purity - a responsive inline-6 engine perfectly positioned within a rear-drive chassis to provide balanced, sporty dynamics - is at the heart of this compact four-seat convertible. For the 2011 model year, two versions are available: the 128i (starting at $35,075...

The 2011 BMW 135i Coupe and Convertible

BMW's EfficientDynamics philosophy continues with the 2011 135i Coupe and Convertible models which feature the company's latest twin-scroll turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six cylinder engine. Both models will feature the 7-speed Double-Clutch Transmission (DCT) as an option. The new six-cylinder (N55 designation) develops maximum output of 300 hp at 5,800 rpm, with peak torque of 300 lb-ft available all the way from 1,200-5,000 rpm. This is the same level of performance as the current 3.0-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder...

THE 2009 BMW 1 SERIES CONVERTIBLE

For those whose definition of pure driving pleasure includes wind in the face and sunshine above, the 2009 BMW 1 Series Convertible continues the tradition established by the iconic BMW 2002 sport sedan. The essence of such driving purity - a responsive six-cylinder engine positioned within a rear-drive chassis to provide balanced, sporty dynamics - is at the heart of this compact four-seat convertible. For 2009 the BMW 1 Series has been enhanced with two new...

THE NEW BMW 1 SERIES CONVERTIBLE

For those whose definition of pure driving pleasure includes wind in the face and sunshine above, the new BMW 1 Series Convertible follows the tradition established by the iconic BMW 2002 sport sedan. The essence of such driving purity - a responsive six-cylinder engine positioned within a rear-drive chassis to provide balanced, sporty dynamics - is at the heart of this compact four-place convertible. The 128i Convertible, which joins the new 1 Series Coupe going on...