BMW 135i Coupe


It’s official, BMW announced yesterday that its 1-Series will carry a starting “price tag slightly under $30,000.” Video after the break. First picture in gallery.

While the 135i gets the 335’s delectable 300-HP drivetrain, good for a 5.1 second run to 60 mph, even the “entry level” 128i will have plenty of snort. The 128i will make do with 230 horses, giving up a second in the accelerative dash, yet taking it about $5,000 easier on your checkbook

[via AutoBlog]

Set for release next year, the stunning twin-turbocharged 135i coupe boasts a 3.0L engine that produces 300hp @ 5800rpm and 300 ft-lb torque @ 1400-5000rpm, rocketing it from 0-60mph in just 5.3-seconds. Video after the jump.

With its direct piezo gasoline injectors, twin low-mass turbochargers and air-to-air intercooling, optimum performance and economy is achieved with no loss in engine response

[via RSportsCars]