I'm wondering about this too. that's why the article is in the rumor section. Seem quite unlikely, although that given the new turbo 4 is replacing the I6, BMW could certainly sell some hatches with lesser 4 cylinders.
2008 528i: Ti Silver/Black/Light Poplar Wood, ZPP, ZCW, STEP, Comfort Seat, Heated Rear Seat, PDC, Xenon, Nav, iPod. 35% ceramic tint. VentureShield Clear Bra.