Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > X Series > X1 E84 (2011 - current)

X1 E84 (2011 - current)
The new to the US BMW X1 will arrive at BMW dealers in the fall of 2012 as a 2013 model year. Get your X1 28i with either sDrive (RWD) or xDrive (AWD) or get the US exclusive I6 N55 powered X1 35i dDrive.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-26-2010, 10:55 AM
Klamalama Klamalama is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: North East, MD
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 223
Mein Auto: 330i, C230K, 3.2CLS-6
Jeremy Clarkson says: X1 is rubbish

Jeremy Clarkson has just finished test driving the new BMW X1, which won’t arrive in the United States until 2011, and gave the new German SUV/Crossover one star out of five.

http://www.egmcartech.com/2010/04/26...ntent=My+Yahoo
__________________
[SIGPIC]
Capo di tutti capi.
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 04-28-2010, 10:49 AM
Hawflake Hawflake is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: NoVa
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 117
Mein Auto: E92 335i
The low-lights: "If it were a book, it would have no plot and a stupid cover and it would fall to pieces in the sun. But it isn't a book. And neither is it a car. It's rubbish."

This is the same guy who called the 335i SE "Big Dog Turd".
__________________
Chuck
- E93 335i Convertible
- E92 335i Coupe (Retired)
- E46 330ci (Retired)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-28-2010, 12:47 PM
pereru pereru is offline
Registered User
Location: Spain
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 7
Mein Auto: BMW X1
Opinions are like ass...

everyone has one.





Salu2
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-23-2011, 12:58 AM
SilverX3's Avatar
SilverX3 SilverX3 is online now
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Australia
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,021
Mein Auto: 130i & E92 325i, E90 SOLD
Quote:
Originally Posted by pereru View Post
Opinions are like ass...

everyone has one.





Salu2
Till you fart that when your opinion smells
__________________
Residence - StarTrek Enterprise
Job - Captain
Current Starship Fleet:
06 130i - ROCK SOLID Performer
07 320i - SOLD
08 E92 325i - Blue SOLD
Bicycles: Giant TCR Advanced Zero SOLD, Argon 18 Krypton, Argon 18E114, Trek Madone COMING
BOUGHT : MY11.5 X1 Xdrive25i

New car... Estoril Blue Car
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-29-2010, 12:39 PM
thesmaz thesmaz is offline
Registered User
Location: OKC
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 72
Mein Auto: 11 X535d
Its a well known fact among Top Gear fans that Jeremy Clarkson hates EVERY BMW except the M3................he's an MB lover
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-05-2010, 11:14 AM
AzNMpower32's Avatar
AzNMpower32 AzNMpower32 is offline
Tar Heel Faithful
Location: WNC
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 13,976
Send a message via AIM to AzNMpower32
Mein Auto: 2014 Mazda3 GT
Quote:
Originally Posted by thesmaz View Post
Its a well known fact among Top Gear fans that Jeremy Clarkson hates EVERY BMW except the M3................he's an MB lover
He likes the 135i and the new Z4. And the M5/M6.

Honestly though, the only car anyone ever needs is a Golf. I agree.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-19-2010, 09:19 AM
Beemerup Beemerup is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: San Jose
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 290
Mein Auto: 2011 535/328xi Sport Wag
Jeremy is absolutely correct!!!

The X1 is not a car. It's the ultimate driving machine. I'm sitting in Monte Carlo right now and have seen a sufficient amount of cars that just blow me away. Then i see this strange brownish strange colored car coming my way and REALLY caught my eye. What is it? An X1. AWESOME car. Jeremy is full of rubbish. SWEET ride. I'd LOVE one.
__________________

10/18/10 ED
2011 535 Jet/Oyster-Black Dakota/Step/Sport/Heated seats/Sat
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-19-2010, 09:28 AM
sdbrandon sdbrandon is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: La Jolla
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,759
Mein Auto: 2012 535i
If you don't have a mind of your own, you are easily swayed by those who do.

Jeremy is not the issue. People posting Jeremies beliefs are. They are also more likely to believe what the news service tells them.
__________________
2012 535i
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-19-2010, 09:35 AM
Beemerup Beemerup is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: San Jose
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 290
Mein Auto: 2011 535/328xi Sport Wag
Cooooorectomundo!

Quote:
Originally Posted by sdbrandon View Post
If you don't have a mind of your own, you are easily swayed by those who do.

Jeremy is not the issue. People posting Jeremies beliefs are. They are also more likely to believe what the news service tells them.
Couldn't agree more! I have such a distaste for the media. They are quite scary actually...and only because there are SO many people out there who believe everything they say is fact...when in most cases...it is fact editing so much that you might as well be reading the Enquirer to read up on which stocks to buy.
__________________

10/18/10 ED
2011 535 Jet/Oyster-Black Dakota/Step/Sport/Heated seats/Sat
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-28-2010, 08:10 PM
brkf's Avatar
brkf brkf is offline
Not Wearing Pants
Location: Earth
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 13,342
Mein Auto: Moped
Quote:
Originally Posted by sdbrandon View Post
If you don't have a mind of your own, you are easily swayed by those who do.

Jeremy is not the issue. People posting Jeremies beliefs are. They are also more likely to believe what the news service tells them.
Or find him amusing. My interest in the X1 is not changed by Jeremy's views. He blasts Porsche all the time and has a grudge agaist BMW. Shrug. Still find him funny. Same with Dan Neil.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 08-06-2011, 07:03 PM
WULFFZA WULFFZA is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: NJ
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 329
Mein Auto: 08 M5 6sp
Quote:
Originally Posted by AzNMpower32 View Post
He likes the 135i and the new Z4. And the M5/M6.

Honestly though, the only car anyone ever needs is a Golf. I agree.
Now here's something that you, I and Jeremy agree on! I am constantly drawn to the Golf. Everytime I see a GTI I smile and contemplate heading over and buying one - 4door, dark color, leather recaros, diablo style wheels : ). I think of all the grins I'll have everytime I drive it, whether its 2miles to the grocery store or a 500mile haul. I transends age groups, gender, income brackets and professions. No matter who you are, the GTI looks good on you. Whats holding me back? ugh, I shot myself in the foot and started driving BMWs, and now I feel like I am bound to them. Driving the Golf reminds of my college days Jettas. When I recently drove the Golf VI GTI, everything fell right to hand like I'd never stopped driving a VW. I like that! (cant say that about BMW, I wouldnt dare ask my mom to turn the air vents to blow on the feet on my E60, even after driving an E34 for 10yrs..) Before I die, I want a GTI!
__________________
2008 M5 6sp - Space Gray/Black
2005 Toyota 4Runner 4WD Sport Edition, Silver

Gone but not forgotten
2004 545i steptronic - Titanium Gray - Sport Package
2003 Z4 2.5i manual - Sterling Gray - Sport Package, Premium Package
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD
1996 Mercedes C220 Classic
1996 VW T3 Caravelle 2.6i
1995 VW Jetta III CLX
1989 VW Jetta II CLI exec
1961 Auto Union (DKW) 1000S (inherited from grandmother)

Last edited by WULFFZA; 08-06-2011 at 07:04 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 04-24-2011, 10:21 AM
sunstorm's Avatar
sunstorm sunstorm is offline
Be My Wife.
Location: London. UK
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 356
Send a message via MSN to sunstorm
Mein Auto: BMW, only BMW.
Quote:
Originally Posted by thesmaz View Post
Its a well known fact among Top Gear fans that Jeremy Clarkson hates EVERY BMW except the M3................he's an MB lover
+1. He try to find something bad on M3, but he failed. Otherwise he will say Cxx AMG is the king of xxxx
__________________
E38 X2 had. E39 X5 had. E46 X1 had. E65 X2 had. E71 X1 now. E84 X1 now. E90 LCI now. VW JETTA X2 had.
LOTUS ELISE SPORT X1 had. NISSAN BLUEBIRD U12 X1 had.
LEXUS SOARER 2.5T/T X1 had. CADI SRX X1 had.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 04-24-2011, 11:13 AM
AzNMpower32's Avatar
AzNMpower32 AzNMpower32 is offline
Tar Heel Faithful
Location: WNC
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 13,976
Send a message via AIM to AzNMpower32
Mein Auto: 2014 Mazda3 GT
Quote:
Originally Posted by sunstorm View Post
+1. He try to find something bad on M3, but he failed. Otherwise he will say Cxx AMG is the king of xxxx
He likes the 135i and the new 5er.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-05-2010, 10:07 AM
dammitammit's Avatar
dammitammit dammitammit is offline
Registered Human
Location: Delray Beach, FL
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 349
Mein Auto: 95 325is 5 speed
who cares?
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 05-28-2010, 10:45 AM
jishan jishan is offline
Banned
Location: Bangladesh
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3
Mein Auto: ford
x1 is just as like as i want.its just awesome machine to control,jeremy!
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 07-13-2010, 10:11 PM
SilverX3's Avatar
SilverX3 SilverX3 is online now
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Australia
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,021
Mein Auto: 130i & E92 325i, E90 SOLD
Clarkson never ever likes Bimmer.... He drives Merc and would not surprise me he has to rubbish Bimmer to keep his free Merc
__________________
Residence - StarTrek Enterprise
Job - Captain
Current Starship Fleet:
06 130i - ROCK SOLID Performer
07 320i - SOLD
08 E92 325i - Blue SOLD
Bicycles: Giant TCR Advanced Zero SOLD, Argon 18 Krypton, Argon 18E114, Trek Madone COMING
BOUGHT : MY11.5 X1 Xdrive25i

New car... Estoril Blue Car
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 09-22-2010, 11:34 PM
Anonymousmoose Anonymousmoose is offline
Registered User
Location: Australia, WA
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 36
Mein Auto: Holden Caprice 5.0 ltr V8
I like Clarkson (not as much as James May though) yet he has always had a dislike with BMW. He says the 3 series is rubbish and the M3 isnt cool. Even when he drove the M6 he knew it was the best of the lost and he had to force himself to like it. So I dont really care what Clarkson says about if he likes it or not, but I do listen to his performance/technical reviews. Even if he hates a car, if it drives well, he will say it. Ie; M5. He didnt like it but he said it drove great.

Last edited by Anonymousmoose; 09-22-2010 at 11:38 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 03-19-2011, 12:46 AM
daron001's Avatar
daron001 daron001 is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Southern California
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 147
Mein Auto: 2014 Z4 28i
It's hard to take the guy seriously...his idea of performance is a 2nd gen SLK (which he bought).
__________________
2014 Z4 28i Melbourne Red
2011 135i Coupe Space Gray (Sept. '10 ED)
2009 Z4 35i Titanium Silver (retired)
2008 335i Convertible Space Gray (retired)
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 03-19-2011, 02:22 AM
darbyogill darbyogill is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: East LA
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 193
Mein Auto: '92 Saturn SL2
It's ugly, it has cheap interior materials, it rides harsh, and it's underpowered and expensive.

Sounds like an E83 X3

I keed... I keed...
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by rsgl View Post
darbyogill, how deep is your deep throat?
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-28-2011, 08:54 AM
HerrK's Avatar
HerrK HerrK is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: CA
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 589
Mein Auto: 2011 Z4 35i
Quote:
Originally Posted by daron001 View Post
It's hard to take the guy seriously...his idea of performance is a 2nd gen SLK (which he bought).
He an entertainer. Anyone who makes the statement "It doesn't feel like a pair of turbo chargers. It feels like a pair or TESTIES!! BIG MEATY ONES!" - Jeremy Clarkson on the N54 powered Z4. OMG I enjoy the heck out of my Z4, it is my daily driver, but seriously - big meaty testies. NOT. My original 427 Shelby Cobra - Yes big meaty testies.

Can't wait to see & drive the US configured X1's. Hope to do one for our next ED.
__________________


HerrK - Keine Eifelfahrt ohne eine Runde über den Nürburgring

May 2010 ED l 2011 35i l Crimson over Ext'd Coral Red w/brushed Alum l 6sp MT l Prem Sound l Sport Pack l 296's l Comfort Access l Alarm l Power Heated Seats l & Nav.
FrauK - 2014 Q5 TDI - May 2014 ED | Cuvée Silver over Pistachio beige | Premim Plus | MMI | Nav | B&O
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 03-19-2011, 04:13 AM
sunstorm's Avatar
sunstorm sunstorm is offline
Be My Wife.
Location: London. UK
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 356
Send a message via MSN to sunstorm
Mein Auto: BMW, only BMW.
In his mind, BMW isn't a car maker ever,,,MB is the best(for him)

BUT, for me, BMW is the best i can buy...
__________________
E38 X2 had. E39 X5 had. E46 X1 had. E65 X2 had. E71 X1 now. E84 X1 now. E90 LCI now. VW JETTA X2 had.
LOTUS ELISE SPORT X1 had. NISSAN BLUEBIRD U12 X1 had.
LEXUS SOARER 2.5T/T X1 had. CADI SRX X1 had.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 04-23-2011, 01:00 AM
SilverX3's Avatar
SilverX3 SilverX3 is online now
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Australia
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,021
Mein Auto: 130i & E92 325i, E90 SOLD
Quote:
Originally Posted by sunstorm View Post
In his mind, BMW isn't a car maker ever,,,MB is the best(for him)

BUT, for me, BMW is the best i can buy...
he gets paid by merc
__________________
Residence - StarTrek Enterprise
Job - Captain
Current Starship Fleet:
06 130i - ROCK SOLID Performer
07 320i - SOLD
08 E92 325i - Blue SOLD
Bicycles: Giant TCR Advanced Zero SOLD, Argon 18 Krypton, Argon 18E114, Trek Madone COMING
BOUGHT : MY11.5 X1 Xdrive25i

New car... Estoril Blue Car
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 04-23-2011, 03:05 AM
Anonymousmoose Anonymousmoose is offline
Registered User
Location: Australia, WA
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 36
Mein Auto: Holden Caprice 5.0 ltr V8
I gotta confess, I bought a Merc last week.... oh oh.
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 08-05-2011, 02:53 AM
SilverX3's Avatar
SilverX3 SilverX3 is online now
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Australia
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,021
Mein Auto: 130i & E92 325i, E90 SOLD
Spoke two 2 x1 owners they agreed with jeremy
__________________
Residence - StarTrek Enterprise
Job - Captain
Current Starship Fleet:
06 130i - ROCK SOLID Performer
07 320i - SOLD
08 E92 325i - Blue SOLD
Bicycles: Giant TCR Advanced Zero SOLD, Argon 18 Krypton, Argon 18E114, Trek Madone COMING
BOUGHT : MY11.5 X1 Xdrive25i

New car... Estoril Blue Car
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 08-06-2011, 05:10 AM
3ismagic#'s Avatar
3ismagic# 3ismagic# is offline
HerrDoktorProfessor
Location: land of milk and honey
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,039
Mein Auto: '11 335d
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilverX3 View Post
Spoke two 2 x1 owners they agreed with jeremy
Are they mentally retarded? Why did they buy the car if it is "rubbish"?
__________________

Entertaining America Since 1975
European Delivery July 26th 2011
ED Video: https://vimeo.com/60051914
ED Trip Report:http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=557294

335d| Deep Sea Blue| Black/Aluminum | Stuff | Gadgets | More Stuff | Power Whatnots | Auto-Verbing Nouns
BMWCCA #448878
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > X Series > X1 E84 (2011 - current)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms