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E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013)
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Old 07-12-2007, 06:27 PM
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Arrow Pictures of the 1 series on the 15 freeway in San Diego!!

I was driving home from work today (I just moved from Orange County to San Diego) on the 15 south and I saw this:













Sorry about the quality, they are cellphone pictures... it's the first time I've seen the one in person, and I have to say, even as a hatchback, I like it. The car has Baja plates.
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Old 07-12-2007, 07:47 PM
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Great pics for a cell phone! I've seen several 1-series with Mexico plates here in Sd but I've never seen THAT kind of Mex. plate....it looks European. The Baja plates I usually are the same size as US plates. Nice post!
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Old 07-12-2007, 09:44 PM
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An import for sure, maybe someone on a work visa. Dang I want one!!
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Old 07-12-2007, 10:56 PM
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Shrug. They are all over San Diego. Go to Fashion Valley Mall on a weekend and you'll find several driven by the TJ brats. You'll also see tons of VW Lupos.

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Old 07-14-2007, 12:56 PM
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The 4-door hatchback is the only 1 Series that I would consider. But they won't be bringing the hatch to the states so forget it. Too bad.
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Old 07-17-2007, 09:41 AM
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I agree, they should bring the hatch to the US.
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Old 07-17-2007, 11:16 AM
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Thats just the fugly hatch imported from europe. Nothing special, they are as common there as toyotas are here, and I bet the driver was pretty annoyed with all the cameras.
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