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E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013)
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:01 AM
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Sep '12 issue of Roundel mag says 2012 1 series 5-door will arrive in the US 6 months after Frankfurt. How reliable and anyone else seen anything to confirm?
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Old 09-14-2011, 12:49 PM
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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.
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I'll believe it when I see it. Too often I've heard rumours that just turned out too good to be true.
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Yeah, hope so. I always figured though The Suits at BMW USA thought it would cannibalize MINI sales.

I had a 120d five door for a weeks rental in uk last year. Nice, but it was a small car.
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