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E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013)
BMWs throw back to the iconic 2002, with a renewed form and function. The smallest car in BMW's line up but still packs a punch. Available in coupe or convertible, powered by either an inline 6 in the 128 or the twin turbo rocket sled 135.

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Old 04-24-2013, 05:13 PM
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drive : much nice than the rawness of my E87 130i

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Old 04-24-2013, 05:26 PM
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I love these, specifically in the coupe model. wish it was sold in the US.

the RHD looks awesome, it's got some great cargo space, and its different. You dont see a ton of them on the road (at least in the US0, so you'd have that factor going for you.
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not a fan of it
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not a fan of it
agree .... external design is weird
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You don't know how badly I wish we got the 5-door 1 series in the US. The X1 is the closest thing we get.
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I like it. Very useful, and fun to drive too. Even if you don't drive on the right side of the road.
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Re: About to bite the Bullet... what do you think ?

reminds me too much of the chevy aveo

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Old 04-26-2013, 08:15 AM
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Looks very close to GTI and it's a RWD or you could wait for 2 series.
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