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by Mark Jurista on April 11, 2013 at 02:10:00 PM

BMW today launched the Electronaut Effect, a new digital tool that gives consumers access to key data about the range, cost savings and positive environmental impact that actual BMW ActiveE drivers are experiencing across the country.

As of this writing, the 700 ActiveE drivers have driven 6,114,069 miles and averaged 36 miles driven every day. Are you an Electronaut?

P3Cars Vent Gauge: TMS Edition

by Tim Jones on February 07, 2013 at 05:35:43 PM
P3Cars Vent Gauge: TMS Edition

Turner Motorsport and P3Cars team up to take an already impressive gauge setup to the next level.

VIDEO: BMW 1M and Audi TT RS - Track day!

by Tim Jones on May 31, 2011 at 05:10:36 PM
VIDEO: BMW 1M and Audi TT RS - Track day!

No results to be had from this video other than it is always a good day when you have an open track and two brand new 300+ horsepower monsters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHwcPD3oo6Y...

VIDEO: BMW 1M gets a Complete daily driver and track review - Watch for Details

In the latest and by far the greatest video review of the BMW 1M Richard P. gives us a detailed review of the road going manners and interior appointments of the uprated 1 series. The controls are the handed over to JF Musial for hot laps around Monticello Raceway with JF going into detail about how the ///M traction control works. Richard P. sums up his review by saying "its a highly focused vehicle. You can drive it daily. When you take it to the track it's going to blow your doors...

1 Series M Coupe Official PACE CAR at Rolex 24 at Daytona

by Tim Jones on January 20, 2011 at 06:19:13 PM
1 Series M Coupe Official PACE CAR at Rolex 24 at Daytona

Only 20 days after its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the new BMW 1 Series M Coupe will appear at the Daytona International Speedway as official pace car alongside the legendary BMW M3 for the 49th Rolex 24 At Daytona, January 28th-30th. The 1 Series M Coupe’s arrival at Daytona is one of few special opportunities for fans to see BMW’s newest M model before it goes on sale in May. “There’s no better way to greet your most enthusiastic fans than from the...

Chris Harris from Evo Magazine takes the BMW 1M for a test drive - Video review

evo's Chris Harris drives a development BMW 1-series M coupe in Germany. Chris spends a lot of time in the film listing out what he feels are M car characteristics. What do you think about his list of what makes and M car? Is he on the mark or is he missing what the soul of an M car is? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cUYJEGNsj4&feature=player_embedded Follow our full E82 1 Series M coverage at http://www.bimmerfest.com/tag/1-series-m/...

InsideLine - 2012 BMW 1 Series M Coupe Prototype First Drive

by Tim Jones on October 13, 2010 at 06:35:21 PM
InsideLine - 2012 BMW 1 Series M Coupe Prototype First Drive

We've always been a fan of the BMW 135i coupe. How could you not when it packs such a terrific engine, delivers such enthralling rear-wheel-drive handling and boasts the sort of quality expected of a car wearing the sought-after blue-and-white propeller badge? But at the same time we've always felt the compact two-door, introduced in the North American market in 2007, could offer a little bit more on the performance front. We partially took this into our hands when we chipped our long-term...

BMW 1-Series M Coupe to make its debut at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

by Tim Jones on October 13, 2010 at 06:21:03 PM
BMW 1-Series M Coupe to make its debut at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

If you are a real BMW fan then you definitely want to know the date when the 1-Series M Coupe will be launched, right? Well, today we got the answer for you: the new car will make its official debut in January at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Still, this is not the only things we found out today. According to Albert Biermann, the development chief of BMW M GmbH, the new car will receive the same 3.0-liter 6-cilinder unit with turbocharger found on the Z435is unveiled back in January at the 2010...

BMW 1 Series M Coupe - Limited to 2700 copies, three colors and manual transmissions

As dual-clutch transmissions, all manner of computer whiz-bangery, and endless factory customization options become the norm for production sports cars, BMW aficionados longing for the clutch pedal days can breathe a sigh of relief. According to information recently leaked from a BMW press event, BMW's much-anticipated 1 Series M will reportedly be a limited-run, three-pedal coupe, with three color choices. While most of the car's specifics are still under wraps, attendees of a BMW press event...

BMW 1 Series M Coupe - Strip tease - Front bumper and fender revealed - Video

You already saw the BMW 1 Series M Coupe on a race track. Now you can see the first shapes and the colors of what BMW is calling a prototype 1 series M couple. BMW is going to be slowly pealing off more of the car cover until the final shape of the ///M 1 series is shown. While BMW is calling this a prototype the production cars tend to look exactly the same so what they're showing off is more or less what will hit the showrooms. What do you think of the color and the bulging front...

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