The Truth About Cars » 1 Series http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » 1 Series http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Reader Review: 2013 BMW 128i M-Sport http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/reader-review-2013-bmw-128i-sport/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/reader-review-2013-bmw-128i-sport/#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1282122 From reader-but-not-commenter Paul Stanley (save the comments, B&B) comes a review of what he feels to be the last enthusiast-focused Bimmer — JB BMW’s neue klasse marked the beginning of an era of driver-focused cars in the 1960s by introducing a lightweight, moderately powered car that sought balance and usability above all else. Perhaps more importantly, […]

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From reader-but-not-commenter Paul Stanley (save the comments, B&B) comes a review of what he feels to be the last enthusiast-focused Bimmer — JB BMW’s neue klasse marked the beginning of an era of driver-focused cars in the 1960s by introducing a lightweight, moderately powered car that sought balance and usability above all else. Perhaps more importantly, […]

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BMW Mexico Plant To Build 150,000 Annually http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/bmw-mexico-plant-to-build-150000-annually/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/bmw-mexico-plant-to-build-150000-annually/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=857249 Though BMW may announce Thursday where in Mexico it will build its second North American plant, sources close to the matter said the plant will pump 150,000 units annually into auto trains bound for the United States. Automotive News Europe also reports a Mexican government official claimed the new plant would come with a €1 […]

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Though BMW may announce Thursday where in Mexico it will build its second North American plant, sources close to the matter said the plant will pump 150,000 units annually into auto trains bound for the United States. Automotive News Europe also reports a Mexican government official claimed the new plant would come with a €1 […]

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BMW 2 Series to Debut in 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/bmw-2-series-to-debut-in-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/bmw-2-series-to-debut-in-2014/#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:16:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=634377 Yesterday, we brought to you a few leaked shots of the high-performance BMW M235i. Today, we have a plethora of official photos, plus more information about the 2 Series set to make its debut during the 2014 North American International Auto Show prior to going on sale in the first quarter of the new year. […]

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Yesterday, we brought to you a few leaked shots of the high-performance BMW M235i. Today, we have a plethora of official photos, plus more information about the 2 Series set to make its debut during the 2014 North American International Auto Show prior to going on sale in the first quarter of the new year. […]

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Next-Gen BMW 1 Series Debuts In Five-Door Euro Spec http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/next-gen-bmw-1-series-debuts-in-five-door-euro-spec/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/next-gen-bmw-1-series-debuts-in-five-door-euro-spec/#comments Thu, 09 Jun 2011 23:21:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=398011 If we learn from history, we won’t expect this funky-fresh five-door to ever come to the US. Though we may get a sedan version of this generation of Einser, chances are we will probably still just get the coupe again. And because the new 1er is longer (by 8.5 cm) than its predecessor and heavier […]

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If we learn from history, we won’t expect this funky-fresh five-door to ever come to the US. Though we may get a sedan version of this generation of Einser, chances are we will probably still just get the coupe again. And because the new 1er is longer (by 8.5 cm) than its predecessor and heavier […]

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Do 80 Percent of BMW 1 Series Drivers Really Think Their Cars Is FWD? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/do-80-percent-of-bmw-1-series-drivers-really-think-their-cars-is-fwd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/do-80-percent-of-bmw-1-series-drivers-really-think-their-cars-is-fwd/#comments Tue, 23 Mar 2010 17:20:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=350082 Debates over the relative values of front-, rear- and all-wheel-drive have raged for as long as automotive enthusiasm has existed, and after decades of argument, the only thing that anyone seems to agree on is that the the drive wheels matter. But do they? According to Automotive News Europe [sub]’s Luca Ciferri, More proof that […]

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Debates over the relative values of front-, rear- and all-wheel-drive have raged for as long as automotive enthusiasm has existed, and after decades of argument, the only thing that anyone seems to agree on is that the the drive wheels matter. But do they? According to Automotive News Europe [sub]’s Luca Ciferri, More proof that […]

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Wild Ass Rumor Of The Day: Meet the 1 Series-based Roadster http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/wild-ass-rumor-of-the-day-meet-the-1-series-based-roadster/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/wild-ass-rumor-of-the-day-meet-the-1-series-based-roadster/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2009 23:20:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=335198 Think the new Z4 is a bloated boulevard cruiser unworthy of the roadster-implying Z badge? We’d tend to agree. Which is why we were chuffed to see renderings of a possible BMW 1 Series-based Z2 roadster in the most recent Auto Motor und Sport (print edition). Several Einser engines will be available say AM und […]

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Think the new Z4 is a bloated boulevard cruiser unworthy of the roadster-implying Z badge? We’d tend to agree. Which is why we were chuffed to see renderings of a possible BMW 1 Series-based Z2 roadster in the most recent Auto Motor und Sport (print edition). Several Einser engines will be available say AM und […]

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