BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-10-2010, 10:49 AM   #353
skierman64
Brigadier General
skierman64's Avatar
United_States
43
Rep
3,068
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 E92 Space Gray M3 & E36M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Greater St Louis Metro area

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
1998 M3 Coupe  [0.00]
2008 M3 Coupe  [0.00]
Send a message via Yahoo to skierman64
Seems like half the comments on here are saying the car was overdone, while the other half say it's not done enough. Based on the comments, it seems as if they got it just right.
__________________
Get a professional motorsports full featured stopwatch app for your Blackberry here: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/19464
Invest Wisely...The best mod for your money?? BMWCCA high performance driver's school. The mod that lasts a lifetime and improves the performance of any car you drive
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 10:49 AM   #354
M3roar
Lieutenant
M3roar's Avatar
6
Rep
453
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 e92 M3
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Houston, Texas

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3 e92  [4.67]
1998 BMW M3  [4.25]
can someone PLEASE Photoshop front and rear shots in Monte Carlo Blue and Dakar Yellow? ( the two colors Id consider most if we could order them like that. )





Also BMW PLEASE dont give us Jet Black.... PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE give us a black with more character like the e36 Cosmos or the E46 Carbon....
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 10:49 AM   #355
M3
///M3
M3's Avatar
9
Rep
332
Posts

 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Atlanta

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to M3
BMW has officially lost it's goal in making M cars. I never have thought of buying anything beside an M car. Big thanks to whomever ruined the cars I love since I was a kid.

Incase some of you wanna know/remember what a real deal car is;

Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 10:51 AM   #356
Haywood
Captain
United_States
21
Rep
925
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 BMW M3 Coupe
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Fairfax, VA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ghusheshe View Post
To all the hater thinking they can slap after market parts in their 135i to achieve this, please read the online catalogue
Here:
http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicle..._catalogue.pdf
It does make me laugh that ANYONE on here thinks they are better than an M engineer and they just slap parts on a 135i. Save the idiotic comments.
__________________
2013 M3 - Mineral White, Carbon Fiber Roof, Competition, Cold Weather, Premium, 6MT, BPM Stage 2 Tune, MS Stage 2 Intake, ESS Test Pipes, M Performance Wheel
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:01 AM   #357
Ash83
Major
Ash83's Avatar
United_States
14
Rep
1,168
Posts

 
Drives: 10' 135i (sold)/14' Audi RS5
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Miami, FL

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Iwantm3 View Post
no dct = fail , looks nice though single turbo this little fucker =D
This car was not built for you.. Move on..
__________________
Alpine White, Coral RED , Glacier Silver Aluminum trim, M sport, 6MT, NAV, HiFi, USB-iPod, Bluetooth

Performance: JB4|BMW PE|DP Cosmetics: BMW Sport Pedals|Black Kidney Grill
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:07 AM   #358
technik330
Second Lieutenant
6
Rep
264
Posts

 
Drives: Technik Stage 3 S/C 330Ci ZHP
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: SoCal-

iTrader: (0)

Wow....

I'm more than cognizant of everyone being "entitled" to an opinion; but if you literally have nothing to say worth reading don't post.

There's a handful of posters in here who've complained, about almost the exact same things, a handful of times.

If you don't like it, cool, gtfo-

I, amongst the few it seems like, love the car, as a whole. I believe it's just right.

I like the fact there's three colors, now at least, reminds me of my '00 Civic Si; there was only three colors, so you had to deal...or not. I also love the fact that there's no DCT, that should force people to drive a manual, or learn -

I hope we'll see some reviews fairly soon, pretty sure the embargo is gone now, and that'll help seal the deal.

Does anyone "know" if they did change out the turbos? I remember reading in a review that there was mention of upgraded turbos...which would definitely differentiate it from a Z435iS.

Sorry for the rant.
__________________
Technik 330 Past Projects:
'05 BMW 330Ci ZHP - Technik's ZHP *Sold*
'06 Acura RSX-S - *Sold*
'07 Subaru STI - *Daily*
'11 Honda Civic Si Sedan - *Sold*
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:10 AM   #359
davem3fan
Lieutenant
davem3fan's Avatar
United_States
11
Rep
583
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 E70 X5d Swiss Army Knife
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Philly Metro

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
DING DING DING... We have a winner!

Quote:
Originally Posted by skierman64 View Post
Seems like half the comments on here are saying the car was overdone, while the other half say it's not done enough. Based on the comments, it seems as if they got it just right.
Precisely!
__________________
Dave Flogaus CCA #123862
Instructor, BMW Club Racer & Nürburgring Specialist
95 E34 M5 3.8 Daytona Violet
98 E36 M3/4 White IS #244
14 F31 M Sport Touring, 13 E70 X5d
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:11 AM   #360
BMWinNorthdakota
Banned
60
Rep
1,109
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 bmw 335i e90
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Fargo ND

iTrader: (0)

Where is the visualizer
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:13 AM   #361
Justin(OKC)
SMYLMKR
Justin(OKC)'s Avatar
United_States
26
Rep
1,369
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3, 1988 M3, 2015 X1
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oklahoma City, OK

iTrader: (7)

Garage List
This thread is very entertaining....

For what it is worth, not counting the AST's, swift springs, and labor, I spent $2000 on parts just to get the M3 suspension bits on the car. You add a $2000 coilover/damper kit of your choice and you are now to $4000.

So what is missing: LSD ($2000), wider track, bigger wheels/tires, BMW engine tune/cooling kit, and the exclusiveness of being an M-car.

I read in a post that the 1M is going to be ~$9k more than a 135i. Personally, I think that is a heck of a deal!! I was going to sell my 135i because of the way the thing handled stock. I didn't really fall in love with how it drove until I did the suspension work. The 300hp is enough that I already am buying tires every year. My guess is that the wider track is going to make the car feel much more like the handling of my E30 M3. Yes, my 135i is a faster car than my stock E30 M3, but there is a magical feeling to the E30 in a corner. If that is what the 1M is going to be like, it is going to be hard for me to pass up (even with the styling things I don't like too well). MSRP for my car was about $45k for my 135i and I would have paid $1k more to have a sunroof delete. The 1M may in fact be perfect for me, even though I really want an E90 M3 before it goes out of production. I'm one that would love to see the M DCT on the 1M, but it not an option....oh well.

So I guess as I get older I am entertained more by the people who say they wish it was this or wish it was that. Take the car for what it is. It isn't going to be the car for everyone....

I for one, think that this car is special

Lastly, for me the deciding factor will be what it actually takes to put my AST's on the 1M. I'll just transfer them over. I'd like to do the same with my performance steering wheel!!!
__________________
2011 E90 M3 - Alpine White/Fox Red Extended/Carbon Leather
Premium/Convenience/Cold Weather Package - Competition Package - M-DCT - Sunshades - EPS - BMW Apps - Sat Radio - Ipod/USB
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:19 AM   #362
Peteypab2133
Private First Class
2
Rep
194
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 GT500 on order / E90 325
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Highland Heights KY

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Justin(OKC) View Post
This thread is very entertaining....

For what it is worth, not counting the AST's, swift springs, and labor, I spent $2000 on parts just to get the M3 suspension bits on the car. You add a $2000 coilover/damper kit of your choice and you are now to $4000.

So what is missing: LSD ($2000), wider track, bigger wheels/tires, BMW engine tune/cooling kit, and the exclusiveness of being an M-car.

I read in a post that the 1M is going to be ~$9k more than a 135i. Personally, I think that is a heck of a deal!! I was going to sell my 135i because of the way the thing handled stock. I didn't really fall in love with how it drove until I did the suspension work. The 300hp is enough that I already am buying tires every year. My guess is that the wider track is going to make the car feel much more like the handling of my E30 M3. Yes, my 135i is a faster car than my stock E30 M3, but there is a magical feeling to the E30 in a corner. If that is what the 1M is going to be like, it is going to be hard for me to pass up (even with the styling things I don't like too well). MSRP for my car was about $45k for my 135i and I would have paid $1k more to have a sunroof delete. The 1M may in fact be perfect for me, even though I really want an E90 M3 before it goes out of production. I'm one that would love to see the M DCT on the 1M, but it not an option....oh well.

So I guess as I get older I am entertained more by the people who say they wish it was this or wish it was that. Take the car for what it is. It isn't going to be the car for everyone....

I for one, think that this car is special

Lastly, for me the deciding factor will be what it actually takes to put my AST's on the 1M. I'll just transfer them over. I'd like to do the same with my performance steering wheel!!!
One major thing to add to this. What would the value of this M car be 7 years from now vs the exact 135i model modded up to be similar in statue.

The M will go one to hold a higher residual value than the base. I am sure of that based on all the examples of the past!!!
__________________


2013 GT500 + 2006 E90
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:20 AM   #363
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
6762
Rep
16,684
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by BMWinNorthdakota View Post
Where is the visualizer
1 series M coupe visualizer: http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicle...isualizer.html
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:23 AM   #364
SCOTT26
Brigadier General
SCOTT26's Avatar
313
Rep
3,241
Posts

 
Drives: Frozen Dark Silver 30 Jahre
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: WORLDWIDE

iTrader: (0)

Heard something today that after press day at the NAIAS the car will probably be on a turntable surrounded by glass barriers on public days.
Similar to the original 135i US premiere.
__________________
Electrified
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:24 AM   #365
adc
Brigadier General
53
Rep
4,151
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E90 M3 ED
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: MD/DC

iTrader: (6)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
Heard something today that after press day at the NAIAS the car will probably be on a turntable surrounded by glass barriers on public days.
Similar to the original 135i US premiere.
Will it make it to the DC Auto Show?

I realize it's a minor blip on the automotive show circuit, but BMW sells a heck of a lot of cars in the area.
__________________

2009 E90 M3 ED
2014 X1 28i ED
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:29 AM   #366
guydude
Second Lieutenant
guydude's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
283
Posts

 
Drives: 135is
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: So-Cal

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 135is  [0.00]
White lights for cluster????!!!!!!!! WTF is going on with BMW!!!!!!???? AHHHHHHHH i feel like screaming...... This car is missing alot of things.......

My opinion: Car should have had warm up lights in cluster like M3, when cluster is lit, lights should be amber...not white like a nissan or toyota/lexus...... wow that bugs me..... instead of their light weight aluminum roof, they should have installed a carbon fiber roof, trunk should be an independent M trunk, interior is pretty nice....i still have not fully understood if the seats are newly designed M seats, with bigger bolsters, and adjustable head rest....or the same seats in the 135i sport with M badging.....I prey for the first......Exterior styling is AMAZING...... I love the use of the curtains for the wheels, a first for BMW, the rear diffuser is so sexy i want to cry, and that orange makes me salivate....... They got rid of the knee air bags for weight i guess.....lame.....but it IS an M so wtv...... Wheel stance is almost hard to imagine its so wide.....245 in front is amazing!

Overall......I love the new 1M.....but if that cluster is indeed white when lit, thats a deal breaker for me......
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:35 AM   #367
chris s
Major General
chris s's Avatar
71
Rep
5,495
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 e92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New York

iTrader: (8)

No CF roof? Is it an option?

Love the contrast stitching on the seats!!!
__________________

2012 MR e92 M3 DCT, fully loaded... ESS VT2-625, Brembo 380, BBS FI's, Akra/Challenge Sport, KW Sleeve kit, Full OEM CF Interior
2008 e92 M3 Coupe 6MT | AW/BLK Extended...SOLD!
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:47 AM   #368
philip
BMW addict
philip's Avatar
Belgium
23
Rep
276
Posts

 
Drives: Golf 7 GTI / F10 530d
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Antwerp

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by philip View Post




In addition...



Name:  black1m-1.jpg
Views: 1940
Size:  386.1 KB

Name:  white1m-1.jpg
Views: 48846
Size:  315.6 KB
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:47 AM   #369
eugegall
Private First Class
eugegall's Avatar
United Kingdom
3
Rep
153
Posts

 
Drives: Audi S3
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Surrey, UK

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by chris s View Post
No CF roof? Is it an option?

Love the contrast stitching on the seats!!!
No and No
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:47 AM   #370
spencers
3 liters of fun
spencers's Avatar
No_Country
5
Rep
419
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 330i
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: NWA

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2006 330i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by guydude View Post
White lights for cluster????!!!!!!!! WTF is going on with BMW!!!!!!???? AHHHHHHHH i feel like screaming...... This car is missing alot of things.......

My opinion: Car should have had warm up lights in cluster like M3, when cluster is lit, lights should be amber...not white like a nissan or toyota/lexus...... wow that bugs me..... instead of their light weight aluminum roof, they should have installed a carbon fiber roof, trunk should be an independent M trunk, interior is pretty nice....i still have not fully understood if the seats are newly designed M seats, with bigger bolsters, and adjustable head rest....or the same seats in the 135i sport with M badging.....I prey for the first......Exterior styling is AMAZING...... I love the use of the curtains for the wheels, a first for BMW, the rear diffuser is so sexy i want to cry, and that orange makes me salivate....... They got rid of the knee air bags for weight i guess.....lame.....but it IS an M so wtv...... Wheel stance is almost hard to imagine its so wide.....245 in front is amazing!

Overall......I love the new 1M.....but if that cluster is indeed white when lit, thats a deal breaker for me......
You're describing what should be a 1 series M CSL variant. Just wait longer and you might get to see it!
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:48 AM   #371
luis@ossdesigns
luis@ossdesigns's Avatar
United_States
6
Rep
144
Posts

 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Miami, FL.

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to luis@ossdesigns
I like it... there's potential!




Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 11:52 AM   #372
SlicktopTTZ
Captain
SlicktopTTZ's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
686
Posts

 
Drives: 91 300ZX Twin-Turbo, 2010 135i
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas

iTrader: (0)

Will it blend?
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 12:03 PM   #373
JsnMR2
Private
0
Rep
99
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 335i 6MT AW/CR
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: San Jose CA

iTrader: (1)

Pretty sweet looking car! Have never been a huge fan of the headlights, but looks better here. Love the rear end! Seats are kind of weak.

A nice DCT would have been nice, and faster.

Power output.. Is weak sauce no matter which way you cut it. The car will be in the low-mid 50's with options and 335 HP for a car of this caliber is just not enough.

I guess I am a bit of a power freak though.. I think 350-370 HP would have been awesome
Appreciate 0
      12-10-2010, 12:04 PM   #374
doublevanosrc
Loves Runflats.
doublevanosrc's Avatar
United_States
22
Rep
1,895
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 VW GTi
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Austin. Tx

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 BMW  [0.00]
2011 BMW  [0.00]
Looks wicked!!! However I am not digging the instrument cluster it lacks the traditional BMW amber glow and looks like the cluster from G37.
__________________
2011 135i M Sport
Gone and missed
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
1 m coupe, 1 series m coupe, 1 series m coupe specs, 1 series m specs, 1-series m, 1m coupe, 1m forum, 1m specs, 2011 bmw 1m, 2012 bmw 1m, bmw 1 series m coupe, bmw 1 series m data, bmw 1 series m forum, bmw 1 series m horsepower, bmw 1 series m hp, bmw 1m, bmw 1m coupe, bmw 1m coupe reveal, bmw 1m forum, bmw 1m horsepower, bmw 1m hp, bmw 1m reveal, bmw 1m specs, the day has come

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:23 AM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST