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Various Reviews....

Post by babybmwadmin » Mon Jun 23, 2008 10:09 pm

The below is an accumulation of user submitted posts and will be amended as more come in:


135i in Edmunds
http://blogs.edmunds.com/roadtests/219

Review of 118d 22/5/2007
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style ... 49804.html


123d Coupe Review / Road Test
Car Magazine
Yahoo
Yahoo Long Term Month 1
Yahoo Long Term Month 2
Yahoo Long Term Month3
Autocar
123D v Golf GTi - 5 mins into video is a head to head
Car Enthusiast
Times On Line


4Car 125i convertible review
http://www.channel4.com/4car/rt/bmw/1-s ... le/16759/2


125i convertible review in evo
http://www.evo.co.uk/carreviews/evocarr ... eries.html


Auto Express 125i Convertible first drive
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/carreviews ... tible.html


Autoexpress 116i v A3 1.4TSi v A170
116i ES comes first good review.
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/carreviews ... _a170.html



Evo 135i coupe review
http://www.evo.co.uk/carreviews/evocarr ... eries.html


Clarkson on the 135i
surprising review from JC

"The fact of the matter is this. The 135 coupé is the best car BMW makes. I have no hesitation at all, then, in giving this long-awaited return to form the rare accolade of five stars."
http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/tol/li ... 103294.ece



Autocar 123d M Sport coupe review
http://www.autocar.co.uk/CarReviews/Roa ... rt/229175/



1 series coupe Vs rivals group test
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/carreviews ... ivals.html


Autocar Magazine 135i M Sport coupe first drive
http://www.autocar.co.uk/CarReviews/Fir ... rt/228720/



Autocar Magazine - 123d Coupe First Drive
http://www.autocar.co.uk/CarReviews/Fir ... rt/228824/



2008 135i Coupe clip
http://www.topspeed.com/cars/bmw/bmw-1- ... 38531.html



Evo 130i 3 door review
http://www.evo.co.uk/carreviews/cargrou ... eries.html



evo.co.uk shootout with 130i 3dr
http://www.evo.co.uk/carreviews/cargrou ... ivals.html


3 door 1 series reviews
In dutch (but setup of this demo, the pictures and clip are nice to see without knowledge of dutch).

120d 3drs white M-sport 17"
The price tag of this demo car is 53.000 euro!

http://www.autoblog.nl/archive/2007/07/ ... 0d-m-sport

Clip:
http://www.autojunk.nl/clips/view/131643


Fast Lane Daily 135i
135i mention on Fast Lane Daily, it's not much but worth a look
http://videos.streetfire.net/search/aud ... d35830.htm


Via Michelin review 3- Door
http://www.viamichelin.co.uk/viamicheli ... erie-1.htm


a favourable review of the 118i
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=3748


Interesting 1 series news link (including M1?)
http://www.topspeed.com/cars/bmw-1-series/ke313.html



Honest John 120dSE road test
http://www.honestjohn.co.uk/road_tests/index.htm?id=146


Superchips chipped 120d road test
It is of course very positive, but you wouldn't expect anything else from the manufacturer
http://www.superchips.co.uk/roadtest/BMW120d.pdf



CarAReOK BMW 130i
Video of some sort of German road test of 130i M Sport. Haven't a clue what he is talking about but a good watch - especially losing the back end!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mltnsX9QBoU


Autocar 1series reviews
116i review
118i review
118d review
120i Sport review
120d SE review
130i M Sport review
Hartge H1 5.0 V8 review


GermanCarFans Test Drive BMW 130i M sport
http://www.germancarfans.com/features.c ... bmw/1.html



ITV Motoring: BMW 130i M Sport Road Test
http://www.itv-motoring.com/road_test/bmw/7210.asp



European Road Test: BMW 120i
http://www.mwerks.com/artman/publish/fe ... _902.shtml


Fifth Gear BMW 130i road test
http://fifthgear.five.tv/jsp/5gmain.jsp ... pageid=210


Pistonheads - 130i M Sport
http://www.pistonheads.com/doc.asp?c=100&i=12436
One of the best reviews so far


Autoweek review of 130i
http://www.autoweek.com/article.cms?articleId=103483



The Times 130i review
Not a positive review, the reviewer is a real 1 series hater
http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/articl ... 69,00.html



Top Gear 130i Road Test
Top Gear website has a 130i road test:

http://www.topgear.com/drives/A4/AA/roa ... 04/02.html



Wheels24
http://www.wheels24.co.za/Wheels24/Road ... 34,00.html



Lots of Road tests
http://www.germancarfans.com/news.cfm/N ... bmw/1.html
http://kitcar.carpoint.ninemsn.com.au/p ... fault.aspx
http://www.whatcar.com/RoadTestmodel_Fu ... 209065&FC=
http://www.whatcar.com/RoadTestmodel_Fu ... #ontheroad
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/long_term_ ... 0d_se.html
http://www.paper-jam.co.uk/reviews/52
http://www.automobilemag.com/reviews/0410_bmw_1_series/
http://autoweb.drive.com.au/cms/A_10261 ... ticle.html
http://www.autocar.co.uk/RoadTest_Summary.asp?RT=209135
http://www.newcarnet.co.uk/g/mag_latest ... tml?id=530
http://www.carenthusiast.com/review/roa ... tests.html
http://www.wintonsworld.com/cars/a-cars ... eries.html
http://www.carpages.co.uk/bmw/1-series- ... =921838122
http://www.carsurvey.org/review_81772.html
http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/articl ... _1,00.html
http://shopping.blueyonder.co.uk/b/a/cr ... 54123.html
http://shopping.msn.co.uk/b/a/cr_122741 ... 54123.html
http://shopping.msn.co.uk/b/a/crl_12274 ... 54123.html


AutoExpress - 120d long term tests 7/05 to 7/06
AutoExpress have published a very positive update to their 120d long term test - including a visit to the Nürburgring Nordschleife

July 2005
October 2005
March 2006
July 2006




Another good 130i review
BMW Car Magazine also gave the 130i a good review.

They have a breakout about the SE, and say that even though BMW told them it had exactly the same suspension as the MSport one, it appeared to ride much better.



130i in Auto Express...
they love it... gave it 4 stars!! they also say the Alfa 147 is its main rival... it states that the 130i is in a class of its own... i agree
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/previews/5 ... sport.html



Modded 1 Series - Performance BMW
The August edition of Performance BMW Magazine has a good article on a 120D Sport with some minor mods.

18" BBS Alloys
Lowered
Cool AC Schnitzer Exhaust (I want one)
A few other bits and pieces.

I dont have a scanner at the moment so you will have to buy the mag!




Hartge H1 test
The new BMW Car mag (I think ) has a road test of the Hartge H1, you know, the 1 with the 450bhp V8.

A very brief resume of the test:

They liked the body kit but not the wheels.
Brakes (non standard) good.
Performance out of this world.
188mph tops.
Grip excellent (225 front, 255 rear).
Handling ok, but affected by the extra weight in the nose.
Scary in the wet as no traction control fitted.

But they would have one if they had the money.

All the 1 series reviews from AutoExpress

New reviews: BMW 1-Series
Driver power 2008: BMW 1-Series
First drives: BMW 125ci
Car group tests: BMW 1-Series
New reviews: BMW 1-Series
First drives: BMW 118d SE
Driver power 2007: BMW 1-Series
First drives: BMW 120i SE 3dr
Long term tests: BMW 120d SE
First drives: BMW 130i M Sport
First drives: BMW 118d SE
Long term tests: BMW 120d SE
Long term tests: BMW 120d SE
Long term tests: BMW 120d SE

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