24 March 2004

BMW will be hoping the VW's Golf poor sales lasts until this autumn, when it launches its much-anticipated 1-series - and Autocar can reveal that, as befits a propeller-badged car, the hatchback's biggest asset is its drive.

European editor Peter Robinson gives his driving impressions on the car in this week's magazine. 'The 1-series drives like a real BMW... immediately achieving its aim of being the best-handling car in the class,' he writes.

For the full six page news coverage, and the lowdown on Robinson's drive, get this week's Autocar

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