25 May 2011

"The successor in kind to the iconic BMW E30 M3," according to BMW. But how will the ultra-hot 340bhp 1-series compare against the beautifully poised, already tried-and-tested, Porsche Cayman R? Here, Steve Sutcliffe finds out in what will prove to be a smokey battle.

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4 February 2013

The only rear-drive hatch in the class scores with a strong combination of performance, economy and emissions. SmileThe BMW 1 Series handles well and rides comfortably, too. Smile

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