Chris Bangle presents BMW 1 Series

Canadian Journalists Jeremy Cato and Michael Vaughan get an exclusive presentation of the BMW 1 Series by Chris Bangle, Head of BMW Group Design in Munich, Germany

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BMW 1 Series: Design Coupé
Adrian Van Hooydonk, Head of Design - BMW Automobiles explains the secret behind the "shape of power": the exterior of the BMW 1 Series Coupé. A long bonnet, a set-back trapezoidal greenhouse and short overhangs: the BMW 1 Series Coupé looks quick, even when stationary. The clearly defined shoulder line and long wheelbase confidently highlight its perfect proportions from its muscular front to its powerful and wide rear. In line with legendary BMW 2002 tradition, the new BMW 1 Series Coupé provides the ideal measurements to deliver optimum driving dynamics.





2009 BMW 1 Series Review
This is a review of the 2009 BMW 1 Series by Ron Doron of Autotoob.com.





2009 BMW 1 Series Review - Kelley Blue Book
FOR PRICING & SPECS ON THIS CAR VISIT: http://www.kbb.com/KBB/NewCars/BMW_128.aspx 2009 BMW 1 Series. It is common in the automotive world for cars to grow bigger and more expensive with each iteration. After decades spent as the brands least-expensive option, the venerable BMW 3 Series has moved up the food chain enough to justify a vehicle beneath it. Enter the 1 Series, a car that aims to deliver BMW luxury, performance and style in a smaller package. After the modest success of the compact 318ti in the late 90s, BMW is understandably cautious about stepping back into the world of small cars. While BMW offers other 1 Series variants in Europe, including three- and five-door wagon models, for now BMW has opted to bring only coupe and convertible 1 Series to America. For more new car reviews, interviews and automotive news visit http://www.kbb.com today.





Chris Bangle on the Auto Design Industry
Chris Bangle is one of the most prolific designers of our generation. He is also one of the most outspoken automotive design critics. Here, he reflects on the current state of the automotive design industry.




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