Porsche Cayman R and BMW 1-series M Coupe drifting sideways
CAR's deputy editor and road test editor put the Porsche Cayman R up against the BMW 1-series M Coupe on road in north Wales, and on track around Anglesey race circuit.
And in the latest issue of CAR we test these two against seven other great sports car launched in 2011, including the Mini Coupe JCW, Renault Megane RS Trohpy, VW Golf GTI Edition 35, Audi RS3 and Nissan 370Z GT.
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BMW M5 F10M (2011) CAR review
CAR Magazine drives the new BMW M5, the amazing F10M with a 552bhp twin-turbo 4.4-litre V8. See the new BMW M5
pitted against nine other M Division icons, from E30 M3 to 1-series M, in
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The 8 new cars that matter in 2015
We pick the eight new cars coming in 2015 that we're most excited about:
from new Mazda MX-5 to the Smart Fortwo, from Mercedes AMG GT to the banzai
Honda Civic Type R, they're all here.
BMW 1 Series M Coupe vs BMW M3
To the M badge faithful, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe signals a return to form.
But is it? Benchmarking the 1M against an M3 would seem the perfect way to
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Shot By: Gordon Green and Corey Denomy
Edited By: Gordon Green
Fifth Gear: Audi RS3 vs. BMW 1-Series M
Fifth Gear UK and its famous host Tiff Needell compares the Audi RS3 versus
the all-new BMW 1 Series M Coupe. The BMW 1M Coupe and Audi RS3 have two
things in common... Power. Each offers an identical 335bhp and 450Nm of
However, they are two very different beasts. The Audi's 2.5-litre five
cylinder turbo drives all four wheels
via a seven speed dual clutch automatic gearbox. The BMW, on the other
hand, has a 3.0-litre straight six twin-turbo and it sends all its power to the rear
wheels via a good ol' fashioned six-speed manual.
While the 1M is rumored to redline at around 7,000 rpm, the RS3 is able to
rev up to 6,800 rpm.
The RS3 sprints to 100km/h (62mph) in 4.6 seconds. Top speed is
electronically limited to 250km/h (155mph). The compact car weighs in at
only 1,575 kilograms (3,472 pounds). On the other hand, the 1M is rumored
to run to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and weigh in at 1611 kg (3,552 pounds).
So, who takes the win home?
Watch the video to find out...
Long term test: BMW 1-Series M Coupe
Steve Sutcliffe explains the highs and lows of life with the BMW 1M Coupe,
and does lots of drifts.
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BMW 1 Series M Coupe review - Auto Express
Auto Express gets behind the wheel of BMW's latest M Power car, the 1
Series M Coupe. Powered by a 335bhp 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder engine - a tweaked
version of the unit from the 135i, it is capable of 0-62mph in 4.9 seconds,
while top speed is electronically limited to 155mph.
Could this be the best M car since the original E30 M3? The new 1-Series M
Coupé is about as back-to-basics as BMW's performance models get these
days -- it's a simple formula of a powerful engine, a manual gearbox and
Factor in compact dimensions and you should have a spiritual successor to
one of the most-loved M cars in history. But is it any good on UK roads?
Auto Express took the wheel to find out.
World's Greatest Drag Race!
With an empty airstrip and eleven of the best driver's cars in the world,
we put on the world's greatest drag race.
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Shot by: Jim Gleason, Gordon Green, Duane Sempson, Corey Denomy
Directed by: Mike Suggett
Edited by: Jim Gleason
BMW 1 Series M Coupe: UK launch video
The BMW 1 Series M Coupe, or 1M as it's becoming known, takes the 135i
engine and combines it with the M3's chassis to create one of the best M
cars ever. Read our full report and road test in the August 2011 issue of
eurotuner magazine, or see it at www.eurotuner.com
This UK launch video features some great camera wok and a nice drifting
sequence as well, and is completely different to the US launch video you
can also see at www.eurotuner.com or here at www.youtube.com/eurotuner.
We will also have a special video where our Project E90 M3 takes on the 1M
at Willow Springs Raceway, which you will find at www.eurotuner.com or here
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