According to German press, the production of the new BMW 1M began on March 1st. The new entry-level M is being assembled at the Leipzig plant where it runs on the same production lines as the regular 1 Series models.
The first 1M units will be delivered to customers starting in May, but other few production models will be used in the upcoming press drives. In Germany, the BMW 1M has a base price of 50,000 euros, while in the United States, the customers will start configuring their 1M from the $47,010 base price.
Equipped with a BMW M-power twin turbo inline six-cylinder engine, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe is not only sporty, but also efficient: the average consumption is 9.6 liters per 100 kilometers, the best values in its class. With an output of 340 hp accelerates, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe runs in 4.9 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h.