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BMW 1 Series M Coupe teasers - Click above for image gallery
Fans of the original BMW M3
might not be enamored by the current V8 model, but the upcoming 1 Series M Coupe
promises to bring it back to the source. The Bavarian automaker has released new information
on the more compact M ahead of its full release in December ahead of the Detroit Auto Show
where it'll be finally revealed to the public.
The 1 Series M Coupe packs a 340-horsepower version of the twin-turbo 3.0-liter six from the Z4 sDrive35iS
in a package weighing about 3,300 pounds, with power fed to the wheels exclusively through a six-speed manual. This a departure from the "bare-bones" M3 GTS
that packs a dual-clutch gearbox.
Pricing is slated to come in between those of the existing 135i and M3, placing it somewhere around the $45k mark. Click below to check out the updated gallery of teaser images, including some new swirly ones.
Gallery: BMW 1M Coupe teasers
[Source: BMW M division
]BMW's M division releases more details, images of upcoming 1 Series M Coupe
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