Taken from PistonHeads, seems like BMW are going to release the newly designed 1Series and the looks isn't the only thing it's getting...
But its looks are just the start of the story as BMW engineers have managed to squeeze in the fantastic 3.0 straight six, twin turbo engine from the 335i. This means 306hp in a car weighing only 1560kg. Rapid then? Well how about a top speed of 155mph and the 0-60 sprint taking only 5.3 seconds- exactly the same as an M3 CSL.
Twin turbo? Ouch