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      10-24-2007, 02:44 AM   #23
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I think you will find the weight to be 200 less than the 335i when BMW correct its 1 series brochure online.

Based on the correct auto figure, 135i is just shy of 200lbs lighter than the 335i Coupe Auto.
...which is substantial! A 200 lb. weight savings makes a whole lot of difference, especially given that the 135i will have the exact same engine/tranny as a 335i.
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      10-24-2007, 08:40 AM   #24
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this thing looks fantastic

can't wait to drive it.
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      10-24-2007, 10:09 AM   #25
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word..... i don't know where people are getting that the 135i is only gonna be 50lbs lighter than a 335i... try 200lbs lighter.. not to mention a smaller wheelbase... much better performance platform to start with... A/C delete, lighter rims/brakes, lighter hood/trunk will put this car at 3000lbs with some ECU mods 400hp.... thats good enough to rip 99% of cars on the road... that Tii is looking awesome.. cant wait to see what BMW is going to do with the 1 series platform.

P.S. eyelids fix the gay headlight problem.

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      10-24-2007, 10:31 AM   #26
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I wonder if BMW is going to bring the tii to the states. If so it's definitely my next ride.
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      10-24-2007, 12:37 PM   #27
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Do we have any idea what engine will be put in this thing? The old tii had significantly less power than the turbo version. Can we expect the same here?
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      10-24-2007, 12:39 PM   #28
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P.S. eyelids fix the gay headlight problem.

getting better...

this 1 series looks bad ass! it's actually growing on me. i hated it before
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      10-24-2007, 12:43 PM   #29
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I own a 3dr 1-serie Hatchback and its fantastic to drive, better than a 3-series imo. A 2002tii would be amazing, light weight materials and a great engine, I cant stop drooling. I want it.
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      10-24-2007, 12:59 PM   #30
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getting better...

this 1 series looks bad ass! it's actually growing on me. i hated it before
Same here. "That is the ugliest car ever. Who would drive that thing." were my exact words when I saw the press release in July. Now I love it. It's still not a great looking car but it's a car with great potentials.
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      10-24-2007, 04:11 PM   #31
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the rear's growing on me. this one looks much better then the production 1 series.
but I still can't get used to the headlights. they look too large.

I want those seats
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135i gets OEM LSD (limited slip diff) as a performance product!

confirmed by BMW: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1960
also some pricing estimate and other options info in there
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      10-24-2007, 07:25 PM   #33
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Does the 335i get a LSD as performance option as well?
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      10-24-2007, 07:26 PM   #34
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Does the 335i get a LSD as performance option as well?
Apparently so!
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      10-25-2007, 11:47 AM   #35
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Apparently so!
Is the e90/e92 3-series performance catalog already out?
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      10-25-2007, 12:59 PM   #36
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getting better...

this 1 series looks bad ass! it's actually growing on me. i hated it before
First 1 series I've seen with eyelids, I like
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      10-25-2007, 04:21 PM   #37
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I just read that this car will have the engine from a 320si, except turbo charged. awesome.
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      10-25-2007, 04:34 PM   #38
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Is the e90/e92 3-series performance catalog already out?
Not sure bro.

From what I've been reading, the 335i is supposed to get an LSD-like option which works through DSC (..info source through various threads).

My question is....

...is the 135i a mechanical LSD? Or the DSC related LSD mentioned above?
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      10-26-2007, 01:33 PM   #39
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Looks NICE!!!!

No doubt that it will be an amazing drive.

The 1 series drives really well in the first place....
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