Here comes the 2012 BMW 1 Series Coupe

Written by The Wire

W recently announced several updates to the 2012 BMW 1 Series Coupe that accentuate efficiency and premium quality. The unmistakable profile of the coupe is now sharper than ever. Its front fascia includes BMW’s innovative Air Curtain that counters turbulence near the wheel arches. New exterior design accents have been incorporated into the headlight and tail light clusters. In the interior, new switches and controls have a more refined look and feel.  Powered by a 3.0-liter, 230 horsepower inline-6 engine that generates 200 lb-ft of torque, the 128i Coupe features BMW’s Valvetronic throttle-less intake technology and aluminum/magnesium construction -- core elements of BMW’s EfficientDynamics. The 135i features BMW’s newest 3.0-liter inline-6 engine. Equipped with a single, twin-scroll turbocharger and BMW’s Valvetronic throttle-less intake technology, the engine produces 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. The updated 1 Series Coupe will go on sale this Spring.