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BMW 1M Coupe in Alpine White color

1M | January 3rd, 2011 by 11
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BMW’s M Facebook page just posted a photos of the upcoming BMW 1M in Alpine White paint. The new “baby-M” will make its worldwide debut …

BMW’s M Facebook page just posted a photos of the upcoming BMW 1M in Alpine White paint. The new “baby-M” will make its worldwide debut in exactly one week at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.

The 1M will be offered in only three colors, Alpine White, Valencia Orange and Black Sapphire, and production will run only for a year. Inside, BMW only offers the Black Boston leather with orange stitching.

Two packages are available for the 1M, the Convenience Package with Anti-theft alarm system, Comfort Access, Park Distance Control (rear only) and Navigation System, and the Premium Package with Auto-dimming interior and exterior mirrors, Auto-dimming rear view mirror, power front seats with driver seat memory, ambiance lighting, lumbar support, BMW Assist with Bluetooth, iPod and USB adapter.

BMW 1M Coupe in Alpine White color

The 1M is powered by the N4 twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter I-6 engine. For the 1M, the turbocharger, exhaust system, and ECU have been revised to produce 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque, though up to 369 pound-feet are available temporarily in overboost mode. Redline is found at 7000 rpm.

Pricing will also be announced in Detroit, but we believe the price point will fall between $45,000 and $47,000.

As always, stay tuned for an exclusive and comprehensive coverage from Detroit Auto Show!

  • Laszlo

    Dinan made 400HP out of the 3.0l TT with full BMW warranty and IIRC it was around 2850usd or so… Torque was also up at around 389lb/ft so BMW played this conservatively not to take customers from the mighty M3.

    Imagine if they come out with the 3.0l with 400HP and a price tag of 47,000 ? Who would pay the premium for the M3 ? I suspect at least 20% of the M3 buyers would turn to the 1M then.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000163817321 X5SoB

      Well, today your only being Captain Obvious instead of obnoxious.

    • Wooo hoo.

      “Who would pay the premium for the a souped up 1er”

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000163817321 X5SoB

    Yesterday I saw a just washed gen2 Alpine White Z4 in a parking lot, and this shade of white absolutely POPS. Vote be damned, this is the color your car should be.

  • FreudeKing

    Best colour

  • http://ebrake.blogspot.com Murph

    Looks wonderful in white! Might be the best color for the car.

  • http://www.jaguarmarin.com/ San Francisco Jaguar

    Usually I prefer black for any cars but that Alpine white looks darn good. It really shows off the details of the chiseled lines and curves; small details which might not be as ovious in a black car.

  • Woo Hoo

    I just can’t stop looking at the real M-CAR next to it! :p

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  • Xxxpjfxxx

    Is the alpine white supposed to be an off white or a really white white.  Cos a mate has one and next to some other white cars it looks like very creamy off white.  do you reakon thats supposed to be? 

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