Earlier this month, BMW revealed a new 2012 BMW 1 Series ‘Performance Studie’ to a select group of individuals at a dealership event in Frankfurt, Germany. The special 1 Series model features a new line of performance parts and will go on display next month at the Frankfurt Auto Show.
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The model will be introduced under the Performance Studie badge.
To improve the somewhat controversial look of the new F20 1 Series, BMW is bringing a series of cosmectic changes developed under the M-badge. The front showcases an aggressive M-Sport spoiler with larger than usual air intakes. The sportiness of this model is also enhanced by the blacked out kidney grille.
As with the previous BMW 1 Series tii model, black racing stripes are covering the car from front-to-back.
Down the side, the Performance Studie features black-shadowed wheels with polished spoke surfaces. The two-tone theme is carried over to the chunky rear bumper bar with black details.
It remains unknown at the moment if a power upgrade will be included in the Performance Studie package, but we will find out more in less than two weeks at the biggest European auto show of the year.