Tag Archives: front-wheel drive

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BMW Exec: “No way to tell” between FWD and RWD 1 Series

1-series, News | July 16th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

There’s a lot being said about the new BMW 1 Series and its switch to front-wheel drive, most of which isn’t great. The idea of …

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2020 BMW 118i and 120d Specs Reportedly Revealed

1-series, Rumors | April 1st, 2019 by Gabriel Nica

The current BMW 1 Series is going out of production this summer, to be replaced by a new version, more on par with what the …

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BMW might skip top M models on the front-wheel drive platform

BMW M | July 21st, 2018 by Horatiu Boeriu

In the last few years, BMW has invested heavily in their front-wheel drive architecture which now underpins cars like the 2 Series Active and Gran …

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Six more front-wheel drive BMW models to come

3-Series | March 15th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

We recently spoke a bit about the upcoming BMW 1 Series and its soon-to-be M Performance variant, the BMW M130iX. The new 1 Series will …

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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe rumored to be front-wheel drive

Rumors | August 10th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

Some rumors put a rear-wheel drive in the 2 Series Gran Coupe, while others said the new model is based on the BMW 1 Series Sedan.

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Will Front-Wheel Drive BMWs kill the brand?

1-series, Interesting | November 30th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

We’ve recently witnessed the very first production BMW to power the front wheels in the history of the Bavarian brand. The 2 Series Active and …

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Autobild reports next-gen BMW 1 Series and 2 Series will be front-wheel drive

Rumors | November 24th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The latest edition of the Autobild reports on the next-generation BMW 1 Series Hatchback and 2 Series making the the switch from a rear-wheel drive …

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Will a front-wheel drive BMW ever be accepted by fans?

Interesting | October 18th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

When BMW announced the 2 Series Tourers, and the fact that they would be front-wheel drive based, enthusiasts of the Bavarian brand were upset. Very …

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Will the BMW 2 Series Coupe be the last small rear-wheel drive BMW?

Rumors | October 7th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

Motoring Australia sat down with Herbert Diess, BMW global development boss, to discuss the new 2 Series Convertible. Among many topics, one stood out: the …

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Report: BMW plans up to 12 models on new platform

Interesting | October 2nd, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

In an interview for Automotive News, Ian Robertson, BMW AG board member for sales and marketing, said that the Munich-based automaker will build up to …

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