Retrieved 30 December Rear-drive balance, a smooth six-pot motor and a beautifully judged eight-speed gearbox: Retrieved 20 May Retrieved 12 June Archived from the original on 3 January Eight-speed automatic, rear-wheel drive Performance:
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Retrieved 17 October The BMW B58 is a turbocharged inline-six engine which began production in Should I buy one? Same with the i for example where its 2. The naming policy makes perfect sense, all BMW is doing is badging most of their cars as if they had the equivalent naturally aspirated engine or the engine that power would be expected to be produced from. To date, no production version has been announced.
The hyper-hatch market is booming with inflated performance claims and extra competition, and BMW knows it. The B58 also features an engine-mounted heat encapsulation system to reduce engine wear and emissions during start-up.
Retrieved 22 May The 3-cylinder B48 petrol engine uses a similar 140o as the 6-cylinder engine fitted to the production F82 M4 GTSby spraying a water mist into the intake manifold plenum chamber. No downsizing here, thank you very much.
This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat This is without doubt the. The Supra’s German Brother”. Check out our review of the manual 140o Coupe. Red Devil Log in or register to post comments ewanmac Even in Sport mode, the Mi feels comfortable enough around town, shrugging off smaller imperfections with relative impunity.
Retrieved 10 October This, and its brother the Mi, are by far the best cars BMW make nowadays. Retrieved 12 June When the drivetrain is in Sport, the steering weight is heavier, the suspension firms up to an almost-unbearable-for-longer-than-five-minutes level and gearchanges are so sharp you might get whiplash.
Of course, BMW could have badged the i a ti and a i a ti to differentiate it from a i etc etc.
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With its inherent rear-drive balance, smooth six-cylinder motor and beautifully judged eight-speed gearbox, guiding the Mi down your favourite B-road is a rewarding experience. Retrieved 5 January Not that the M is a slow car.
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For the second generation of 1 Series, the coupe and convertible models were spun off to create the BMW 2 Series range. Retrieved 21 May In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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The S58 engine, to be released in earlywill be the high performance version of the B Available equipment includes satellite navigation with an 8. Most small, fast cars come with cruise-missile-spec 2. The closed deck crankcase is equipped with a completely new structure which can be identified by a complex array up ribs on the exhaust and intake side and an additional reinforcement frame on the oil pump side.
Unlike the Focus RS or Civic Type R, you can barely detect the signs of forced induction, with the six-cylinder motor responding almost instantaneously at any revs. Despite not being as sharp as the latest crop of hot hatches, the Mi still has the ability to put a huge smile on your face. We test the tweaked-up new