The BMW 1 Series always held serious potential as a driver's car, being small, rear-wheel drive and having access to BMW's impressive range of powerplants. It wasn't until the launch of the 1 Series coupe in late 2007 that BMW really took the gloves off the 1 Series and turned it into the sporting car we'd all hoped for. As long as you choose one that hasn't been wilfully neglected, it's hard to go wrong when shopping for a used 1 Series Coupe.
BMW's revised second generation 1 Series may still look a little unconventional but underneath it's business as usual with traditional BMW excellence. June Neary reports
The revised 1 Series looks to establish itself as the premium hatch of choice in a hotly-contested sector. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.
It's been a long time coming, but BMW's vision of the future sports car has finally landed. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the dizzying i8.
The pokiest BMW Z4 doesn't wear an M badge but it's still ferociously fast. Jonathan Crouch reports on the sDrive35is
BMW's long-awaited electric vehicle, the i3, promised much. Equipped with a stronger 94Ah battery, it delivers even more effectively. Jonathan Crouch reports.
BMW's i3 is the cleverest all-electric car yet. But can we really still call it an 'all-electric' car in 'Range Extender' form with a little two cylinder petrol scooter engine slung out the back. Actually, we can. Jonathan Crouch tries it.
Today's BMW Z4 has even more attitude than before. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.
The entry-level BMW Z4 has usually been the one to avoid. BMW looks to rewrite that script with the Z4 sDrive18i. Jonathan Crouch reports.
4x4s just got faster. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the BMW X6 M.
June Neary revels in BMW's Z4 roadster
BMW's X5 gets the M treatment; all 575PS worth of it. Jonathan Crouch takes an early look.
BMW's third generation X5 in its fastest diesel guise is quite a car. Jonathan Crouch reports.
Is this the best all-round SUV money can buy? Jonathan Crouch reckons the X5 xDrive30d is in with a shout.
BMW's X5 gets the plug-in hybrid treatment with the 313PS xDrive40e. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.
BMW's controversial coupe-shaped SUV returns in second generation guise. Jonathan Crouch reports.
How does the latest version of BMW's big 4x4 fair as everyday family transport? June Neary reports.
The original Sports Activity Vehicle is stronger than ever in third generation guise. Jonathan Crouch reports.