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Old 01-11-2006, 09:27 PM
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BMW 1-Series Destined for U.S.

Tom Purves, BMW North America president and CEO, says the German luxury carmaker is planning to bring a version of its 1-Series to the United States. However, it won't reach the U.S. market for another three years, which is when BMW has scheduled a re-do of the vehicle. The problem with bringing the current version to the U.S. sooner is that BMW isn't convinced that Americans really like hatchbacks. Thus the company has decided to wait until other versions of the 1-Series are available for export to the U.S. Purves also said in the interview that BMW is still hurting from the fluctuations in the exchange rate. "The problem with hedging strategies is that you don't get the full benefit when things turn around (in your favor)," he said. "There is a time lag," he added.-Joe Szczesny
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Old 01-11-2006, 11:33 PM
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The problem with bringing the current version to the U.S. sooner is that BMW isn't convinced that Americans really like hatchbacks.
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looks like a bmw van to me :p
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agggg looks like a sad version of the x3 which is FUGLY in my opinion. Kinda like an ugly high top shoe.
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i like it... slammed.
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i like it... slammed.
hmmmm maybe i like it

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I think it looks wicked, just a lil like a mazda 3 5 door
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exactly Rally!
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Old 01-12-2006, 01:16 PM
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I have to admit it looks better in the real pix but it sort of reminds me of a toyota matrix now....lol
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gaaahhhhhh soooo sexy I want one
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Toyota Matrix ain't got a BMW engine and rear-wheel-drive.

I think it's smokin' hot, but I'd prefer a two-door coupe, with trunk, in M specification.
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"4 doors for more whores"
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Ahh, the spiritual successor to the BMW 2002.
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This is going to be the ultimate sports-hatch and packs an extra 50+ bhp over the current BMW 130 or VW Golf R32.

Munich would love to call the car M1 but that would take away the glory from the legendary 1970s M1 supercar, so the range-topping 1-series will have to do with a 135ti-badge on the rear, hinting to the sophisticated 3.0-litre turbo-engine delivering no less than 306 bhp!

Its just been presented in the 3-series coup and should be able to turn the 1-series into a real cannon ball on wheels...
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