Originally Posted by BoostedBMW
Isn't the 1'er built on the E46 chassis? The hatch version of this car has been out in Europe for a few years now, its not like this a completely brand new car. The engine/drivetrain is different, and now its offered in a coupe version, but i'm sure that they are still using the same chassis for it. Can anyone confirm this?
No, that's why its chasis designation is E81. And the coupe has an reinforced chasis over the original hatchback.