Originally Posted by Diver
I see NA petrol engines slipping into history at BMW. Still no word on N55 availability in the next 1 series. Note how the "complete turbocharged petrol engine line up" statement skirts the issue.
N55 extremely unlikely for the F2x 1 series, IMHO.
For the coupe and convertible, I would look for an HO 2L turbo I4 with somewhere around 285hp, and a 1M (or M2, perhaps) with a 350hp+ turbo I4, perhaps with displacement bumped to 2.2L or so.