E90Post
 


European Auto Source
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion > Report: Two additional small BMWs coming in 2014 (BMW City car and Mini BMW)



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-31-2010, 12:12 PM   #1
kplsoleil
Second Lieutenant
43
Rep
210
Posts

 
Drives: F10 eventually...
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Diamond Bar CA

iTrader: (0)

Lightbulb Report: Two additional small BMWs coming in 2014 (BMW City car and Mini BMW)

According to: http://translate.googleusercontent.c...FPcWqVtzWLhAJQ


According to the rough google translation, Auto Motor Und Sport is reporting that BMW is expanding its lineup with 2 small models in 2014.

Ones a "Mini" BMW car that is going to compete with the Mercedes A class and upcoming Audi A1. It'll have a 3 cylinder engine good for 90-170 hp and will have hybrid variants.

The other is what the mag is calling "BMW City / Mega City" and is being developed under Project i, BMW's city car and super efficient car program. It's 4 meters, seats 4, is lighweight, powered by 167hp/250tq electric engine which has range of 160km. This car will have a two seat version as well.


Name:  schulte2.jpg
Views: 7186
Size:  97.4 KB

Name:  schulte1.jpg
Views: 7039
Size:  70.2 KB
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 03:17 PM   #2
Mike6699
tonkpils
Mike6699's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
85
Posts

 
Drives: E30 325is, E92 JB Coupe
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Riverside, CA

iTrader: (0)

i'm gonna be honest, i kinda like the BMW hatch. Not a bad design in my book. Needs a little touching up but not too bad.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 03:33 PM   #3
Davin
Lieutenant Colonel
Davin's Avatar
Trinidad_and_tobago
23
Rep
1,701
Posts

 
Drives: 08 335xi - 92 MB 300E
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Trinidad & Tobago / NYC

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike6699 View Post
i'm gonna be honest, i kinda like the BMW hatch. Not a bad design in my book. Needs a little touching up but not too bad.
agreed
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 03:40 PM   #4
BMWinNorthdakota
Banned
60
Rep
1,109
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 bmw 335i e90
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Fargo ND

iTrader: (0)

This design>Most hatches (VW's)
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 03:45 PM   #5
Trier Germany
Banned
Luxembourg
24
Rep
1,085
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E-90 M3 space gray
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Deutschland KreisTrier auf Autobahn 64 & Tucson AZ

iTrader: (1)

When will BMW offer a 1 series hatch in The U.S market?
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 03:48 PM   #6
bluespeed117
Lieutenant Colonel
bluespeed117's Avatar
United_States
27
Rep
1,529
Posts

 
Drives: e90 328i
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: so-cal

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 e90 328i  [0.00]
im gonna be completely honest. That looks so awesome. The rear bumper needs a little touching up but other than that its fine.
__________________
Muffler Delete/ Tien S-tech Springs / De-badged /BBS LM Reps 19"/ Nexen tires/DTM M5 Front bumper/ Injen Intake/Blacklines/M-tech Rear/Custom Muffler Tips.... More mods to come
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 03:50 PM   #7
sufu
Enlisted Member
0
Rep
46
Posts

 
Drives: Hot Chicks!
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: SF

iTrader: (0)

yes, this is what many people can afford and buy.
BMW is going toward a right direction by building more efficient cars,
however we will see more BMWs on the road now..
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 04:03 PM   #8
CPI
403_e39
CPI's Avatar
Canada
35
Rep
1,810
Posts

 
Drives: 2003 ///M5
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Calgary, AB

iTrader: (7)

Garage List
That looks pretty nice!
__________________

||KWVI Coilovers||Matte Black Grille||28% Tint||Iforged Daytona||19X8 19X10||H&S Exhaust||Exotics Tuning Lip||Slimmbones Rear Diffuser II||AngelIBright V3 Angel Eyes|| Fog light covers||UUC RK6 Shift Knob||
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 04:04 PM   #9
Imola.ZHP
No car payments...
Imola.ZHP's Avatar
United_States
21
Rep
2,009
Posts

 
Drives: 2003 BMW 330i ZHP
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mud Island, TN

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Imola.ZHP Send a message via MSN to Imola.ZHP Send a message via Yahoo to Imola.ZHP
Quote:
Originally Posted by BMWinNorthdakota View Post
This design>Most hatches (VW's)
lol

Looks to me like they started with a GTI and slapped BMW'ish front and rear ends on it...

But I dig it too!
__________________

Marcus
-- 330i ZHP
-- Build Date 03/03/03
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 04:14 PM   #10
SRT14PimPin07
Captain
SRT14PimPin07's Avatar
Armenia
25
Rep
939
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (2)

It looks like a shrunken down X6 to me.
__________________
2011 Alpine White E92 335i M-Sport N55 Engine
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 04:15 PM   #11
bmwaddict
No Music...No Life...!
bmwaddict's Avatar
United_States
33
Rep
1,557
Posts

 
Drives: '11 AW 335is E92
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: West Palm Beach, FL

iTrader: (1)

the headlight sound like the new 5 series
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 04:32 PM   #12
BRAISKI
Colonel
BRAISKI's Avatar
Spain
54
Rep
2,392
Posts

 
Drives: '11 335xi e92 M-Pak
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: GTA/KW, Canada

iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2011 BMW 335xi  [3.50]
Looks good...
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 04:47 PM   #13
cloakster
First Lieutenant
Canada
10
Rep
399
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 VW GLI
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Imola.ZHP View Post
Looks to me like they started with a GTI and slapped BMW'ish front and rear ends on it...
Agreed, but it does look awesome.

I'm surprised that its gonna be a 2014 car....seems like they have enough of it done to be a 2012 car.

Is this gonna be coming to the North American market?
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 05:00 PM   #14
Tallest
Major General
Tallest's Avatar
No_Country
105
Rep
5,247
Posts

 
Drives: TiAg Z4 Coupe 3.0Si
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: ***

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
id buy one of those, especially electric car unless it costs like 3 series (which it might).
__________________
'07 TiAg BMW Z4 Coupe 3.0si / Everything
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 05:03 PM   #15
BrokenVert
Resident Kerbalnaut
BrokenVert's Avatar
United_States
148
Rep
10,074
Posts

 
Drives: Topless 135/Electric Boogaloo
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Fahrvergnügen/NY

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Imola.ZHP View Post
lol

Looks to me like they started with a GTI and slapped BMW'ish front and rear ends on it...

But I dig it too!
Ahh I was about to say the exact same thing. This is just a chopped GTI with the wheels off of the 1er electric.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 05:26 PM   #16
MCMLXXXIX
wat
MCMLXXXIX's Avatar
54
Rep
3,410
Posts

 
Drives: a gr3at whit3 5hark
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Oct 2008

iTrader: (0)

haha thats an awesome rendering! looks great
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 05:34 PM   #17
BMWI6
Major
BMWI6's Avatar
Colombia
32
Rep
1,322
Posts

 
Drives: 335is
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Miami, Fl

iTrader: (2)

Awesome!!!, slap a 2 liter direct injection turbo motor with 240hp, keep it under 30K and teens and old folks alike will be lining up at the front doors of BMW dealperships.
__________________
If everything seems under control, then you aren't going fast enough"
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 05:35 PM   #18
pokerface
Lieutenant Colonel
pokerface's Avatar
Canada
27
Rep
1,703
Posts

 
Drives: B8 A4 2.0T
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (1)

I guess they had to replace the Z4 Coupe somehow...
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 05:48 PM   #19
CATCH_M3
Lieutenant
19
Rep
466
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 BMW M3
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (1)

Hm It doesn't look bad at all. But how will it affect BMW's 'premium brand' image?
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 05:58 PM   #20
MrHarris
yodog
MrHarris's Avatar
United_States
77
Rep
5,037
Posts

 
Drives: '86 Corolla
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Diamond Bar, Ca

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2009 BMW  [5.00]
Send a message via AIM to MrHarris
I think it looks great. Make the rear end slightly more aggressive, and provide a performance model w/ more "M" bits to it.
__________________

2009 E92 M3 | Alpine White | Black Extended | Advan RS | Turner Test Pipes | Dinan Axle-Back | OETuning | Eibach Springs | UUC SSK | VRS Front Lip | VRS Type I Diffuser | Matte Black | RPi Scoops | MS Filter | Yokohama AD08 | F1 Pinnacle
Special Thanks: Gintani | OETuning | eAs
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 06:03 PM   #21
mastermayhm
Brigadier General
mastermayhm's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
4,223
Posts

 
Drives: n54 e90 LCI 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: INPLS, IN

iTrader: (12)

sexy
__________________

N54 LCI xDrive 6MT MSport || P Mods: KW V1, JB4 G5, BMS flash, UUC SSK, VRSF DP...
Mayhm's Build Thread
Appreciate 0
      01-31-2010, 06:11 PM   #22
amdmaxx
My gift Registry: M2
amdmaxx's Avatar
United_States
21
Rep
1,354
Posts

 
Drives: Future Mowner of Monster
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Small Hatches are awesome.
Hope they make a diesel one, or a diesel hybrid..
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:28 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST