Rumors: Auto Show—BMW 1-Series GT

By Doran Dal Pra

February 02, 2012

According to BMW Blog, the blog’s namesake will be revealing a GT variant of its most diminutive offering, the 1-Series, at the upcoming Paris Auto Show in October. Unlike similar variants of the 3- or 5-Series cars, BMW fitted the new 1-Series GT with a new front-wheel-drive platform, and it should sport turbocharged three- and four-cylinder engines. BMW has its sights firmly set on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class with this new vehicle, which is thought to become available to buyers in 2014. You will also be able to order up your Grand Touring 1-Series with optional xDrive all-wheel drive or as a hybrid.
 
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