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BMW 1-Series news - In the Schnitz - 2008
Who’d have thunk it? AC Schnitzer has
turned the awkward looking BMW 1-Series coupe into something really rather
Or have we been on the sauce?
The styling features, which fit to the car
with or without the M-Technik bodykit, include front and rear skirt
‘attachments’ and enlarged side intakes on the front spoiler.
According to AC Schnitzer this gives the
car a ‘greedier, more competitive look’. Right you are.
Engine upgrades are available throughout
the range. The 120d gets a power boost to 210bhp from 177bhp, while the 123d
goes up from 204 to 240bhp.
appealing however is the 135i, which AC Schnitzer has ramped up from 306 to
360bhp - that’s 15bhp more than a 3.6-litre Porsche 911 Carrera…