Vijay Pattni21 December 2010

Video: BMW 1-Series M Coupe

The smoking baby Beemer showcases its Teutonic curves and plays with its big E30 bro’

Remember the E30 BMW M3? That raucous, race-derived road car which makes every motoring ‘enthusiast' come over all adenoidal?

Well, that was the inspiration behind the BMW 1-Series M Coupe. For reasons largely involving BMW's only supercar, the little coup' isn't called ‘M1', but all the signs are pointing to it being a proper M car.

See pics of the BMW 1 Series M Coupe

We've given you all the details, we've shown you all the pictures, and now it's time to see it move.

Now, it does appear that somebody fell asleep behind the camera for the first half, because nothing happens. But fast forward to about 5m 27s and things start to get noisy.

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