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Nine things we learned driving the front-drive BMW 1 Series

Roomier, safer, no 6cyl, but an EV version: your full new 1 Series debrief

  1. Most buyers didn’t know their car was RWD anyway

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  2. There’ll be four-wheel drive, too

  3. So it’ll still drift (kinda)

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  4. In fact, the engineers wouldn’t want RWD back

  5. There’ll be no straight-six, but there should be an EV

  6. Most people buy the cheapest 1 Series anyway

  7. Manuals are dying even in small cars

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  8. The next 2 Series coupe will be the enthusiast’s choice

  9. It’s going to look different

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