The CAR team stopped off in Durban to measure the power output at the wheels of five of our January issue Shootout cars on the… Read more →
This video concentrates on the flying lap racing driver Deon Joubert set during our track test. With a time of 1:24,81, 1 M Coupé did the same time as the Audi TT RS at 1:24,80, was a second slower than the BMW M3 Frozen Edition and, more importantly, faster than the standard BMW M3’s 1:25,50. For the full road test, get hold of the August issue of CAR.
BMW is currently on an M product high. The M5 arrives locally in November, while the local launch of the 1M takes place next month (in the mean time, head on over to our Facebook and Twitter pages to get a glimpse of the exciting M car we have in our test fleet). To again add some hype to the 1M, BMW dropped this manual-only coupé on the roof of California’s highest building. What follows is some wicked drifting in the video… Enjoy!