Third attempt in rendering the 1-Series sedan; attempt one (RWD) and two (FWD). fourth, if you include that Fiat Aegea-based BMW sedan. I still hope BMW sticks to RWD format for its small sedan. And likewise for the next generation 1-Series hatchback too.
There will be a 1-Series sedan. But unfortunately it will not be the RWD hatchback with an added trunk. It’s reported the 1-Series sedan will be front-wheel driven, sharing its platform with the 2-Series Active Tourer. Well, the Audi A3 Sedan and Mercedes-Benz CLA are FWD too.
With Audi building the A3 Sedan, and Mercedes with their CLC (A-Class Sedan), I think the second generation of the 1-Series should spawn a 4-door sedan variant. I’ve previously rendered a 1-Series Sedan based on BMW’s first generation compact, back in November 2009.
Toyota has reportedly decided that reviving the somewhat homely two-door isn’t worth doing. Last August, Toyota made a last-ditch effort to save the Solara convertible from extinction, but it was apparently a short-lived stay of execution. The droptop was put back on hiatus in December when the automotive downturn hit full force. Source: Autoblog So […]