NEW FOR 2010:
– 128i Cabriolet and 135i models add standard Bluetooth connectivity, BMW Assist and USB port
– 128i Coupe adds optional Hands-Free Package
For 2010, the BMW 1 Series is unchanged except for trim. All models except the 128i Coupe add standard Bluetooth connectivity, BMW Assist and USB port; those features are available on the 128i Coupe as an optional Hands-Free Package.
The 128i and 135i are available in coupe or cabriolet (convertible) configuration. Both use a 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder engine, which is naturally-aspirated in the 128i, and outfitted with a twin turbocharger in the 135i. The engines are shared with the 3 and 5 Series. Both engines use a six-speed manual transmission or optional six-speed automatic with manual shift mode.
Features on the 128i Coupe include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, speed-sensitive power steering, automatic headlamps, adaptive brake lights, fog lights, heated mirrors, heated washer nozzles, rain-sensing wipers, tire pressure warning system, self-charging keyless remote, cruise control, leather-wrapped multifunction tilt and telescopic steering wheel, 60/40 split-folding rear seat with pass-through, power windows, leatherette six-way manually adjustable heated seats, and CD/MP3 stereo.
The 128i Cabriolet adds driver and front passenger knee airbags, rollover protection, Bluetooth connectivity, BMW Assist, USB port, and fully automatic soft top. Its rear seat is fixed and includes a pass-through and transport bag.
The 135i models add 18-inch alloy wheels, sport suspension, performance brakes, adaptive headlights, xenon headlamps with washers, and M aerodynamic body kit.