Events & Programs
Performance Driving School
BMW's Military Salute
Group Corporate Fleet Program
Don't Text and Drive
BMW Team USA Partnership
May 12, 2012
New BMW 135is Continues BMW’s Tradition of Special “is” Models.
New top performance model 1 Series for 2013
Woodcliff Lake, NJ: May 15, 2012 12:00PM EDT....
In the long standing tradition of high performance BMW “is” models, BMW today announced an enhanced performance version of the 1 Series Coupe and Convertible called the BMW 135is. The 2013 135is Coupe and Convertible focus the qualities that made the 135i such a success amongst driving enthusiasts – with more performance, enhanced sound and dynamic design details. Both the new 135is Coupe and Convertible are scheduled to arrive in BMW Center showrooms this fall with retail pricing set at $44,145 and $48,845 respectively (including $895 destination and handling).
Both models are equipped with BMW’s award winning TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline-6 engine (N55) featuring Valvetronic throttle-less intake technology, direct injection and a single twin-scroll turbocharger. For the 135is, the engine has been tuned to increase peak horsepower to 320 hp (+20 hp increase) and 317 lb-ft of torque (+17 lb.ft) while maintaining the same emissions level and MPG ratings of the 135i. A Performance exhaust system complements the increased engine performance and provides a sporty exhaust tone. The engine cooling system has been upgraded to match the additional performance output by adding a larger, and more powerful radiator fan and an auxiliary radiator.
Both BMW 135is models will be offered with either a standard 6-Speed manual transmission or an optional 7-Speed Double Clutch Transmission.
Download the entire newsletter.
Posted by BMW of North America
Design & Innovation,
Subscribe to our News Feed
Events & Programs
Design & Innovation
The News Feed
Top 10 BMW Posts
The 2011 BMW Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupe
BMW i8 Wins Crown as the 2012 Concept Vehicle of the Year
Recruitment Processs for BMW ActiveE - Now Open
Introducing The All-New 3rd Generation BMW M6 Coupe and Convertible.
BMW Group Announces Launch of ParkNow Mobile Parking Service and DetailsDriveNow
2013 BMW X3: With the New 4-Cylinder TwinPower Turbo Engine.
The BMW X1: The U.S. Now Gets its First Sub-Compact Premium SAV
INSIDETRACK JUNE 2012: AN SAV® BORN FOR FUN: MEET THE NEW BMW X1
31 BMW dealers honored as Centers of Excellence
2013 BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe – now even more exceptional
Recommended BMW Blogs
BMW Motor Trend Blog
BMW Car Club of America
Club of Pioneers
View Mobile Site
BMW of North America, LLC.