This BMW 1 Series is a diesel… and has 400 horses!

The prestacional diesel mechanical BMW M550d is fashionable. Just a few days we found ourselves in the vain of a BMW 3 Series Touring and now in the a BMW Series 1. AC Schnitzer is in charge of giving shape to this preparation that we are left with a bastard’s perspective BMW Series 1 of the most radical. The compact definitive for fans of the couple.

Timid aesthetic changes… to hide a diesel engine of 400 horsepower:

the version of The series’s most powerful BMW Series 1 is the M135i. Part from 44.750 euros and has 326 hp

Under the name of BMW 150d AC Schnitzer has presented this preparation on the occasion of the Essen Motor Show found under the hood of this BMW 1 Series 3-door with the block triturbo 6 cylinders and 3 liters of cubicaje.

Not happy with the 381 horses and 740 Nm of torque, AC Schnitzer has given a twist to this block that goes on to develop now 400 horses with a few 800 Nm, promising 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds and engaged in a 80-180 km/h in 7.9 seconds.


Aesthetically the preparation of AC Schnitzer does not have large changes. Yes, there’s a new front splitter, door mirrors in carbon fibre and a new rear spoiler, but no reason to think that under the skin of this compact is no more power than that developed by the BMW M2.

in Addition to these aesthetic changes on the outside we met some springs firmer suspension, new exhaust outlets, floor mats, a new gear knob for the shift, aluminium pedals…