2018 BMW 1-Series M140i – Interior & Exterior 2018 BMW 1-Series M140i Review is working on the next-generation 1 Series but it wants to remind us the current model is still available for those who are not excited about the prospects of a front-wheel-drive hatch closely related to the Minis. On sale this month in both three- and five-door body styles, the RWD model from Bavaria can be had with a wide array of three-, four-, and six-cylinder engine. 2018 Bmw 1 Series interior be demoted to a FWD setup, but it will also likely do without the sweet-sounding inline-six unit of the flagship M140i where the turbocharged 3.0-liter develops 340 horsepower (250 kilowatts) and 500 Newton-meters (368 pound-feet) of torque. All of the sudden, the existing 1 Series becomes a lot more interesting if though it’s beginning to show its age, despite its latest nip and tuck acting as a swan song. For those who would rather patiently wait for the next gen, the all-new model that’s due likely towards the end of 2018 or early 2019 will have a lot going for it despite losing some of the assets of the 1 Series you can buy today. A weight loss enabled by the UKL platform is planned, and that’s despite an expected bump in size to make the cabin more spacious