In celebration of BMW sponsoring the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, BMW has announced two Performance Edition models of the BMW 1 Series and 3 Series.
The BMW 1 Series Performance Edition, builds upon the 1 Series Sport Hatch, and features M aerodynamic bodystyling, dark chrome 18 inch M light alloy wheels, High-gloss Shadowline exterior trim, dark chrome exhaust tailpipe and dark line rear lights. M Sport Suspension also features, alongside sport seats with Royal Blue stitching, M Sport multi-function leather steering wheel and gearshift leaver, floor mats with Royal BLue piping and London 2012 exterior badges.
The Performance Edition is available on the the BMW 116i, 116d and 118d three- and five-door models, costing £1,500 more than the ES model. Prices start at £19,530 for the BMW 116i Performance Edition three-door.
Meanwhile, the BMW 3 Series Saloon also has the Performance Edition revision and is available on the 118i and 119d models. Additions include an M aerodynamic body kit, M sport multi-function leather steering wheel, sport seats, floor mats with blue piping, 18-inch light alloy wheel, chrome exhaust finisher and London 2012 exterior badges.
The BMW 3 Series Performance Edition is priced at £500 more than the 3 Series ES Saloon, with a starting price of £23,195 for the BMW 318i Performance Edition Saloon.
Alpine White, Titanium Silver, Bluewater and Black Sapphire make up the exterior colour options for the BMW Performance Editions.
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