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SPIED: BMW 1 Series facelift

2014-06-30 11:54

1 SERIES UPDATE IN THE WORKS: BMW will give its ageing 1 Series a facelift later in 2014. Image: Automedia

New X5, 2 Series coupe, next M3/M4... BMW has had a busy 2014, at least as for as South African launches are concerned, with more models planned later in 2014.

BMW’s agring 1 Series, launched in 2011, will receive a makeover.

Spy photographers captured images of a camouflaged prototype of a face-flited 1 Series (in 135i-guise) being tested.

Gallery: 2014 BMW 1 Series (Spy)

Exterior changes appear to be limited to the front and rear, where BMW will likely add its new “Air Curtain” elements, as seen on the 3 Series.

The shape and number of bars in the grille are also likely to be updated - along with the headlights.

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