ROCHESTER, MI – BMW of North America LLC says it plans to launch a sedan version of its 1-Series in the U.S. market in 2007. The vehicle will feature BMW’s signature rear-wheel drive configuration, although a diesel engine may be offered. BMW’s 1-Series. The German auto maker has been changing its timing for the U.S. launch of the 1-Series because it doesn’t want to sell a hatchback model here and it believes it needs to offer the availability of a 6-cyl. engine. The 1-Series ...

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