Results, according to German sports car magazine Sport Auto, show that the BMW 1-Series M Coupe has beaten the larger M3 in lapping the Hockenheim. The periodical timed a lap time of 1:14.1 for the 1M, while the M3 came in 0.1 seconds slower at 1:14.2. Yes, it's not by much, but it's still impressive. On the same track, the 1-Series M clocked in a 0 to 62 mph sprint in 4.7 seconds.
Auto Sport also reported that the 1M had a tendency to spin its rear end out without the stability control engaged.