The all-new BMW 1-Series launched in Europe is definitely an interesting ride. As always it is priced a bit steep and unfortunately for this generation its boasts the face only a mother could love. Yeesh.

But there is one bright spot and that, my friends, is the all-new M135i. To be honest since the M brand has been diluted significantly I am not sure if I would classify it as a proper M car but it seems most publications are at this point. That said, there's been a bit of a debate: how good could it be?

Well, there's only one way to truly find out. Put it on the track and give it the beans alongside a benchmark. I don't know about you but I'd say the E92 M3 is a good measuring stick.

That's exactly what recently happened. Now let's see how the little bugger did...

VIDEO: Just How Good Is The All-New BMW M135i? Put It On The 'Ring With An M3 And Find Out Now

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