The car was originally planned as a limited run of 2,700 units but due to customer demand, the plan was scrapped and by the end of production in June 2012, a total of 6,331 units were produced.
Need for Speed: World
The M Coupé is an very agile car but can be twitchy in corners due to slight fishtailing. It accelerates quicker than the BMW M3 Sport Evolution and utilises a powerful nitrous boost. Top speed is 178 mph (286 km/h).
|The Orange style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costs 3900. It was made available on June 1, 2012.
|The White style is a rotationally available stock cash car that costs 695,000, and was initially released on October 16, 2014.
On June 28th, 2015, its price was lowered from 1,300,000 as part of the End of the World event.
|The Schnell style is a drag car that costs 5300. It was released on February 22, 2013.
Need for Speed: The Run
The 1 Series M Coupé appears in Need for Speed: The Run as an unlocked tier 2 vehicle.
It has the highest top speed in the Tier 2 category. It also has quick acceleration and a "Normal" handling rating.
The NFS Edition is unlocked upon beating 20 Autolog Recommendations but is already unlocked as a Need for Speed VIP gift to players whom played the demo. It is a decent tier 4 car with good acceleration and a "normal" handling rating. Top speed is 192 mph (309 km/h).
The Art Director Signature Edition is unlocked upon reaching Driver Level 18. Its best traits are acceleration and a top speed of 215 mph (346 km/h). It has a "challenging" handling rating.
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)
It is unlocked in single player immediately upon purchasing the Terminal Velocity Pack and is unlocked in multiplayer by completing 12 events in Everyday class cars.
The 1 Series M Coupé makes up for its low top speed with its agility in corners with excellent acceleration.
Need for Speed: Edge
The 1 Series M Coupé appears in Need for Speed: Edge.
- The name of the 1 Series M Coupé Drag variant from Need for Speed: World means "fast" in German.