Bavarian car manufacturer officially showed a crossover of new generation
BMW Company officially disclosed information about new crossover X1 of new generation. Public debut will be in September 2015 on Frankfurt Motor Show and not so far after it will start official car sale.
Car outside has some significant changes. If BMW X1 of first generation is high hatchback, a new BMW car will be decreased to BMW X3 sizes. Actually every detail has some changes – from front bumper and radiator enclosure to LED headlights, rear lights and fifth door.
In an interior of new BMW X1 should be noticed another steering wheel, other center console, as well as the iDrive multimedia system with a 6.5-inch screen. Base X1 will be available with the seats upholstered in cloth. The more expensive versions of the buyers will get a car with a cabin with Dakota leather trim and inlays of precious species of oak.
At the time of start of sales of BMW X1 will be available with one of the five engines. The base will be the 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine (150 hp, 330 N ∙ m). Also, customers will be available two-liter diesel engine – capacity of 190 hp (400 N ∙ m) and 231 hp (450 N ∙ m). The petrol range will be represented by two 2.0-liter engines, the first of which will develop 192 hp (280 N ∙ m), and the second – 231 hp (350 N ∙ m). Depending on the engine, customers will be offered a 6-speed manual or 8-step “automatic machine» Steptronic. By default, the car will be front-wheel (do not forget that for the BMW X1 uses a new platform!). And for a fee you can get and all-wheel drive version. It is not excluded that in future at the BMW X1 will also 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine, which will be the base.
The equipment of the new BMW X1 will be quite rich. For example, there will be available adaptive cruise control, a system of warning of departure from the occupied strip system to prevent collisions and accidents with pedestrians and other options. In addition, customers will be available and optional packages improvements affecting including design – Sport Line, xLine and M Sport.