After a successful first generation BMW X1 , which has sold over 730,000 units, the Bavarian brand presents the second generation of the BMW X1. The smallest SUV brand is renewed completely, adopting a completely new design and technical solutions that until now had only been in recent minivans brand, as is the FWD . The new BMW X1 will begin its marketing October 2015 .
His body measures 4.44 meters long with 1.82 meters wide and 1.61 high. The battle is 2.67 meters long. It is slightly shorter, wider and higher, providing greater habitability for the smallest of BMW SUV. His body is sculpted with the latest BMW design language in mind, with lines that clearly reminiscent of top models like X4 or X5 and X6.
The alloy wheels are standard 17 “, although optionally can be selected from 18 and 19″. The body can choose 13 colors, including 10 metallic and one of the Estoril Blue package versions M.
Interior BMW with more space
The interior of the BMW X1 is not surprising. As usual in the brand, it classic lines , although an improvement is seen in perceived (and probably real) quality. As in every BMW, the console focus is slightly oriented driver. The central screen has 6.5 inches standard and 8.8 as an option.
As the latest models of the brand, the new BMW X1 will be offered in a basic combination and in three finishes called xLINE, Sport Line and M Sport , that complete the standard equipment. Yet the list of options is long and found items such as Head-Up Display, LED headlamps, adaptive cruise control or assistant lane departure, among others.
The greater width and height of the body are key to this model, which enhances interior comfort. The seats are also placed in a higher position to improve visibility. despite the shorter, legroom is also wins in the rear seats.
The luggage compartment of the new BMW X1 has 505 liters capacity , 85 more than the previous model. The rear seats can be folded in 40:20:40 format to reach 1,550 liters and optionally can be reclining backrests. The driver’s seat and folding movable rear bench in 13 centimeters are two optional that contribute to improving internal modularity for those accustomed to charge the car.
Would you like to drive?
BMW is a brand that has always been characterized by the dynamism of their cars, and all indications are that this is still in the new BMW X1, despite the introduction of front-wheel drive. It has tried to find a center of gravity as low as possible and has also been searched almost perfect weight distribution of 50:50 . In the list of options there are elements that highlight the sportiness, as the variable sport steering, chassis M low and harder 10mm suspension or adaptive suspension. These elements change their response based on the selected driving modes.
engines for the new BMW X1
The BMW X1 will consist in its initial launch phase one petrol and three diesel engine 2.0-liter four-cylinder , with outputs of between 150 and 231 horses. The less powerful versions will have front-wheel drive (sDrive), while the rest of the range is formed by the xDrive all-wheel drive versions. This system operates as a front-wheel drive when conditions are optimal, but if necessary is able to send all available torque to the rear axle.
The efficiency of the new engine is as high as 17% higher. All incorporate Stop & Start and solutions like active front grille or the underbody fairings to optimize aerodynamics apply. Engines and transmissions are lighter and automatic transmission 8-speed driving permit candle, it also helps to save fuel.
|version||Motor||Change||Average consumption||0-100 km / h|
|xDrive25i||2.0 turbo 231 hp||AT 8v||l 6.4||6.5 s|
|sDrive18d||2.0 turbo 150 hp||6V Manual||l 4.1||9.2 s|
|sDrive18d||2.0 turbo 150 hp||AT 8V||4,3 l||9.2 s|
|xDrive20d||2.0 turbo 190 hp||AT 8v||4,9 l||7.6 s|
|xDrive25d||2.0 turbo 231 hp||AT 8v||5,0 l||6.6 s|
In November 2015 would reach more versions such as sDrive18i petrol caballatos 136 with three cylinders and the sDrive16d diesel of 116 horses .
Source – BMW
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Article 2015 BMW X1, new front-wheel drive SUV was originally published in Current Motor.