BMW 1-Series Sedan 2017: China now has its long-awaited compact sedan

BMW Serie 1 Sedán 2017

BMW 1-Series Sedan 2017. Designed and developed for the chinese market.

as expected, the new BMW 1-Series Sedan has entered the “asian giant” with his debut in the motor show of Guangzhou in 2016. The body of four doors and three volumes arrives to a market in which this type sedans compact are in high demand. In addition, BMW adds to this the fact that it is a vehicle designed and developed especially for China. A nod to their chinese followers with which to capture your attention.

BMW highlights some of the characteristics that best define the new 1-Series Sedan: design, connectivity, handling and great versatility. We are faced with a compact sedan aires sports focused clearly to a young audience. Mounted on the global platform of the German mark, the variant sedan of the BMW 1-Series inherits the sporty design typical of the company. Just take a quick look at its exterior design.

Your hood lengthened combines perfectly with the round headlights and the dual refjilla. Despite being before a body of three volumes, the roof line and fall in behind to create a harmonious silhouette to transmit certain air of coupe. The own hood and the trunk to help add a touch of ruggedness to the overall design. For its part, the headlamps hex LED and the rear lights in the shape of an “L” put the detail, dynamic and fresh.

BMW Serie 1 Sedán 2017

A compact sedan with character and soul sport to attract the young audience.

The body may be painted up in ten different colours. Among them, we find shades as interesting as the “Blue Estoril” or the “Luminous Gold”. Some of the available colors for the exterior will only be available in China. Another nod more to the drivers of this asian market.

, Leaving its external image and having a look at the passenger compartment of the new BMW 1-Series Sedan, we see that the BMW engineers have sought to maintain the same concept that we find outside. The instrument panel has two large dials, the dashboard draws an elegant line, while the central screen of 8.8 inches will allow us to make use of the system of info-entertainment. But, to all this we must add the HUD (Head-Up Display) color.

in Addition, with the imminent release of the BMW Connected APP in China, the new 1-Series Sedan will offer an environment totally connected to their passengers. On the other hand and in regard to the driving aids, the new model of BMW will be well-endowed in this aspect as will the warning of lane departure, collision warning or pedestrian detection, among other systems. Also, their 2,67-metre wheelbase allow you to enjoy a cabin even more spacious, especially in the squares later.

BMW Serie 1 Sedán 2017 - interior

this is the interior of the new BMW 1-Series Sedan.

¿And what is the (mechanical? At the time of the launch of the new BMW 1-Series Sedan in China, the range of engines of the new BMW will be composed by a engine TwinPower Turbo 1.5-liter as well as by a engine TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter. The first of them will be associated to a gearbox Steptronic six-speed while the second will opt for the same transmission, although eight relations. And next to that box of changes, we will have the selector driving modes that will allow us to choose between the following options: Comfort, Sport and Eco Pro. The technology Start&Stop will also make act of presence.

Will there be an M version Performance?

During the implementation over the 1-Series Sedan in the above mentioned Auto show of Guangzhou in 2016, the brand has not said anything about the introduction of an M version Performance. However, these spy photos of the BMW 1-Series Sedan that we publish in the mid of the month of September confirm that the brand is working on it. Our information point to a possible launch next year 2017.

The new BMW 1-Series Sedan fifth model that BMW will manufacture locally in China.