New images of the BMW 1-Series Sedan come to us from China, after unveiling official in that we are only provided a single image. Now we get several in which to display the live model in their three available finishes, engines and some of its options. The new hatchback compact BMW breaks into the asian market to do in front of the Audi A3 Sedan and the Mercedes Class CLA.
the rear of The 1 Series Sedan is unique and recognizable as a BMW
As you already know, the BMW 1-Series Sedan is the first BMW 1-Series front-wheel-drive with the possibility of equipping the all-wheel-drive xDrive. It is based on the well-known modular architecture UKL of the BMW Group, the same base that supported the MINI, the SUV BMW X1 and the family BMW 2-Series Active Tourer/Gran Tourer. It is a model exclusive to China, it will not come to Europe but we anticipates that the compact sedan that will be launched by these parts, the BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe, will use the same architecture.
Its design is based on the prototype BMW Concept Compact Sedan taking into account the tastes of the chinese clientele for their design. The development has been carried out jointly between germans and asians so that the model does not lose the essence BMW with the classic double kidney grille, or the curve Hofmeister of pillar C. will Be built only in Shenyang, China, next to Brilliance Auto the local company with which BMW has a joint venture in the país.
Some of the options of the BMW 1-Series Sedan in China
By the images we see that the BMW 1-Series Sedan is offered in three finishes: basic Luxury Line and Sport Line. The units most basic have a lighting system halogen complete while the finishes superior equip headlights LED technology both in the front and behind. Part of the equipment is supplemented with a Head-Up Display, front-facing camera for systems security and assistance, rear camera for parking aid, glass roof, trims the frame of the windows of different finishes and exhaust pipes sports among others.
with Regard to the engines we are shown three options gasoline. The BMW 118i Sedan who equips a unit of three-cylinder 1.5-liter that produces 136 HP, the 120i in our country mounts a propeller 1.6-liter four-cylinder 184 HP, and the 125i as the top of range that we know of that introduces a 2.0-liter, 224-HP which can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 6.5 seconds. In the case of using the engines of the 2-Series Active Tourer, the 120i and 125i-mounted in both cases a 2.0-litre petrol of 192 and 231 HP respectively.