Many european brands are encouraging to launch models for the chinese market, both generalists as a Premium. BMW is one of the european manufacturers that greater presence in the chinese market, and tries not to fall with the arrival of the generalists launching products that maybe in the old continent does not end up to curdle but that there can be obtained a high level of profitability. In this way, just to present in China BMW X1 xDrive25Le.
it Is a hybrid version plug-in or plug-in hybrid, as we like to call, from BMW X1 long wheelbase that the brand marketed in the asian country. Beyond the greater distance between axles, on an aesthetic level, we found no changes other than the mandatory cap for the charging plug of the electrical system, which is located in the front wing was left, and the logo BMWi.
This particular BMW X1, which initially only be sold in China, with a system plug-in hybrid. Combines engine 1.5 petrol and three-cylinder that makes 136 horsepower and 220 Nm that are sent to the front wheels, while a an electric motor of 95 horsepower and 165 Nm placed in the rear sends its power to the rear axle. The electrical system offers a autonomy declared to be 60 kilometers and can travel by mode 100 % electric with a maximum speed of 120 km/h.
The premium SUVS approves a consumption of 1.8-litre gasoline per 100 kilometers tours. If we take into account that the fuel tank is of 35 liters, we can intuit a autonomy total of between 600 and 650 km. For its part, the performance of the BMW X1 xDrive25Le, when both engines working together at full capacity, enable it to stop the clock in to 7.4 seconds in the 0 to 100 km/h.