BMW X1

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BMW X1 with over 300,000 sales in two years and a half

The model will be available in July with a new design, improved interior and engine optimized and technology.

BMW X1

2013 BMW X1

Only two and a half years after the start of production of the BMW plant in Leipzig from the compact BMW X model has sold more than 300,000 copies. From July 2012 BMW X1 will offer redesigned bodywork, upgraded interiors and a range of optimized engines and innovative technology. In line with recent trends individualized BMW models were first proposed and already familiar from the BMW 1 Series and BMW 3 Series BMW lines.

The exclusive features of BMW X1 apparent in numerous national and international awards, which compact model is the winner. Immediately after the start of sales BMW X1 was awarded as “off-road vehicle of the year” by the readers of the magazine “OFF ROAD” in class “Crossover”. Around the same time the Italian car magazine “Quattroruote” distinguish him as “a novelty in 2010.” BMW X1 received the award “Auto Trophy” of the specialist magazine “Auto Zeitung”, and the next year the same edition of his convictions and “Design Trophy”, did not wait and “red dot award” product design and “Auto Bild Design Award “in the category” SUV-s, vans and SUVs cars. ” In Auto Bild published by rating the cars with the most stable value “Wertmeister 2010” BMW X1 climbed to first place in its class thanks to its high quality and popularity. The highest score of five stars in crash tests Euro NCAP confirms the exceptional occupant protection and the perfect security equipment the BMW X1.

BMW X1 still impresses with its agile handling. With five petrol and three diesel engines ranging from 116 hp and 245 hp It offers the widest range of engines in the segment. Most favorable ratio between driving pleasure and fuel economy offered by BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition with 163 hp power and average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle of 4.5 liters / 100 kilometers (CO2 emissions: 119 g / km).

BMW X1

2012 BMW X1

Besides engines, BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and an optional eight-speed automatic transmission BMW X1 impresses with another technical focus: intelligent wheel drive BMW xDrive. The most powerful petrol and diesel engines are equipped as standard with this system electronically controlled, fully variable distribution of power.

High quality equipment and innovative features from BMW ConnectedDrive stressed the advanced nature of the model. The range of functions thanks to intelligent connectivity optimizing comfort, safety and usability of in-car infotainment systems include BMW Assist and Real-Time Traffic Information. Moreover, the integration of the Apple iPhone in combination with BMW Apps option allows the use of web radio and access to Facebook and Twitter at any time in the car.

Showed renewed BMW X1

Pictures of crossovers appeared before the network premiere

BMW X1

2012 BMW X1 xDrive16d

It can be seen that the Bavarian received a new front bumper, revised and updated optics grille. It is also known that there will be changes in the rear bumper and lights. In contrast, the interior of the crossover will be maintained by the new extension here will be a list of materials for making items.

Earlier this year BMW confirmed that they revamped X1 will go on sale in North America in the summer and will be equipped with two-liter gasoline engine with twin turbo. It has a capacity of 245 hp 350 Nm of torque. In combination with manual transmission this engine can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h for 6.1 seconds.

Mercedes has tested rival the BMW X1

There were spy photos of the model GLA

The company Mercedes-Benz began testing the compact crossover GLA. Proof of this is the spy photos that have appeared in various Western publications. They can see the so-called “mule” on which test units of the new model.

BMW X1

2012 BMW X1

For it already knows that he will be on the same platform they use new generations of A-class hatchback and compact van B-class – modular chassis MLA. The range will get three engines gasoline engines with displacements from 1.6 to 2.2 liters and power of 123 to 213 hp and three diesel engines. They will have a volume of 1.6 and 2.2 liters, and their capacity varies between 109 and 171 hp

Expectations are compact crossover from Mercedes-Benz to hit the European market as early as the beginning of 2014 Its main competitors in the market will be BMW X1 and Audi Q3. The new model will be manufactured in the company’s Rashtad (GER), which is now assembled A-class.

Expected soon A-class family is filled with 2 models. Mercedes-Benz is planning the marketing of a 4-door coupe, which will be on the same platform and says CLA. Then will come and its modifications Shooting Brake.

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