BMW will launch its new BMW 1 Series to the market on 28 March. The Bavarian manufacturer is pleased to present a model that shows a silhouette in his “ever more expressive” while offering an “ever more refined elegance of the interior.” With the new version of its compact model, make the propeller also offers still powerful engines and sober by comparison.
A few days before the launch of the latest generation of the 1 Series, BMW also celebrated the production of the two millionth BMW 1 Series model, exit the assembly lines of the plant in Regensburg. In late summer 2014, the range had been able to celebrate its tenth anniversary.
At its launch in 2004, the BMW 1 Series was the first model of the brand to combine a silhouette that is both sporty and elegant, driving dynamics and premium quality delivered with the functionality of a compact 5-doors. Its engine and chassis as well as its unparalleled choice of propulsion unique among the competition have been doing in the BMW 1 Series a benchmark in sportiness in its segment.
Regarding the new version, it will come in two versions, 5-door and 3-door, produced in Regensburg and Leipzig.
Both models feature a selection of petrol and diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, including the three groups and four-cylinder engines from the latest generation designed by BMW Group and a 6-cylinder engine in line with technology M Performance TwinPower Turbo.
The New BMW 1 Series Specs and
The new edition of the BMW 1 Series will be offered in both 5-door and 3-door body variants. The BMW 1 Series 3-door is built exclusively at BMW Plant Regensburg, the BMW 1 Series 5-door additionally at BMW Plant Leipzig. Both models can be ordered with a selection of powerful and highly efficient petrol and diesel engines featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, including units with three and four cylinders from the BMW Group’s latest generation of engines and a six-cylinder in-line engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology. The new BMW 1 Series (fuel consumption combined: 8.0 – 3.4 l/100 km [35.3 – 83.1 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 188 – 89 g/km) therefore covers an output spectrum ranging from 80 kW/109 hp to 240 kW/326 hp.
The BMW M135i M Performance Automobile is a ticket to outstanding dynamics, while the 85 kW/116 hp BMW 116d EfficientDynamics Edition leads the way in the efficiency stakes with average fuel consumption of 3.8 – 3.4 l/100 km (74.3 – 83.1 mpg imp) and CO2 emissions of 101 – 89 g/km in the EU test cycle. The BMW M135i, BMW 118d and BMW 120d can all be specified as an option with BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive.
Other highlights of the equipment listings for the new BMW 1 Series include the standard-fitted iDrive operating system, full-LED headlights (available as an option for the BMW 1 Series for the first time) and the latest additions to the BMW ConnectedDrive line-up. As well as the radar-based Active Cruise Control system with Stop & Go function and the new-generation Parking Assistant, features such as the camera-based Driving Assistant are also available. The progressive character of the new BMW 1 Series range is likewise underlined by the standard provision of the Intelligent Emergency Call function and BMW TeleServices. The optional Navigation system Professional also offers automatic map updating (using the embedded SIM card and mobile phone network), which is free of charge to customers for the first three years following registration of the car. Also benefiting from further expansion is the array of internet-based information, communication and entertainment services, which the driver can integrate into the car with the help of apps either via the integrated SIM card or using a smartphone.