2018-2019 BMW has officially unveiled the new generation of 2018-2019 BMW X1 crossover in the front-wheel drive platform.
If its predecessor look like a tall wagon, the next generation of crossover acquired full article branded German SUV.
Among the most significant changes to the exterior – the new sports bumpers protruding grille, LED headlamps, plastic protective kit, slightly sloping roof and a spoiler on the trunk lid.
Also, buyers of the new X1 will be available three styling package – Sport Line, xLine and M Sport, the latter of which includes 18-inch alloy wheels, tissue-alkantarovuyu trim sports seats, aluminum decorative elements, blue matte accents and more.
The new generation of crossover appeared larger than the previous generation: X1 became 53 millimeters higher, which had a positive impact on passenger comfort – the front seat is now located at 36 millimeters higher and the rear by 64 millimeters – for a better view out of the car.
Free space in front of knees of a back row of passengers increased by 37 mm for the basic version and up to 66 millimeters with the optional rear seat assembly that can be shifted in the longitudinal direction.
The luggage compartment has also been increased by 85 liters (total 505 liters). When the rear seat is folded (the ratio of 40: 20: 40), the boot capacity increases to 1,550 liters.
The interior of the new 2018-2019 BMW X1 continues to demonstrate the self-centered nature of the owner and the atmosphere of the premium.
Starting grade will receive a fabric seat upholstery and silver elements Oxide Silver finish, along with glossy black accents.
The list of basic equipment will include air conditioning and a freestanding infotainment system iDrive with a 6.5-inch display.
Among the options – leather trimmings Dakota You, wooden decorative items Fineline Stream or Oak Grain, a new head-up display that displays information on the windshield, Driving Assistant Plus package with active cruise control (with the function Stop & Go), warning Congress of the chosen lane , an assistant in the flow of motion, warning of a possible collision and emergency braking system in city traffic.
At the time of release of the new generation of 2018-2019 BMW X1 to the market in October , the following units will be included in the motor range of crossover:
- 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine capacity of 150 hp (330 nm);
- 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine capacity of 190 hp (400 Nm);
- 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine capacity of 231 hp (450 nm);
- 2.0-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine with 192 hp (280 Nm);
- 2.0-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine producing 231 hp (350 Nm);
Transmission – 6-speed manual or 8-band automatic transmission Steptronic.
In the future, modifications of the kit can be expanded in two basic versions with a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder unit capacity of 116 hp (X1 sDrive16d) and 136 hp (X1 sDrive18i).
Standard drive initial modifications sDrive20i and 2018-2019 BMW X1 sDrive18d – front. wheel drive system will be available option, or as a standard for more expensive versions.
System of a 4 × 4 – compact, optimized weight and effective system provides flexible redistribution of torque between the front and rear wheels depending on the driving situation through an electrohydraulic multi-plate clutch.