About the new BMW X1 with index F48 we already know a lot. The most important is the crossover of the next generation will be tailored to meet the BMW Active Tourer second series: front-wheel drive platform, turbo engine lineup, gearboxes – all the same.
BMW X1 is a smallest SUV crossover. Since its first release in 2009, to date, this model is one of the most popular. More than 5 million X1 units have been sold worldwide.
Agile spies have managed to capture a new car on photos. One can say that the car has grown in size. But do not forget before it was very small. Not even it could be attributed to the SUV. First the new X1 supposed to be built on the basis of the first BMW X1. Now declared that the novelty will share the platform with the BMW Active Tourer second series. But it is unlikely to be less. For information about another new models of 2015 year click this page.
2015 BMW X1 exterior changes
First time at a glance, the BMW X1 has grown. Now it can be compared to such crossovers as Opel Mokka or Nissan Juke. A major redesign was exposed to the front. Changed the headlights and the shape of them. In addition, now the front is fastened a new grille with new air intakes. The bumper will also be changed, appeared intakes with aluminum inserts. The sides now have a clearly defined border.
Butt of X1 has also changed. Its “weighted”, appeared on the spoiler and two exhaust pipes. The rear window became smaller, thinner. Regarding the headlights, there is information that they will be LEDs. Generally speaking, the body has changed. Designers are not afraid to make radical changes. Now the car will surely stand out from the crowd.
2015 BMW X1 interior changes
The layout of the interior is not fully copied from the Active Tourer. For example, there is no niche between “music” and the air conditioner.
The dashboard is made from a different plastic, softer. Of course there will be several versions of the car. Will the version with more modern entertainment system. All seats will be equipped with heaters. The windshield also will not remain without it. And side mirrors will not stay without it, although they will be electric.
Navigation system will undergo changes. It will be able to show the driver the necessary information about the interesting objects. For example, it will be shown gas stations with the most reasonable prices, etc.
While crossover is undergoing engineering tests and admission to the sale is scheduled only for the second half of the year. It is known that Bavarians developed the version with a longer wheelbase, with the seven-seat interior. Such X1 modification is only for some markets, in particular, American and Chinese.
Article about the 2015 BMW X1 has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.
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2015 BMW X1 engines
There is not much news about the engines. According to unconfirmed information on the 2015 BMW X1 will get the engines from BMW 2-Series Active Tourer. Among them will be two petrol engines: 136-horsepower 3-cylinder unit volume of 1.5 liters and a 231-horsepower 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter. There is also a diesel version of the SUV with a four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter and a power of 184 HP
2015 BMW X1 release date and pricing
There is no accurate information about prices yet. They probably will not be much different from the prices on the first X1. There is an assumption that they will be within $ 30,000. It is expected that the new model will be shown at the auto show in September.
Release date: autumn 2015
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The new model can get the prefix M in the title
Jorg Bartels, head of sales Department at BMW M, said that any model of BMW company may get the letter M in its name and become, so to say, a sports model.
BMW plans to release a new X1 in 2015, which will likely give for revision in the BMW M division, just as were given the BMW X5 M and X6 M. Compact SUV X1 will compete with the Audi RS Q3, the update which is scheduled for 2015, and Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG.
2015 BMW X1 video review
Photo of 2015 BMW X1
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- Pwr:Wgt Ratio : coming soon
- Bore & Stroke : coming soon
Prices, specifications, options, features 2015 BMW X1 to change without notice.