The BMW Company officially presented the updated BMW 1-series Facelift 2015. The model received the processed appearance in the way of large cars of the Bavarian brand, and also a new line of motors.
In general it is possible to call changes in appearance of BMW 1 series classical restyling: the car received new bumpers and a front grille, and also brand new optics with LED running lights, other rear lamps and fifth door. The changes of BMW 1 Series face-lift made its appearance more dynamic and presentable.
There were also interior changes of BMW 1 series. In low line vehicle there is a 6,5-inch screen of multimedia iDrive system, the steering wheel sheathed by leather with possibility of adjustment on different levels, the rain sensor, and also the button of engine start. Besides, designers added new materials of interior trim, and also changed various buttons and switches.
New BMW 1-Series specs, engines
As for technical characteristics, 109 h.p. 1,5-liter three-cylinder petrol engine became basic now. The hatchback equipped with such motor is capable to achieve 100 km/h in 10,9 seconds and spends about 5,4 liters of fuel for 100 km.
Except it, the buyer will be able to receive BMW 1 series in three more petrol versions equipped with engines of 1,6 (136 and 177 h.p.), 2,0 liters (218 h.p.) and also in four diesel versions with 1,5 liters (116 h.p.) and 2,0 liters (150, 190 and 224 h.p.).
The final option is the M135i which comes with 3,0-liter six-cylinder turbocharged engine developing 326 h.p. and 450 n.m. of a torque at peak. It is enough to get 100 km/h in 5,1 seconds in the version with mechanic transmission, in 4,9 seconds in the version with 8-staged automat transmission and in 4,7 seconds in the modification equipped with the 4wheel drive.
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2015 BMW 1-Series release date
The 2015 BMW 1-Series will get a public debut at the Geneva Motor Show before going on sale on 28 March.
Start of sales is planned in the spring 2015.
Release date: Spring 2015
Article about the 2015 BMW 1-Series face-lift 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.
Before restyling BMW 1 series was equipped with 1,6-liter petrol engines: 136 h.p. BMW 116i and 170 h.p. BMW 118i. The modified diesel engines were also represented: 116 h.p. 2,0-liter BMW 116d, 143 h.p. BMW 118d, 184 h.p. BMW 120d. Later there was a special version of the diesel BMW 116d EfficientDynamics Edition engine, 116 h.p. and of 1,6-liters, equipped with new fuel-efficient technology which allows to reduce emissions of CO2 in the atmosphere to 99 g/km.
History of brands
The world premiere of the least representative of BMW family took place in 2004. BMW 1 – Series (E87) is rear wheel drive, five-door hatchback of a golf class with a longitudinal arrangement of the engine. Small, elegant car with recognizable attractive design. The main competitors are Audis A3 and Volkswagen Golf. In outlines of a body there is no sharp corner that served as pledge of the best dynamic characteristics. BMW 1 has excellent coefficient of front resistance – only 0.29. According to impressive wheel base (2,66 m), automobile possesses excellent road characteristics. Uniqueness of this model is the rear wheel drive. All competitors have the front wheel drive. BMW 1 is the only car in its class which the engine is located longitudinally, therefore the low center of gravity and optimum draft is provided. For the first time ever the engines of new generation with the BMW TwinPower Turbo technology were used.
Safety traditionally remains at the high level. The car is equipped with a full range of the protective equipment, including driving seats airbag, and also safety blinds.
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