BMW X1: The Luxury Compact Crossover
BMW X1 - The luxury is yours
BMW X1 is car of luxury. This SUV is built by BMW and also manufactured by the same as well as BMW Brilliance. It is marketed all over the world in mostly two configurations (sDrive and xDrive configurations).It is performance associated and shares platform with earlier generations 3 series. It gives you an option to choose from punchy, efficient or turbocharged motors. It has lower price with luxury associated with it.
After completion of production, debut was displayed at Paris motor show in 2008. The series begun to manufacture at BMW Leipzig in 2009 followed by its production in cities like Chennai, India, Shenyang, China and in Russia.
Further details about BMW X1 model
X1 has similar platform like BMW X3. BMW X1 is categorized under middle sized cars category. The new N20 engine was also introduced by BMW X1 in the xDrive28i model. BMW X1is smaller as well as affordable in comparison to X3.BMW X1 is smallest offering by BMW in most countries like for instance in North America. The price there starts at as low as $30,800. X1 also is the first SUV that offers RWD, rear wheel drive in selected model.
There are four line available, Sport line, ES/SE line, xLine and Luxury line. These lines have distinctive trim differences that differentiate one from other. An eight speed automatic transmission is supposed to be available in models from North America. Interiors are similar to BMW 1.
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Technical Characteristics of BMW X1
Technical Characteristics of 2011 BMW X1 xDrive28i Automatic produced by BMW (DE).
|Body Type||Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 5 seats|
|Front Track||1500 mm|
|Rear Track||1529 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||63 liters|
|Drive Wheels||All wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||direct petrol injection|
|Max Power||245HP (181 kW) @ 5000 rpm|
|Max Torque||350Nm @ 1250 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||183 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||7?J x 17 / 7?J x 17|
|Standard Tyres||225/50 R 17 94H / 225/50 R 17 94H|
|Transmission||8 speed automatic|
|Number of gears||8|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||6.5 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|