If you are looking for one amazing, reliable and handsome crossover, than the German Automaker can give you the answer. It is a brand new 2016 BMW X1.
Changes and exterior redesign
2016 BMW X1 is a luxury SUV which will undergo many improvements and will be a real beauty. It will represent the second generation of this model. It will ride on UKL platform and will appear as front-wheel drive vehicle. All-wheel drivetrain will be an option. It will lose some weight because of the usage of aluminum and carbon fiber so its aerodynamics and performance will be improved. As for its external appearance, it will have more masculine and elegant look. It will have longer hood, and it will be more rounded. Front end will be slightly refreshed with a grille composed of two parts and trimmed with chrome. The headlights will be double round as before and air in takes will be a bit larger. All in all, car enthusiasts and fans will be delighted with the new design of 2016 BMW X1.
Interior design and technology of 2016 BMW X1
2016 BMW X1 will now come with even more spacious and more pleasant cabin than the current model. The passengers will just love its cozy and nicely designed interior. Only high quality materials will be used, such as leather and soft plastics. Also, we could notice nice and warm wooden decorations inside. The buyers could choose between nine color combinations for the inside. It will be equipped with Bluetooth, excellent audio system with eight speakers, airbags, stability control and many other gadgets.
Types of engine and transmission
It is said that 2016 BMW X1 will be powered with different engine types. The one will be a 2.0-liter turbo 4 cylinder engine which will make around 231 HP and 258 lb-ft of torque. The other one is a 1.3-liter 3 cylinder engine with the output of 136 HP and 162 lb-ft of torque. They will be mated to a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission. It could appear also as hybrid version and with diesel engines for European market.
Release date and price
2016 BMW X1 should be launched sometime in early 2016. As for its price, it is expected to be in a range from $40,000-$50,000. However, there are just assumptions, and it still needs to be confirmed.