BMW officially announces new X1

BMW officially announces new X1

BMW X1 rq

After the first official images leaked out, BMW was quick to follow up with a release of technical information about its all-new new X1.

The new car should launch here in NZ in the first half of 2010. Till then, BMW has revealed details for the European X1 lineup.

From launch, the X1 will be equipped with one of three 2.0 litre, four cylinder diesel engines and one 3.0 litre six-cylinder petrol power plant. BMW’s range of EfficientDynamics fuel saving features will be utilised, including Auto Start-Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration and a gearshift point indicator.

On the underside of the X1 is a five-arm rear suspension system constructed from lightweight steel. Up front, there’s either a double joint trust bar or aluminium double joint tie bar system. Safety features offered as standard include Dynamic Stability Control, front, side and head airbags, daytime driving lights and three-point seat belts for all occupants.

Rear seat occupants receive three full-size individual seats, each backrest is adjustable separately and folds in a 40/20/40 split. With the rear seats folded down luggage capacity grows from 420 litres to 1350 litres.

Check back as we bring you more updates on the X1 as it nears launch.

BMW X1 rq

After the first official images leaked out, BMW was quick to follow up with a release of technical information about its all-new new X1.

The new car should launch here in NZ in the first half of 2010. Till then, BMW has revealed details for the European X1 lineup.

From launch, the X1 will be equipped with one of three 2.0 litre, four cylinder diesel engines and one 3.0 litre six-cylinder petrol power plant. BMW’s range of EfficientDynamics fuel saving features will be utilised, including Auto Start-Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration and a gearshift point indicator.

On the underside of the X1 is a five-arm rear suspension system constructed from lightweight steel. Up front, there’s either a double joint trust bar or aluminium double joint tie bar system. Safety features offered as standard include Dynamic Stability Control, front, side and head airbags, daytime driving lights and three-point seat belts for all occupants.

Rear seat occupants receive three full-size individual seats, each backrest is adjustable separately and folds in a 40/20/40 split. With the rear seats folded down luggage capacity grows from 420 litres to 1350 litres.

Check back as we bring you more updates on the X1 as it nears launch.

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