A compact SUV with a 100% electric option

The German manufacturer presents its 100% electric compact SUV, we are talking about the model iX1 and the BMW X1 in its third generation. The launch is planned for the month of October 2022 in the United States, at a price of $39,500 USD.

In Latin America there will be two models of Engines: One Diesel sDrive18d 150 horsepower and another gasoline sDrive18i of 136 horses. As for the BMW iX1, it will come later with plug-in hybrid options.

With lots of extra space and an evolved style, The MBW X1 maintains the classic design on your grill. Side panels and headlights are an evolution of the previous series. As for the dimensions, this time they are slightly larger, at 4.5 meters long, 5.3 cm longer, 2.4 cm wider and 4.4 cm higher.

The BMW X1 SDrive18i It has a 1.5-liter Twin Power Turbo engine with 230 Nm and 115 kW and 3 cylinders. This provides excellent acceleration with a consumption of 6.5 liters per 100 km. With a 7-speed Steptronic transmission that sends power only to the front wheels.

BMW X1: General Characteristics

This new range will feature a sport leather steering wheel, automatic rain-sensing headlamps, 2x 12V power outlets, intelligent automatic climate control, L-shaped taillights for daytime running lights and 4-port USB type C. Compared to the previous model, this will have a greater number of driver assistance systems and a sound system harman kardon high perfomance.

The engine configuration is dual which produces 200kW with 30kW of overfeeding. It comes with a 64 kWh Battery Pack, which enables a driving range of 440 km.

BMW X1 rear headlights

In the cabin, both models feature a high-definition curved touch screen with state-of-the-art menu structure and graphics. Which incorporates the latest operating system iDrive 8said screen gives us entertainment and information of 10.7 inches.

Same as him Live Cockpit Professional from BMW, includes an intelligent personal assistant and an enlarged view. But not only that, it also has a wireless cell phone charging tray.

The current X1 has 1,550 of rear seat space (with the second row of seats upright). On this new model the 40/20/40 split rear seat can be folded down to allow up to 1,600 liters of space – that’s 50 more.

If we talk about the capacity of the trunk, its predecessor had 540 liters. This has 35 liters more space. The front grille is also slightly larger, but not by as much as you’ll find on other models from the brand.

BMW X1 seats

Available colours

As for the colors, the BMW X1, will offer a wide range of paint options. If you already follow the brand, some of these shades will be familiar to you. For example, you can choose the tone Utah Orange from the xDrive23i model. Other tones that you can choose from is Cape York Green, although so far it has not been revealed how it will look.

Something curious is that this third generation model is the first to offer painting individually. This means that you can choose the tone that you like the most, with an extra cost that will not be cheap.

Black will be the only “free” finish, but for example, if you want Alpine White (non-metallic Alpine White) it will run you $321, Storm Bay Metallic $1,286, and Frozen Pure Gray $2,400.

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BMW X1 2023 interior touch screen

Models Of The New BMW X1

BMW x1 SDrive18i:

  • combustion engine
  • Boot capacity: 500 l*
  • It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 9 seconds.
  • Its power is up to 156HP*

BMW X1 xDrive30e:

  • Propulsion: Plug-in hybrid
  • Boot capacity: 490 liters
  • Sui acceleration is from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.7 seconds
  • With a power of up to 326 HP
  • Electric autonomy of up to 89 km

BMW iX1 xDrive30

  • This model is fully electric
  • Its charging time is 29 minutes at 80% charge, counting on 10%
  • With an electric range of up to 438
  • It is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.7 seconds.
  • Its trunk capacity is 4901
  • It has a power of up to 230 kW (313 hp)

BMW X1 trunk space

In the United States, the German brand announced that it will sell the X1 2023 with the paint Space Silver, Frozen Pure Grey, Blue Bay Lagoon, Utah Orange and Cape York Green with some other additional shades at the buyer’s choice. In addition to this, on the small crossover they will have the option of choosing large 20-inch wheels.

In the coming weeks, BMW is set to officially reveal the new X1 and iX1, so keep an eye out for new posts here at MundodelMotor.net for the latest updates.

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