GURUGRAM: BMW India on Thursday launched the X1 20i Tech Edition at Rs 43,00,000 (ex-showroom). The SUV is assembled at BMW Group Plant Chennai.
The exterior embodies a muscular and dominant character with precisely drawn lines and strikingly contoured surfaces. The front has an imposing appearance with a larger BMW grille and air intakes as well as striking LED headlights with LED fog lamps.
A dynamic wedge shape forms the roofline, and eye-catching character lines and window surfaces that taper towards the rear.
The rear design underscores the car’s width and sporty stance with wrap-around LED rear lights, inlays in body colour and bigger twin exhaust tailpipes. The new 18-inch alloys add to the sporty visual appeal of the car.
Ample room for all occupants, along with horizontal surface design, create an ambiance typical of a sports activity vehicle. Filling up the cabin with a sense of spaciousness and light is the large Panorama Glass Roof. Ambient Lighting offers six dimmable designs.
Comfortable seating is an important consideration for long journeys and traffic jams and the BMW X1 offers electrical seat adjustment for both driver (with memory function and passenger. The rear seat backrest can be reclined and offers centre armrest with 2 cup-holders for added comfort. Folding down the 40:20:40 split backrest increases boot capacity from 500 litres to 1,550 litres.
The BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, two-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW X1 sDrive20i produces an output of 192 hp and maximum torque of 280 Nm at 1,350 – 4,600 rpm.
The seven-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission performs smooth, almost imperceptible gearshifts. Using the Driving Experience Control switch, driver can change the driving character of the vehicle by choosing between different driving modes – ECO PRO, Comfort, Sport.
The BMW X1 features a high-resolution new 10.25-inch Central Information Display with iDrive Controller and Navigation with touch functionality. Wireless Apple CarPlay ensures seamless smartphone connection with the car to access navigation, contacts, messages, music and other functions.
The smartphone holder integrated into the centre console allows inductive, Wireless Charging for mobile phones. Park Distance Control and Rear-View Camera make parking in tight spots easier. The new BMW Head-Up Display projects all information relevant to the journey directly into the driver’s field of vision. The car features a new 205W HiFi loudspeaker system.
The new BMW X1 comes loaded with BMW Safety technologies such as six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, ISOFIX child seat mounting and integrated emergency spare wheel under the load floor.