2013 BMW X1 debuts in New York
2013 BMW X1 comes to offer outstanding sporting capability, unsurpassed efficiency, transformed body design and new style and widely refined interior. The premiere of the exceptional vehicle will be the New York International Auto Show 2012.
The 2013 BMW X1 is actually going to make its US market debut and is going to show a state-of-the-art powertrain technology, innovative equipment features, selective design modifications and extensive interior refinements.
The new BMW X model has new more expressive body design, which provides even more intense expression of the model's muscular presence. It also emphasizes its contemporary allure and versatile sporting capability.
The interior of the 2013 X1 features newly designed surfaces, more polished controls and high-quality details.
In addition the BMW X model comes with high level of agility and compact exterior dimensions.
What is more it will be equipped with powerful engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and a broad spread of BMW EfficientDynamics technology. Both now are standard.
As one can see it has the typical BMW stance, due to its proportions, expressive, vibrant surfaces and signature. What is highlighted in the exterior design are the sweeping bonnet, long wheelbase and set-back passenger compartment. As their "consequence" the car looks more dynamic and agility inherent. The versatility and steady stance of a BMW X model can be seen through the elements as the black edging at the lower edge of the body and wide wheel arches.
And if one looks at the vehicle from the front, immediately sees that the X1's powerful stance is further emphasized.
Furthermore, BMW is going to offer a larger number of surfaces painted in body colour. For example, the path of the car's lines, which converge on the license plate mount from either side of the BMW kidney and forge outwards in the lower section of the bumper, is borrowed from BMW X models in higher vehicle segments.
2013 X1 comes with newly designed headlight and a chrome-coated accent strip, which cuts across the top of the twin circular headlights. Additionally, an LED accent light is completed with LED light rings for the daytime driving lights.
Moreover, the swage line which is rising to the rear of the car, another character line extending the contours of the side window surrounds as it heads towards the rear, and powerfully bulging wheel arches give the BMW X1 a very distinctive appeal. These side skirts are a specific signature feature of BMW X models, while the side direction indicators are now integrated into the newly designed exterior mirrors.
Nothing else but a premium feel can be offered by a BMW. In the new X1 this is underlined at the rear by the new subdivision of apron, bumper and underguard, with the repositioned reflectors. In addition it is now bordered by surfaces painted in body colour. This means that now the black plastic elements are slimmer, while the silver-coloured underguard has a more striking surface structure.
On the other hand the interior is all about precise lines, high-quality materials, and sophisticated colour scheme. They are all here to offer the well-known premium feel of a BMW vehicle. In details, the side of the centre console is angled towards the driver. It is now shallower, spotlighting the driver-focused nature of the cockpit design.
Additionally, high-quality electroplated surrounds are being used for the gearshift and centre console cupholder, while a chrome strip came in utilization for the headlight switch. Chrome touches can be seen on the side edging of the Control Display. Next, the air vent surrounds are made in high-gloss black surface.
What BMW is promising to its customers with this particular model is more sporting feel and fuel efficiency than ever. The vehicle is going to be offered with BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engines. This package of technology consists of twin-scroll turbocharging, High Precision Direct Petrol Injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve timing and Double-Vanos variable camshaft control. There are two award-winning six-cylinder in-line engines included: X1 xDrive35i – developing 225 kW/306 hp – and the 180 kW/245 hp four-cylinder unit powering the BMW X1 sDrive28i. The first one is to deliver instantaneous power delivery, impressive pulling power and exceptional efficiency!
Both engines are mated to a standard automatic gearbox and extensive BMW EfficientDynamics technology. In addition in the range of technologies featured in the vehicle are: Auto Start-Stop function (28i only), Brake Energy Regeneration, Electric Power Steering.
At last, the intelligent all-wheel drive of the BMW X1 xDrive35i and BMW X1 xDrive28i varies the distribution of drive between the front and rear wheels. In fact, this electronically controlled power distribution delivers optimum traction and unbeatable directional stability in all weather and road conditions, as well as sportier responses through dynamically taken corners.
The BMW X1 sDrive28i with customary BMW rear-wheel drive and the all-wheel-drive xDrive35i will be offered throughout the US market.