BMW Creates New X1 With Long Wheelbase
|   Friday, May 13, 2016
The Bavarian premium car maker has unveiled a new generation of the successful BMW X1, which has gathered so far record sales exceeding 800,000 units. Only on the Chinese market, the Germans recorded 200,000 units sold, around 140,000 cars including local products from local plant in Tiexi.

Now, because the Germans from BMW want to support the needs of consumers, they are preparing the launch of the new BMW X1 Long Wheelbase, developed specifically for the Chinese market with a longer wheelbase.
The long wheelbase version offers an expanded space in the rear and at the same time it is setting new standards around versatility and quality.

By offering the larger size, a design that comes directly from the model X pattern, the functionality and a higher seat position enable the new BMW X1 to be a car that enjoys the new generation BMW TwinPower Turbo engines.

The car is equipped with the latest version of the intelligent BMW xDrive to provide customers greater driving pleasure and maximum efficiency. In terms of motorization the new BMW X1 offers three variants of power: sDrive18Li, powered by a three-cylinder petrol engine, which develops 136 horsepower, sDrive20Li and xDrive20Li with a four-cylinder petrol engine and 192 horsepower, and the xDrive25Li four-cylinder engine with 231 horsepower.

All models offer specific brand sportsmanship and outstanding fuel consumption and emissions. The new BMW X1 Long Wheelbase offers a variety of configurations including panorama roof, run-flat tires, a set of integrated exterior mirrors, electric folding, parking assist and memory functions, Keyless ignition, electrically adjustable seats for the front passengers and driver with memory function, dual-zone air conditioning with rear air vents which, 6.5-inch color display with high resolution, iDrive system, multifunction sports steering wheel, electronic parking brake, and interior lighting package .

Another feature of the new X1 long wheelbase is the high level of comfort offered. The rear seat has lumbar support, adjustable and variable, and along with the panoramic roof and ambient lighting with changing colors, the entire interior space of the car offers a very pleasant feeling.

Compared with the existing model on the market, the X1 model with longer wheelbase provides greater comfort, especially for the rear seat passengers. Depending on the position of the rear seat, which can be adjusted by 13 cm in front or rear, the foot space increases from 5 to 18 cm, making it more than the space offered by the first generation X1.

One other option present in this new X1 catalog is a head-up display which projects driving-related information onto the windscreen directly. This display is offered by BMW as part of the Navigation Plus system, which contains an 8.8-inch screen and a touch controller.

The long wheelbase version of the X1 model also offers a greater storage in the trunk, which can reach up to 675 liters, all depending on the backseat. The rich variety of security systems and high-performance technical features highlight the overwhelming superiority made by the X models.
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