The new BMW X1 was launched in Brazil with changes in design and a gain of 12 horsepower

The new BMW X1 was launched in Brazil with changes in design and a gain of 12 horsepower

A leader in the sports activity vehicles (SAVs) segment, BMW X1 arrived in Brazil and is manufactured in Araquari, Santa Catarina. The new model continues the line launched six years ago in Brazil.

There will be three variants: sDrive20i X-Line, sDrive20i M Sport and sDrive18i. They would be sold at a cost of R$328,950, R$349,950 and R$296,950, respectively. The sDrive20i versions have the BMW TwinPower Turbo 2.0 engine have better performance and better fuel economy, with four cylinders in line, 204 horse power and 30.5 kgfm torque – which means an increase of 12 horsepower and 2.03 kgfm torque compared to the previous generation.

The novel of the time is the sDrive18i GP, which comes with a 1.5 TwinPower Turbo engine with three cylinders in line, which gives the driver 156 hp of power and 23.4 kgfm of torque. In this case, the transmission is a 7-speed Steptronic.

BMW revealed that the car with the 2.0 engine accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 7.6 seconds and reaches 236 km / h maximum speed. In addition, it is larger, with dimensions of 4.5 meters in length, 2.69 meters in wheelbase, 1.84 in width and 1.64 meters in height, giving trunk with a volume of 476 liters in the normal position and reach 1,527 liters.

The car also comes with a new dual kidney grille design, front and rear air intakes. The wheels are 18 inches for the sDrive18i version, 19 inches for the sDrive20i X-Line version and 20 inches for the sDrive20i M Sport version.

The car’s interior panel is made up of a high-resolution curved TFT screen and has a voice command system.

The SAV comes with BMW ConnectedDrive, which enables: intelligent emergency call; maintenance notice for telemetry; navigation and real-time traffic information; news, weather and software portals; remote services that control door locks, horns, vehicle location and send locations to the navigation system.

The car is also equipped with Park Assistant Plus, three-zone air conditioning, intelligent driving assistant (Driving Assistant Plus), traffic alert, lane keeping assistant, head-up display, Harman Kardon audio system and charger.

It is now possible to buy the new line in six color options (Alpine White, Sapphire Black, Phytonic Blue, Cape York Green, Space Silver and Portimão Blue) and three interior finish options (Black/Black, Mocha/Black and Oyster/Black) )