BMW, the renowned German auto manufacturer, is going to unveil a new cohort of its highly triumphant BMW X1. This high-performance model has chalked up worldwide sales, going beyond the unexpected 800,000 mark. The first generation BMW X1 was marketed up to 200,000 times in China, including about 140,000 locally manufactured sedans in the Tiexi plant of BMW Brilliance. By keeping the systematic understanding of the needs of buyers in this class in mind, the novel generation BMW X1 model respects their needs even further.
As a result, the automaker has personally constructed a 2017 BMW X1 Long Wheelbase version exclusively for the Chinese auto market for the next year. A completely novel generation of powertrains, featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo expertise and the newest version of the BMW xDrive smart all-wheel-drive configuration assist the 2017 X1 Long Wheelbase model in ensuring excellent driving enjoyment and efficiency. The new model vehicle will be released with two trim levels, such as Sports Line and xLine, in combination with all powertrain variants and drive systems.
2017 BMW X1 Changes, Exterior
The 2017 X1 Long Wheelbase comes with an authoritative presence due to jagged proportions, and its dynamic lines. The vehicle comes equipped with a bigger and more powerful dual-kidney air bay grille, with the three-part lower air intake. It comes with a characteristic look, created by the double round headlights and mist lamps underneath them are the standout features of the front fascia. The stylish underbody fortification components at the front and back and the square curve of the wheel patterns, all highlight the solid physique. The sporty impression is matched by the roofline, striking character stripes and window surfaces.
At both back windows, the black Air Blades append a distinctly athletic touch further. The even outline of the two-part, L-shaped backlights and the daringly flared wheel curves offer further impact to the extensive track of the long-wheelbase edition of the innovative BMW X1. The new BMW X1 comes with the dimensions of 180.5″ (L) x 72.02″ (W) x 64.15″ (H), which is 20 inches longer, 5 inches wider and 10 inches taller than the earlier model. These bigger dimensions, in conjunction with the new vehicle structural design, have led to the vast boost in interior roominess. The size follows the plan of the Sports Activity Vehicle.
2017 BMW X1 Long Wheelbase Interior
The most visible interior trait of the new BMW X1 2017 is its elevated level of inside comfort. The back seat with a tilt-adaptable backrest, a huge panoramic glass sunroof and the illumination package with changeable orange or white ambient illumination, all provide a particularly enjoyable feeling of space. The long-wheelbase edition of the BMW X1 offers a predominantly high standard of roominess in the back, concurrently setting the tempo when it comes to adaptability and excellence, as well. Having considerably larger size, a body plan straight out mould, ideal functionality and a lifted seating position for the front passenger and the driver it caters an even deeper blend of the gene of the Sports Activity Vehicle.
The new BMW X1 Long Wheelbase 2017, which is being released in China, comes with three powertrain options. The sDrive18Li model of the new BMW X1 comes equipped with a three-cylinder gasoline engine that offers it the maximum power of 136 ponies. The sDrive20Li and xDrive20Li trims of the new vehicle will be powered by a four-cylinder gasoline engine to get the maximum power of 192 ponies, whereas the xDrive25Li will be outfitted with a powerful engine that offers the model the highest power of 231 ponies.
The 2017 BMW X1 Long Wheelbase engine of the sDrive18Li model will be attached to a six-velocity Steptronic transmission as standard, whereas the engine of the remaining trims will be attached to an eight-velocity Steptronic gearbox as standard. The BMW X1 sDrive20Li and BMW X1 sDrive18Li trims come equipped with the front-wheel-drive configuration, whereas the BMW X1 xDrive25Li and the BMW X1 xDrive20Li trims come equipped with the all-wheel-drive configuration.
Price and release date
The 2017 BMW X1 Long Wheelbase release date is expected to be the concluding part of 2016. Regarding pricing, the new BMW X1 comes with the starting price of 282,000 Yuan (approx $43,440).