BMW 1 Series sedan production version spotted in China

BMW 1 Series sedan production version spotted in China New BMW 1 Series
author image Desirazu Venkat
Tuesday 06 September 2016, 14:40 PM

The BMW 1 Series sedan has been spotted in production guise in China ahead of its launch later this year. It was first showcased as the compact sedan concept in 2015 and will first be launched in China before being launched in other markets across the globe.

BMW 1 Series sedan

Firstly, The design is typical BMW with signature elements like the grille, tail lamps as well as the headlamps which are full LED units. The cabin is also expected to be understated but will have all the luxuries of this segment like a free standing display, leather seats, climate control and electrically adjustable mirrors. It is 4.5 metres in length and has a wheelbase of 2.67 metres.

BMW 1 Series sedan rear

This is the first BMW sedan to be offered with FWD and is underpinned by their latest UKL-2 platform found in other models like the Mini range as well as BMW X1. The Chinese market will get the car in the 125i, 120i and 118i variants but for other markets across the globe also expect at least three diesel variants.

This is a BMW model that will come to India and be locally assembled at the German automaker’s plant outside Chennai. It will take on the likes of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Volvo V40 and the Audi A3.


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