BMW launches X1 Li long wheelbase version in China

BMW launches X1 Li long wheelbase version in China New BMW X1
author image Sagar Bhanushali
Tuesday 31 May 2016, 14:53 PM

After appearing at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show for the first time, the new BMW X1 Li has hit the showrooms in China. The X1 Li is the long wheelbase version made locally by the BMW-Brilliance joint venture. Prices for this more spacious model range between 286.000 yuan (Rs 29.20 lakh) and 439.000 yuan (Rs 44.82 lakh).

BMW launches X1 Li long wheelbase version

The X1 Li is 8 centimetres longer, 2 centimetres wider and 4 centimetres taller than the standard X1. This has added around 18cm to the wheelbase of the car all of which has been put in the second row. This additional space has also translated into a bigger boot of around 675 litres which can be extended to 1650 litres with the seats folded down.

Powering the X1 Li is a range of 1.5-litre 3-cylinder turbo, 213hp 2-litre turbo and a 257bhp 2-litre turbo petrol engines. With more space on offer compared to the standard car, the X1 Li joins a host of extended wheelbase vehicles from several manufacturers that have been designed specifically for the Chinese market.

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