Without a doubt, BMW, the renowned auto manufacturers, have been introducing some of the classes, luxurious and innovative cars on the globe, and they are at it again with 2017 BMW X1. Needless to say, the makers have put more emphasis on what the consumers have been asking for and are dying to have. Simply put, this means that the upcoming model has heavily borrowed some of the best and unique features of its older siblings and combines them with new ones. If you have been looking for a small SUV, offering a spirited performance, a feature galore, spacious cabin as well as upscale performance, then look forward to 2017 BMW X1. Please sample the following and you’ll agree that this model is going to give its competitors sleepless nights.
2017 BMW X1 – Exterior and Interior Features
The 2017 BMW X1 is a second generation car, and as mentioned earlier, it will borrow some of its predecessor models unique exterior features and combines this with some of its own. Just like the previous models, its body is made of light materials consisting of aluminum, steel and carbon fiber. This drastically reduces its weight thereby enhancing its performance, making it one of the most fuel-efficient, SUV’s to drive. Using light materials is a common trend that has been highly embraced by car manufacturers. Also, the SUV will have a beautifully designed modern kidney grille, making it have a more enhanced look than the makes earlier models. The bumper will be widened to make the vehicle wider. The beautification work will be more pronounced at the front with differently designed LED lamps. This will enhance not only the vehicle’s visibility and quality but also its aesthetic appeal. There are equally significant improvements on the tail end with the tail lights looking sharper and exhaust pipe improved to a better condition. Finally, the SUV will be much more suspended and operates on larger wheels to ensure the driver enjoys better driving dynamics.
The 2017 BMW X1 interior will be pimped with eye-catching and striking features. One of its most striking features is the beautiful brown trim made of high-quality leather and wood. The interior is also spacious thus ensuring all the occupants enjoy the ride. The SUV’s cockpit is furnished with the latest virtual cockpit technology that assists in limiting instruments behind its steering. The technique has been successful with the BMW models, and the main reason it is part of this new design. The dashboard is also fitted with a BMW’s iDrive interface equipped with a touchpad controller which displays all the vital information including digital touch system, tachometer, speedometer and navigation maps. It will also be equipped with system climate control, driver memory settings, premium vinyl upholstery and an eight-way power front seats. The 2017 X1 will also feature a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, automatic windshield wipers, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The interior feature doesn’t end there as the seats will feature a 40 – 20 – 40 split folding rear seats and standard electronic features including CD player, USB input, 7- speakers sound system – guaranteeing top entertainment, Bluetooth, cell phone and audio connectivity and a power lift gate.
2017 BMW X1 – Engine and Performance
The BMW X1 2017 will be propelled with a 2.0L turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 228 horsepower and 258 lbs. of torque. Indeed a powerful engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission system robust enough to transfer the power to the all the four wheels. The 2017 BMW X1 will be able to attain 0-60 mph in just 6.3 seconds. Its fuel economy ratings stand squarely at 22 – 32 – 26 – mpg in the city – highways – combined.
2017 BMW X1 – Price and Release DateIts
Release date of 2017 BMW X1 would be somewhere in the second half of this year and expected price tag will be about USD $ 37,000.