BMW new “X1” 3rd generation full model change EV model “iX1” lineup Japanese model released on February 17, 2023

BMW’s new “X1” has undergone a full model change and will be on sale in Japan on February 17, 2023. The new X1 will also have a lineup of the EV (electric vehicle) model “iX1”, and delivery is scheduled for late February 2023.

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About the new BMW X1 full model change

The “BMW X1” is one of the models with the innovative concept of an SAV with enhanced on-road driving performance that draws a clear line from the rugged SUV, and like other BMW X models, various Despite its features, the semi-command seat position provides a sense of security when driving with a high eye point, the spacious interior space, a variety of storage functions, and the rear seats that can be freely arranged. It is the only SAV in the premium small compact segment that combines ease of use that flexibly responds to active lifestyles and the agile and exhilarating driving unique to BMW.

The new BMW X1, now in its third generation, looks powerful and modern from every angle, both exterior and interior, giving a simple yet sophisticated impression. Significant digitalization has also been carried out in the user interface, such as the adoption of the BMW curved display and the abolition of the iDrive controller. In addition, the lineup includes the BMW iX1, the first electric vehicle in the BMW small compact segment.

About BMW New “X1” Full Model Change Exterior

The front design is characterized by a large, almost square-shaped kidney grille that gives a powerful impression, and adaptive LED headlights that have evolved from the twin circular design, which is one of the design elements of BMW design. target. The rear design is characterized by wide, powerful horizontal character lines and three-dimensional LED rear combination lights. On the sides, the door handles are integrated with the door panel to create a sporty and elegant impression with excellent aerodynamics. Two design lines are available: the xLine, which has an elegant finish while maintaining a modern image, and the M Sport, which has an increased sportiness.

About BMW New “X1” Full Model Change Interior

The interior adopts a BMW curved display that integrates the instrument panel and control display to increase its presence, enhances visibility by tilting it to the driver’s seat side, and enhances operability by touch operation. By abolishing the shift lever and storing all the operating systems in the center armrest, it enhances the modern impression. By placing a Qi-compatible device (smartphone, etc.) in the center console, it is possible to charge it, etc., enhancing convenience. In the rear, there is enough space for three adults to sit, and the adoption of 40:20:40 split-folding seats makes it possible to make effective use of the luggage space. The luggage space of the BMW X1 xDrive20i can be expanded to 540L when three adults are on board, and up to 1,600L by folding all the rear seats forward.

About BMW new “X1” full model change specs

BMW X1 xDrive20i

Overall length 4,500 mm, overall width 1,835 mm, overall height 1,625 mm, wheelbase 2,690 mm, vehicle weight 1,640 kg, gross vehicle weight 1,915 kg. A highly efficient 2.0L in-line 4-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo gasoline engine that delivers 1,450-4,500rpm, a 7-speed double clutch transmission that realizes dynamic driving, and optimized aerodynamics. Achieved 12.9km/L in WLTC mode and 14.3km/L in JC08 mode.

BMW iX1 xDrive30

4,500mm long, 1,835mm wide, 1,620mm high, wheelbase 2,690mm, vehicle weight 2,030kg. A four-wheel drive model with wheels. The maximum output in the system total is 200 kW, the maximum torque is 494 Nm, 0-100 km / h 5.6 seconds. The battery capacity of the lithium-ion battery stored under the floor of the body is 66.5 kWh, and the driving range on a single charge is 465 km. Adopts the latest charging technology and supports normal charging and quick charging (CHAdeMO). Using an 8kW BMW wall box (200V/32A) at home, it is possible to charge from 10% to 80% in about 6 hours and 30 minutes. In fast charging (CHAdeMO), using a 90kW charger, which is currently the mainstream, charging is completed from 10% at the start of charging to about 80% in about 50 minutes. Also, in about 30 minutes, it is possible to charge from 10% at the start of charging to 55%.

About BMW New “X1” Full Model Change Advanced Safety Function Driving Assist

A high-performance camera and radar, and a high-performance processor provide high analysis capabilities, further improving accuracy and precision, and equipped with the most advanced advanced safety functions, Driving Assist, as standard equipment. Active cruise control (with stop-and-go function), lane change warning (lane change warning system) and lane departure warning (lane departure warning system), collision avoidance/damage mitigation braking (with accident avoidance steering), Cross-traffic warning and a sudden start prevention function for pedal misapplication are standard equipment. The standard parking assistant features a reverse assist function that memorizes up to 50m of the most recent route the vehicle traveled at speeds of 35km/h or less, and enables the vehicle to accurately return to the same route in reverse. It is possible to return to the original route safely and accurately, such as when having trouble passing an oncoming vehicle on the narrow roads that are scattered throughout Japan.

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