In the BMW CEO Norbert Reithofers report (full report below) to shareholders yesterday, the CEO happily reported that the BMW X1 has outsold expectations with 36,000 cars sold since its launch last Fall. The X1 is expected to be available in North America starting sometime next year (2011) and should be available in the xDrive28i gasoline model, powered by the 3.0L 6-cylinder motor making 231-hp and a 199 lb-ft of torque.
Dr. Reithofer: “The BMW X1 has significantly exceeded even our own … CONTINUED
Drive.com.au reviews the BMW X1 and calls it possibly the stand-out car the compact 4WD market has been crying out for.
Production of the BMW X1 has begun for the European market, for deliveries starting next month. The US will get the X1 in 2011.
New BMW X1 promotional video featuring the same fun, young, and vibrant theme as other X1 spots. Also new driving footage.