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07/03/2012    12:30 PM
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Anyone wanting a RWD X1 should look into buying a current generation X1, if a new report coming out of Autocar is true.

It’s being reported that the current model’s RWD / AWD platform (adopted from the E9X 3 series) will be replaced by the FWD / AWD UKL platform when the next gen BMW X1 hits the market around 2015. “UKL” is German for ‘Unter Klasse’ or ‘entry level.’

The FWD UKL platform is the same one upon which the initial FWD BMW models and the next MINI will be built on. The initial lineup of FWD BMW cars will include Gran Turismo, City Compact, and Family Activity Sports Tourer variants. See a summary of the next generation RWD / FWD 1 Series and 2 Series models.

The … CONTINUED

06/30/2012    8:00 AM
COMMENTS: 26

A further chapter has been added to the success story of the BMW X models. In a matter of two-and-a-half years, the BMW X1 has notched up worldwide sales of more than 300,000 units. Since its market launch in autumn 2009, the first – and for a long time only – vehicle of its kind in the premium compact segment has conquered a steadily expanding fan base and scooped up a host of awards. The tremendous popularity enjoyed by the BMW X1 both in its home country and in numerous car markets around the world is fresh proof of the sheer appeal of the vehicle concept embodied by the BMW X models. This compact all-rounder entered the market as the fourth member of the BMW X … CONTINUED

06/21/2012    10:30 AM
COMMENTS: 35

The BMWUSA website build your own feature for the 2013 X1 is finally online. Head on over to configure your very own BMW X1.

04/05/2012    4:35 PM
COMMENTS: 31

BMW NA’s Juergen Urban, Product Manager for the 1 Series and X1, and Oliver Ganser, Product Manager for the 3 Series were gracious enough to sit down with us at the 2012 NYIAS to field some questions on their respective products specialties. Here’s what we can report back with.

2013 BMW X1 (US)

What are the MPG figures for the three X1 models?
Because it’s model year 2013 we don’t have the official MPG values yet, but you can expect them to be top of the line, especially with the 28i.

What are the curb weight of the three models?
The sDrive28i is 3,500 pounds, xDrive28i is 3,700 pounds and xDrive35i is 3,900 pounds.

Are there any suspension differences between the 28i and 35i model?
No differences. The only suspension … CONTINUED

04/04/2012    3:30 PM
COMMENTS: 82

The 2013 BMW X1 has been announced for the US market and is making its US premiere at the 2012 NYIAS currently underway.

The X1 arrives in dealerships in the Fall in three models:

sDrive28i (240hp, RWD, starts at $31,545)
xDrive28i (240hp, AWD, starts at $33,245)
xDrive35i (300hp, AWD, starts at $39,345)

The 28i models receive an 8 speed automatic transmission and the xDrive35i uses an 6 speed auto transmission.

The M Sport Package (seen below) will be available at launch for the US X1 models. And unlike the other X models, European delivery for the X1 will be available (because it’s produced in BMW’s Leipzig plant)!

And if you’re interested in ordering an X1, look out for the … CONTINUED

01/19/2011    12:30 PM
COMMENTS: 100

Following BMW’s announcement yesterday, here’s full information on the M-Sport Package for the BMW X1. As you can see from the pictures, most prominent feature is the M aerodynamics package including M door sills and High Gloss Shadow Line. The M-Sport Pack for the X1 features 17-inch double spoke M alloy wheels standard with 18-inch double spoke M alloy wheels (shown here) being available as option. Also included: Sports seats in cloth and alcantara (think E9x 3-series M-Sport), an brushed aluminum interior trim and an alcantare headliner.

M-Sport Package at a glance:

* Sports Suspension
* 17-inch double-spoke M alloy wheels
* Optional 18-inch double-spoke M alloy wheels
* M aerodynamics … CONTINUED

10/22/2010    2:29 PM
COMMENTS: 30

The X1 with M-sport package has been spotted during testing again, this time showing the 18″ M-sport wheel option. The BMW X1 M-sport will be officially announced soon according to insiders.

10/03/2010    9:40 PM
COMMENTS: 30

The X1 has been spotted out testing an M sport aero package, consisting of an M-sport front bumper, sideskirts, and rear bumper/diffuser. Also seen are M-sport wheels.