Based on sales figures alone, it seems that the BMW X1 is going to be a success story for BMW. Here is a short update to the already massive X1 wallpaper gallery. This time we have photos of the car in Vermillion Red and the popular Deep Sea Blue. Enjoy!
Xbimmers member Jay Ell is our first member to take delivery of an X1 (black xDrive23d)! See his initial reaction and photo inside.
The NCAP has awarded a full 5 star crash test rating to the BMW X1. Here are the X1s full crash test results, details and video.
Autoweek provides one of the first few english based reviews of the BMW X1 SUV. Here is their full reaction.
So what does Edmunds think? Only that “the compact crossover segment now has a premium leader to follow” !
AC Schnitzer has begun its work on the all new E84 BMW X1 and as usual the first order of bussiness are the wheels. ACS have adapted their familiar line of wheels in terms of fitment to the X1 without any new designs. The wheels are seen ranging from 18"-20" with a variety of widths.
Attached is the official fitment guide: Attachment 314705
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Here are some updates to the BMW X1 Wallpaper thread including new views of Marrakesh Brown and Alpine White as well as some photos of the car being produced at the Leipzig Factory
BMW has released a series of videos of the BMW X1 being produced at the Leipzig plant giving us a welcomed behind the scenes look at the production of a modern BMW. BMW has targeted 300 as the number of X1s to produce per day with Europe targeted as the primary market. Prices are expected to span a wide range correlating with the wide variety of engines available that should be available in Europe (18i and 20d up to 30i).
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Production of the BMW X1 has begun for the European market, for deliveries starting next month. The US will get the X1 in 2011.
The BMW X1 is set to be a hit for BMW in the compact SUV market, especially in europe where a presense in this market is becoming more and more important.
Since September 1st, 2009 the plant has begun churning out 75 of these cars per day, which will ramp up to 300 per day at the end of the year.
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