New BMW X1 has three and four-cylinder power options

BMW has announced the new updated X1 sports activity vehicle. The ride has promised fuel consumption of 6.8 – 4.1 l/100km working out to between 41.5 and 68.9 mpg imp. The X1 has a new look with changes front and rear with each of the model variants offering a standalone visual presence. That means the xLine, Sport Line, and M sport series all look a bit different.The BMW X1 M Sport is billed as the most "athletic-looking" option with lowered M Sport suspension. M Sport version can also be had with BMW Individual High-gloss Shadow Line trim and M Aerodynamics package. The front of the revised X1 has a larger BMW grille, Adaptive LED headlights, LED fog lamps, and larger air intakes.

The rear of the X1 has new stylistic features with a new inlay in the body-color rear apron that is of the main body color of the car. In Europe, the X1 will have a range of gas and diesel engine options with three and four-cylinder versions as mentioned. A BMW xDrive all-wheel-drive version is available.

The X1 sDrive16d version can be had with a six-speed manual or 7-speed dual-clutch. One of the top-performing models in the range is the X1 xDrive25i with a 231hp engine with an 8-speed Steptronic transmission. It can reach 62 mph in 6.5 seconds. The X1 line has 16 engine and transmission options.

Most of those engine options are unlikely to come to the States. A version of the new X1 will be offered in a plug-in hybrid. The plug-in hybrid will land in March 2020 and promises a 9.7 kWh battery and the ability to go up to 31 miles on electricity alone. Pricing is unannounced at this time.