The Luxury car maker company BMW plans to launch its stylish sports utility vehicle BMW X1 2013 in Indian Auto market. BMW X1 has lower price tag to cover more market share and make its postion good in Luxury car market. The market price of BMW’s powerful car X1 in market is between range of Rs 22 lacs to 30 lacs. BMW exposed this stylish SUV at Delhi Auto Expo.
This SUV has launched in three major variants which has six speed automatic gearbox. The three variants of this SUV car are fitted with a petrol engine and 2 diesel powered engine.This car is loaded with turbocharger, common-rail fuel injection, variable geomaetry intake which is 1955 cc and four cylinder diesel engine that offers maximal output of 177 Bhp and torque of 350 NM at 1750-3000 rpm.
Whereas the petrol engine has 1995cc, four cylinder engine that provides the power out of 150 BHP and 200 Nm of torque at 3600 rpm. With 6 speed automatic transmission gearbox supply the power effectively make the ride more smooth.
Bmw X1 is already present in the overseas market and has great popularity beacause of its good performance, advance and stylish features like chrome finished exhaust pipe, body coloured door handles, light alloy wheels and heated and autiomatic adjustable ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors), panorama glass.
BMW X1 Exterior
The Design of BMW X1 looks good and massive from distance the exterior design is impact from sedan while in terms of storage capacity it is an SUV.The front look is awesome with black vertical slats, halogen headlights and rounded front fog lamps.
The SUV has been intake with all side skirts to give it a good appeal. The higher ground clearance of 2760mm, provides it more bigger shape, which is more helpful during off-roading.The new BMW X1 will carries body colour ORVMs with tinted outside rear mirrors
Interior of BMW X1 2013
The new BMW X1 2013 comes with sound design job inside. But the feel of sitting in this car is like an ordinary car. Style comes in dual tone dashboard, it houses the instrument cluster, AC vents, audio system, glovebox, etc. twin dial instrument panel comes with the game, speedometer, tachometer, fuel level and consumption. Tools like every other BMW is clear and functional. The steering is covered with leather fitted with mounted controls. BMW X1 is spacious that ensures sufficient headroom, shoulder room, legroom and hip room, the front armrest comes with sliding adjustment. The upcoming BMW X1 is speculated to be featured with front and rear electric windows with open and close fingertip control. The windows are tinted all round and heat insulated.
Engine and Performance
The upcoming BMW X1 car here in India and other more or less the same features as the engine load are brought together foreign models. The four-cylinder diesel engine with common-rail technology, beautiful SUV, 16-valve that is equipped with a peak power output. The model is launched in India with three variants and will share two engine configuration which will produce tremendous power, torque as well as acceleration. It provides the peak power output 177 hp and 350 Nm at 1,750 – 3,000 rpm. While the 150 hp four-cylinder petrol version of the BMW X1is capable enough to churn out max torque of 200 Nm at 3,600 rpm reaching its max output at 6,400 rpm.
Handling and Safety
The new BMX X1 2013 comes with long list of safety Features with mind-blowing security on wheels.
The safety features may include – Alarm system (Thatcham 1) with remote control and engine immobiliser, Anti-roll bars, Airbags – driver and front passenger, front, side and ITS head airbags, front and rear Brake Force Display, Central locking for doors, boot and fuel flap, activated via remote key or cabin switch, Child locking system, Crash sensor activating central locking release, hazard warning lights and interior lights, and disabling vehicle electrics & fuel system via safety battery terminal clamp, First Aid kit and warning triangle, Foglamps, Halogen headlights, Head restraints – front and rear, Headlight height adjustment, Heated windscreen washer jets, High level LED third brake light, Incorrect fueling protection system, Park Distance Control – rear, inertia reel with pyrotechnical belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter, Seat rear belts, three with inertia reel, Side Impact protection, Tyre Puncture Warning System (TPWS), Wheel bolts, etc.