New BMW X1 Last Test Before Before the Debut – The debut of the new BMW X1 is now imminent. The SUV entrance of the House of Monaco will be one of the stars of the Frankfurt Motor Show, but well before it will know the main details: So the preparations are in full swing on the prototypes in testing. As those caught on the ring north of the Nürburgring, only partially protected from the classic adhesive films, just not to be recognized by the main design elements of the front and tail.
New architecture and new three-cylinder engines. The new X1 will encounter a real revolution, abandoning the current mechanical scheme to switch to Ukl platform, shared with the new Mini and the Series 2 Active Tourer and Grand Tourer: this will involve the transition to front-wheel drive models and entry level the arrival of the three-cylinder engines mounted transversely, with a significant improvement in fuel consumption and emissions.
Plug-in seven places BMW X1 : all the possibilities being considered. The interior of the model will offer more space, thanks to the reduction of space in the engine compartment, and it is possible to arrive at a later variant of the plug-in hybrid, now crucial for the image of the brand. More rumors speak of a possible seven seat stretched version, already seen in some spy photos: the model would be the result of an operation similar to the one that transformed the Active Tourer in Grand Tourer.