BMW officially announces the launch of the most anticipated and awaited 1-series car in India. It is declared to be released on September 3rd 2013. The cars produced by this company has always got a wonderful response from the people. The release of this model would increase the competition in the market. The cost of the car is expected to be in the range 18-20 lakhs.
The exciting capability of this car is, it consists of both petrol and diesel engines.
- The diesel engine of this car will propel the vehicle deriving the power from 2.0 liter motor. The diesel engine of this car consists of four cylinders. The torque and power outputs of the engine will be reduced to 320Nm and 143bhp. This motor is capable of producing a power of 143bhp. For the diesel engine the fuel efficiency would be about 20.58km/l.
- The petrol version of the engine consists of 1.6 liter direct injection rotor which is turbocharged. Both the petrol and diesel engine are coupled with 8 speed auto transmission gearbox. The company claims that this motor will have a fuel efficiency of 16.28km/l.
Other highlighting features of this vehicle include its even weight distribution ratio of 50:50, and automatic start and stop switches for on and off of the engine for coping under traffic lights. This car comes with a BMW IDrive multimedia system. it is modeled with intelligent lightweight design, sufficient luggage space, electric seat containing memory, HI-FI sound system, Music interface for any Smartphones, has electrical based steering, full color central information screen display, park distance control, best in class legroom and headroom, and glass root on the sport line.