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BMW 1 Series GT Patent Images

Spy Photos | August 14th, 2013 by 2
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BMW 1 Series GT is being previewed via patent images. BMW will offer the upcoming 1 Series GT with two different wheelbases. The two models …

BMW 1 Series GT is being previewed via patent images.

BMW will offer the upcoming 1 Series GT with two different wheelbases. The two models will offer buyers a choice between a five and a seven-seat configuration.The increased length will offer additional rear space for passengers. Both models are built on the front-wheel driveBMW 1 Series GT Patent Images configuration, one that will be used by many upcoming BMW models.

The BMW 1 Series GT will compete against the Mercedes-Benz B-Class which recently halted development of a long-wheelbase version of the second-generation B-class.

BMW 1 Series GT Patent Images

BMW previewed their new generation of front-wheel drive vehiclesBMW 1 Series GT Patent Images at the 2012 Paris Motor Show where the ActiveTourer Concept made its debut.

According to our source, the 1 Series Gran Turismo will be powered by three and four-cylinder turbo engines and will sport the new front-wheel drive platform architecture. A Hybrid and xDrive version will be offered as well. Similar powerplants will also be used in the next generation of MINI vehicles.

The new small petrol engine shares its 500cc individual cylinder capacity and other key elements with BMW’s classic 3.0-litre straight six petrol unit.

The BMW 1 Series GT will appeal to customers of the premium segment who appreciate a high level of comfort, a raised seating position and a generous amount of space, but also to families who attach importance to functionality and versatility as well as lifestyle and athletic flair.

First model is scheduled to debut in 2014.

[Source: Carnewschina.com]

  • Giom

    Ahh,they’ve deleted the funky aero bits – air curtain behind the front wheel arch and the C pillar trailing edge part. This is unfortunate!

  • pierre

    good choice of cutting 3 or 2 cylinders of the n55/n54 developed engine as the hp pump and injector problem are sorted that occurred on the first n54 now bmw can make money by mass production on engines

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