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2016 BMW X1: New Video From Nurburgring

Spy Photos | April 15th, 2014 by 1
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Here’s the first video footage of the BMW X1 F48 prototype being tested at the Nürburgring Nordschleife! The new F48 X1 will make use of …

Here’s the first video footage of the BMW X1 F48 prototype being tested at the Nürburgring Nordschleife!

The new F48 X1 will make use of BMW’s first front-wheel drive platform which can be configured to offer2016 BMW X1: New Video From Nurburgring an all-wheel drive option as well. We exclusively reported on the BMW X1 FWD back at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show.

To gain space and also to feature more attractive and well proportioned design lines, the BMW X1 will take advantage of the FWD setup which offers more interior space while retaining the driving dynamics.

2016 BMW X1: New Video From Nurburgring

2016 BMW X1 will look sportier in order to appeal to younger customers. The typical design cues, like the connected headlights and kidney grille, or the L-shaped taillights are being implemented as well.

The F48 BMW X1 will be powered by the new family of four-cylinder engine, petrol and diesel. BMW has already confirmed that it has no plans to re-engineer its six-cylinder engine for transverse mounting. A three-cylinder engine with a 1.5 liter displacement might be used as well for the entry levels.

 

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    Sadly the overall shape suggests that the new X1 will be the SUV version of the 2-series Active Tourer.

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