World Premiere: BMW X1 xDrive28i with four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo

BMW X1, Featured Posts | January 19th, 2011 by 10
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With the launch of their new 2.0 liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine, BMW launches a new variant in the X1 family. The BMW X1 xDrive28i …

With the launch of their new 2.0 liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine, BMW launches a new variant in the X1 family. The BMW X1 xDrive28i debuts under the umbrella of increased efficiency and reduced CO2 emissions. The new X1 variant is powered by the first BMW four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology which produced 245 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque (258 lb of torque).

The engine can be matted to a 6-speed manual transmission or a 8-speed automatic transmission.

In the EU test cycle, the BMW X1 xDrive28i runs with 7.9 liters/100 km or 35.7 mpg imp (an improvement of 1.5 liters / 5.7 mpg), has CO2 emissions of 183 g/km (down by 38g).

Summary of Press Release BMW X1 xDrive28i

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  • World debut of a new generation of BMW 2.0-litre petrol engines; new BMW X1 xDrive28i is the first model to feature this innovative combination of hallmark BMW driving pleasure and efficiency.
  • The first four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology offers a substantial power upgrade as well as a significant efficiency improvement; rated power: 180 kW/245 hp, rated torque: 350 Newton metres.
  • • Closely modelled on the BMW in-line six-cylinder engines, the all-new
  • 2.0-litre engine with all-aluminium crankcase comes with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology featuring high-performance twin-scroll turbocharging system, High Precision Injection direct petrol injection
  • with innovative solenoid injectors, and the latest further enhanced version of the BMW-patented VALVETRONIC variable valve control system.
  • • New engine generation constitutes the latest innovative highlight of the BMW EfficientDynamics strategy, 2.0-litre engine with torque upgrade compared to the previous engine and exceptionally low fuel consumption and emissions.
  • • Equipped as standard with six-speed manual transmission or optionally with eight-speed automatic; extensive BMW EfficientDynamics features, including Auto Start-Stop function (manual transmission models).
  • • New BMW X1 xDrive28i combines even more agility with significant reduction in fuel consumption and emissions; average fuel consumption
  • in the EU test cycle: 7.9 litres/100 km or 35.7 mpg imp (an improvement of 1.5 litres / 5.7 mpg), CO2 emissions: 183 g/km (down by 38 g), acceleration from standstill to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.1 seconds (manual transmission) or 6.5 seconds (automatic transmission, down by 0.3 seconds).
  • • Standard-fitted intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel-drive system calibrated for optimised driving dynamics; Performance Control optionally available.
  • • M Sports package available as an option for all BMW X1 model versions.
  • • Unique vehicle concept in the premium compact segment, typical
  • BMW X styling features and driving qualities, extensive interior adaptability, uncompromising premium quality including outstanding build and materials, upscale interior trim, and innovative BMW ConnectedDrive options that include apps to receive internet radio stations and for in-car Facebook and Twitter use.
[Source: BMW ]

10 responses to “World Premiere: BMW X1 xDrive28i with four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo”

  1. X6er says:

    I ama a bit confused….!!! so, is the 2.8i equipped with a strait six 258hp or with this new engine or with both?
    the moel coming to North America…we wll hav it in Canada in 3 months, would it feature this engine or the inline 6..the car in Montreal Auto Show has the inline 6….anybody has any idea?

  2. rustyminded says:

    nice wondering how will be on a 3 series efficiency

  3. wazon8 says:

    Pretty nice, this engine produces more torgue (by 40Nm) than inline 6 in actual X1 xDrive2.8i, makes car also faster by 0.7 sec. to 62mph and more efficient by 1,5 litre.

    What engine will be in future 330i then? N/A aspired inline 6?

  4. Shpeedy says:

    @X6er: The current xDrive28i is equipped with the straight-6, but later in 2011 it will be replaced by this new engine.

  5. Roger says:

    Why is the front of the X1 so much better looking than the X3? The headlamps in this look like “new BMW,” where the headlamps in the new X3 look like a face-lifted version of the old one…

  6. X6er says:

    Shpeedy, thanks for the reply. Do you know if the X1 28i coming to Canada this spring will have the inline 6 or the turbo 4?

  7. I thinks the X1 looks much better than the X3, this could be my next vehicle, hopefully it will be out soon

  8. Lewis Sutherland says:

    Quarry Motors have just serviced an X1

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