German luxury automaker BMW has unveiled the updated version of the X1 internationally. After being on sale globally for the past three years, the existing third- gen BMW X1 was due for a facelift. The small “Sports Activity Vehicle” by BMW was spied testing last year and now the automaker has revealed the vehicle officially with minor tweaks here and there.
According to the company, the standard BMW X1 will be joined in the line- up by the BMW X1 M Sport, xLine and Sport Line models, each of which will feature distinctive looks and updates. In terms of noticeable changes, the new BMW X1 gets redesigned bumpers, the larger, new- shape BMW kidney grille and the new inserts for the rear apron are among the many updates to the exterior design. On the other hand, the BMW X1 M Sport will additionally offer front apron, side skirts, diffuser, wheel arch trim and cladding among the elements presented in body color. Also, the variants now get three new exterior colors and four new wheel designs ranging between 17 inches to 19 inches in size.
Not only the exterior looks appealing, but the interior of the BMW X1 is extremely spacious and comfortable and can be customized according to the individual needs. The sliding second row of seats and automatic tailgate operation has also been added this time as functionality- enhancing features available as options for the BMW X1. Other than these, the cabin gets the new, larger iDrive infotainment screen with the latest iteration of the software. A centrally mounted 6.5- inch screen is included as standard. If a navigation system is specified, either an 8.8- inch or the new 10.25- inch Touch Control Display – which can be operated using the BMW iDrive Controller, voice control or touchscreen technology also comes as part of the package. There is also a new electronic gear selector switch on offer at the inside.