BMW has released some details about some new model line-ups and other news items of interest. The first announcement is that the smallest member of the BMW family, the BMW X1 Sports Activity Vehicle, will now be available in M Sport specification.
This will now see standard 17-inch star spoke M alloy wheels, chrome plated door sill finishers with M designation, High-gloss Shadowline exterior trim for the window surrounds, M Sport multi-function steering wheel, Sports seats and anthracite headlining added.
BMW X1 M Sport
BMW – new turbocharged engine
There will be a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine teamed to BMW’s single-turbocharged technology, that should be launched in the autumn of this year.
This 1997cc capacity engine produces 245hp yet still manages a 35.7 combined mpg, however CO2 emissions are set at 186g/km. This new four-cylinder unit will also be made available in models like the BMW z4 and 5 Series models in due course.
BMW 6 Series Convertible pricing confirmed
The exciting new BMW 6 Series Convertible will go on sale from the 26th March with on-the-road prices for the 640i SE starting from £65,680 and the 650i SE from £73,430. This high performance luxury convertible will come with an enhanced standard specification including an eight-speed Sport Automatic Transmission, Dakota leather upholstery, electric seat adjustment with memory, BMW Professionsal Multimedia Navigation System and LED front foglights.
New BMW 318i Coupe
A new BMW 318i Coupe will also be added to the popular 3-Series Coupe range. The new 318i Coupe will be powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine developing 143hp which provides you with a 0-62mph time of 9.1 seconds, 146g/km of CO2 emissions and a combined mpg of 44.8. This new model will be available in both SE or Sport trim.
BMW Digital Media website launched
For all the latest official images,videos and information, you can now visit the BMW Digital Media website. There in no login required and you can download media, embed videos and also link to independent reviews of each BMW model. BMW contract hire on all current models is available now and on the new BMW models in due course.