The BMW X1 will go on sale in Europe after its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in this September. A few BMW enthusiast sites have got a full set of photos of the all-new X1 small SUV and it is not a spyshot. It is offical photos for marketing purposes.
However, due to BMW has not made the release official, there isn’t any technical specs to share over here in FastMotoring. But we do know that the X1 is based on a modified version of the 3-Series platform, and that the soft-roader is be equipped with the ‘xDrive’ all-wheel-drive system.
According to previous reports by the speculators around the internet, the initial petrol range will include an entry-level 2.0-liter four cylinder with outputs of 143HP and 170HP and a 3.0-liter straight-six producing 265HP while the diesel lineup will consist of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder unit available with 143HP, 177HP and 204HP.
The tiny SUV will be roughly 110mm shorter, 60 mm narrower and 140mm lower than the X3, the new X1 will be marketed as an upscale alternative to compact SUV offerings like the VW Tiguan.