The 2017 BMW X1 M is expected to be a major bump in sales and serve as strong opposition to competitor brands such as the Lexus NS and Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG. The line-up for the BMW X1 M started in the year 2009 and although considered to be amongst one of the smallest cars from its manufacturer, it is still going strong seven years after. The car is a compromise between luxury and practicality as it offers resounding performance with comfort.
2017 BMW X1 M – Exterior and Interior Design
Most of the information regarding the 2017 BMW X1 M is pure speculation but in gossip lies facts and what we can glean is the designer are sure to amp up the ramp on the beauty of the car while sticking to the body style of an SUV. There would be an allowance for better cooling of the energy to improve the aerodynamics. Installation of LED bulbs into the front and rear lights and as for the chassis, it will be a combination of carbon and aluminum that will greatly minimize the amount of fuel consumed.
The designers are going for a sportier and aggressive look a great deviation from the previous models. The 2017 BMW X1 M would most likely feature a wide body kit to accommodate broader fenders, accompanied with special aero tuning elements like door mirrors similar to the M3. Finally, the 2017 BMW X1 M is likely to possess a wide set of split-spoke.
As for the interior, the German makers are going for the recent demands of the consumer base which is sophistication and sleekness. The control panel alongside the seats would most likely come with a covering of Alcantara leather. The features also include top of the line audio components alongside speakers (7), 6 – 7-inch touchscreen, USB ports, and Wifi. For the safety conscious consumer, the new X1 M also comes with safety specs like airbags, blind spot warning, adaptive cruise control and real-time traffic information and more.
2017 BMW X1 M – Capacity, Fuel Consumption, Power, and Top Speed
The German car manufacturer BMW is known for its speed so it, therefore, comes as no surprise that this will be evident in BMW X1 M 2017. At present, the model to be released in the North American market offers 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that makes 228 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired alongside the 8-speed dual clutch automatic transmission with the added bonus of xDrive all-wheel drive. Hence, the car consumes between 7.4 liters to 10.7 liters per 100 km dependent on the traffic. The SAE Net Torque is at RPM 258 @ 1250.
The 2017 BMW X1 M has a rival in the Mercedez Benz GLA45 AMG. This car packs an engine that is turbocharged with four cylinders that provide a 355 hp and a torque of 332.
2017 BMW X1 M – Prices
The 2017 BMW X1 M goes for about $50,000. As the BMW X1 M is expected to release late next year, the car provides a pleasant drive and lives up to the price tag.
BMW has yet to announce if it has any intentions of creating the X1 M, but seeing as how Audi and Mercedes are both offering high-performance B-segment crossovers, it’s hard to imagine BMW passing on the chance to go head-to-head with its key rivals. As More effort as BMW has been put into some creation of its new vehicle segments lately (Gran Coupe, Active Tourer, etc.), sport tuned version of all-new 2016 BMW X1 would be a perfect fit.