Built on a modular platform 2 Active series Tourer, the new 2019 BMW 1 Series will have front-wheel drive and 3 or 4-cylinder turbo engines. Goodbye to rear-wheel drive and 6 cylinders in line. So much technology under and inside, with the passenger compartment and the value more spacious than before.
It’s been a while since he spoke, recently was caught during a few road tests for the development. We are talking about the new generation BMW 1 Series, whose debut would be set for the end of next year and the beginning of 2019. In these spy shots (published by Autoevolution colleagues) is covered by cam feature that hides fine lines, especially in the back.
The third generation of the Helix House average sedan leaves the rear-wheel drive, in favor of traction on the front end. Will mark a major turning point for the entry model then the Teutonic constructor.
2019 BMW 1 Series will be built on the front-wheel-drive platform modular UK (also available in full, on demand) already Active 2 Series Tourer and views on the new Mini Countryman.
In the case of Series 1 though we’d pitch elongation (compared to Countryman) to make more space in the cabin and luggage compartment. The new generation of Helix media sedan will feature then for added space for occupants, point strongly in favor. The abandonment of the traditional rear-wheel drive is the only thing that could make history on the nose at purist BMW: kept, in fact, the proportions characterized by the long hood and the declining path of the roof.
2019 BMW 1 Series Redesign
There will, of course, LED light clusters with the style similar to that of the other models of House. From Countryman and sister X 1 also inherits the inline 6 engines: Goodbye to the list to make space for new turbocharged 4-cylinder engines and 3. We find then the three-cylinder turbo gasoline 1.5 from 136 horsepower, 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbo diesel and 116 horsepower four cylinder turbo diesel 2.0 and 231 horses. We cannot exclude the arrival later of a sportier version with a four-cylinder turbo petrol. Interior we find a latest-generation infotainment system with Apple and Android Drive CarPlay connections, plus the option of internet connection.