BMW X1 Facelift variant launched In India (Photo Credit: BMW X1 website )
German luxury automaker BMW unveiled the new and updated version SUV X1 in India in the Indian market. The car is priced between Rs 35.9 lakh and Rs 42.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The latest model is now available with BS-VI compliant diesel and petrol powertrains mated with seven and eight speed automatic transmissions. The petrol variants of the model are priced at Rs 35.9 lakh and Rs 38.7 lakh, while the diesel trims are tagged at Rs 39.9 lakh and Rs 42.9 lakh (all prices ex-showroom).
Rudratej Singh - President and Chief Executive Officer of BMW Group India told PTI, “The entry-level premium segment, where X1 is positioned, is supremely critical for us as around 33 per cent of our business comes from this vertical alone. The strategic opportunity for the company that the X1 delivers is extremely critical and pivotal because it is the entry point for upgrade’’.
The new BMW X1 comes with a two-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that can produce power of 192 hp with which the vehicle can accelerate from 0-100 km/hr in 7.7 seconds.
Similarly, the two-litre four-cylinder diesel engine of the SUV generates an output of 190 hp, enabling it to accelerate from 0 -100 km/hr in 7.9 seconds.
Talking about the fuel efficiency of the car, BMW claims that the petrol versions deliver a fuel efficiency of 14.82 km per litre while the diesel engine can run upto 19.62 km per litre.
Inside the car, the new XI comes with various features including new 8.8 inch central display with touch screen functionality and wireless Apple CarPlay, auto start-stop, brake-energy regeneration, six airbag and much more.
Recently, BMW launched 530i Sport sedan in the Indian market priced at Rs 55.4 lakh (ex-showroom). The BMW 530i Sport is powered by a 2-litre BS-VI compliant four-cylinder petrol engine with a power of 252 hp mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
(With inputs from PTI)