BMW X1 entry level premium compact SUV gets only cosmetic upgrades and continues with same engine specifications. Exteriors boast of two new colors of Le Mans Blue and Alpine White, new front and rear bumpers and new 18” alloy wheels. Interiors receive leather wrapped M steering wheel and other minor upgrades.
Where engine specifications on the BMW X1 M Sport are concerned, the compact SUV continues with the 2.0 liter, four cylinder, TwinPower Turbo diesel engine offering 184 PS peak power at 4,000 rpm and 380 Nm peak torque at 1,750 – 2,750 rpm, sending power to rear wheels via an 8 speed automatic Steptronic transmission. The engine is capable of acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.7 seconds while fuel efficiency stands at 17.05 kmpl.
India saw launch of the current gen BMW X1 in 2011 while the updated version made its presence felt in 2013. The M Sport is slated as last upgrade the current gen X1 receives, before the launch of second gen X1 in 2016.