Captured prototype of the new BMW 1-Series

Captured prototype of the new BMW 1-Series

January 2, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The test model of the BMW 1-Series 2019 model year of the car received a front-wheel drive, a new platform. In the next couple of months of this year, a presentation of the Bavarian news. Prestigious hatchback will receive a new platform.

The smallest car in the model range of the Bavarian brand BMW will be completely revised. It is known that the new product will receive a new platform, which should make a number of very important changes to the model. The official presentation should take place this year.

 5-door hatchback will be sleeker, more spacious, more efficient and better in all respects, compared with the current version of the model. Exactly so about the new version of the model and say the official representatives of the premium brand.

A new batch of “spy” photos was published by foreign publications just a couple of minutes ago. In fact, the only thing these cars will have in common is the BMW badge. The third generation of the model will be built on the front-wheel drive platform UKL1, on which several models from BMW and its subsidiary Mini are already based. The front-wheel drive layout will increase the amount of free space in the cabin, as well as the volume of the luggage compartment.

Insiders say that this prototype has received a serial body, and its exterior will be significantly different from its predecessor – it should be more dynamic and aggressive. The transition to the new platform means that there may be a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder turbo-petrol power unit under the hood. Probably the 2.0-liter turbodiesel units will also be presented. According to some sources, over time, a hybrid version of the new product will be shown.

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