2016 BMW X1
New generation of the X1 from BMQ is being prepared to come as 2016 year model,. Engineers are working hard, since company’s aim is to show this vehicle in homeland, at one of the biggest car show in Frankfurt. However, X1 will come as 2016 year model. New styling and engine modifications are announced. The SUV has already been testing on the street, and 2016 BMW X1 will be the first vehicle of second generation. Information are not confirmed from company, but it is practice, so it doesn’t mean that 2016 BMW X1 is not to come.
2016 BMW X1 specs
Current models V6 engine range will be dropped. Second-generation of the 2016 BMW X1 crossover will be built with all-wheel drive system, which will be the change to the current model’s RWD. That is probably main change. BMW’s xDrive is still an option, but this is yet to be decided, would it be found under the hood of the 2016 X1. New front and back of the SUV will better aerodynamic. However, this concept is similar to X2 Series Active Tourer. German carmaker is developing it under secret name F48. Anyway, since these two models are using same platform, expect a lot of similarities between them.
2016 BMW X1 redesign
New car will be lighter due to use of the aluminum and carbon fiber for its building. The 2016 BMW X1changes won’t be made just in engine lineup. Styling will be similar to its bigger sibling X5, with some familiar lines. It will also share some concepts with new X4. For the new BMW X1 is prepared new front fascia, which will make aerodynamic better. Nose and kidney grille will be refreshed, while a lot of attention were turned to headlights.
2016 BMW X1 release date
Young people should be top targets and main buyers if the 2016 X1, which could come somewhere during 2015. Price is not set yet and it is hard to predict due to many changes. We do not expect some large gap from current model’s $40.000 starting tag. However, higher end models, packed with more optional pavkages will cost closer to $50.000.