Auto test: BMW S1, shark nose and harmonious lines – actu.fr

Unveiled last June, the third generation of the BMW S1, marketed since late September, opens a new chapter in the history of premium compact models of the brand.

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The German firm presents the third generation of its series 1. (© BMW)

Offering significantly more space than the previous generation, the new S1 offers its passengers a more spacious and comfortable cabin also with a luggage compartment with a larger volume of 380 liters, 20 liters more than the previous generation.

Available only in five-door versionthis model, available as a BMW xDrive traction or intelligent all-wheel drive model, standard on the BMW 120d xDrive and BMW M135i xDrive, features a mesh grille with a raised design, in place of classic grilles. bees inspired racing cars.

Five declensions

A new stylistic signature that gives the new S I a shark nose profile. An athletic silhouette accentuated by the electrically-operated panoramic roof, available for the first time on the BMW 1 Series. In addition to the entry-level Lounge finish, the BMW 1 Series is offered in four other variations that stand out for their interior fittings. and exterior: Luxury; M Sport; Business Design (only for professionals); Edition Sport, an unpublished launch edition with the BMW live cockpit navigation plus, advanced fabric / imitation-leather-sensatec seats, park assist with auto-reverse and full LED projectors.

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This compact is proving to be the most agile of its class. (© BMW)

Available with three diesel engines and two gasoline engines, the engine range of the new BMW 1 Series includes three and four cylinder engines in the range. BMW Efficient Dynamics last generation. The power range extends from the 116hp (85kW) block to the 306hp (225kW) block.

The new BMW 1 Series starts with the 116d at a price of € 27,150 and rises to € 54,500 with the M135i version.

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Ergonomically optimized equipment and large digital screens characterize the interior of this compact. (© BMW)

Technical sheet

BMW S 1 M135i xDrive

Engines : Essence

Engine : 4 cylinders in line, 16 valves

Displacement : 1,998 cm3

Power : 306 hp to 5,000 rpm

Max speed : 250 km / h

0 to 100 km / h : 4.8 sec

Price : 54 500 €

Where to find it in Montpellier?

BMW Montpellier – Grim Group – 564 Road of the War Bridge in Lattes. Tel: 04 67 06 88 00. groupe-grim.com

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