The new 2015 BMW 1 Series

bmw1SeriesSince its arrival on the scene over 10 years ago, the BMW 1 Series has managed to firmly establish itself as one of the leading luxury hatchbacks in the market. The latest 2015 edition clearly illustrates just why almost 2 million models have been sold and why this year will be another rewarding one.

The car  has kept with its successful traditions and has also been enhanced, keeping up with new consumer demands and setting itself apart from rivals. New engines have been fitted, with BMW’s latest collection being utilized. EfficientDynamics, the company’s family of environmental technology, has been expanded upon the new luxury hatchback. Naturally, styling of the interior and exterior have been enhanced too.

Higher quality levels of standard equipment is now made available, with the number of additional features being made higher too. Extra mobility services within BMW ConnectedDrive has also been increased.

The new BMW 1 Series as stunning as always

Looks wise, you’ll see a car that looks a like a typical BMW together with some noticeable differences. Although the changes are fairly subtle, they help to modernize the car’s image and boost its appeal. The front bumper hangs a lot lower, showcasing larger air intakes, redesigned kidney grilles and new headlights which appear to be designed with a sporting influence. LED daytime driving lights will be made standard on all 1 Series models. This not only gives the car a premium type of look, it also delivers an extra element of car safety.

High-tech LED technology

Full low and main beam headlamps have been added and adaptive LED headlamps will be made as optional extras. Being intelligent and adding an extra sense of driving safety to the car, the lights are able to follow the path of the road ahead and also adapt their settings according to the road and surrounding conditions. Rear lights also have LED technology, being designed with BMW’s typical L shape.

The 116d EfficientDynamics Plus Model

Consumers naturally expect newer vehicles to be more economical than the last, as do worldwide Government regulations. This is where EfficientDynamics comes into play, with its enhancements being a major component in the new BMW 1 Series. The new 116d EfficientDynamics Plus model will best illustrate this, being capable of achieving 89g/km.

The newer engines are designed to be more efficient as well as being more powerful and will deliver a better performance. The M135i will be able to produce an outstanding 326 BHP, being the most powerful model on offer.

If you want one, they hit showrooms on the 28th March, priced at £20,425 for the three door 118iSE or £20,775 for the five door 118i SE.