July 24, 2020, Kuala Lumpur – BMW Group Malaysia, the official distributor of BMW, BMW Motorrad and MINI vehicles in Malaysia, has introduced the new locally-assembled BMW X1 xDrive18i, bearing a price tag of RM 208,368.48 (on-the-road, excluding insurance).
“We are pleased to present the new locally-assembled SAV in the BMW X portfolio – the new BMW X1 sDrive18i. The new variant joins the BMW X1 sDrive20i M Sport we introduced in January this year, which is one of the key drivers of the relief work we have been doing for the underprivileged during the pandemic.
“The new BMW X1 sDrive18i takes on the new normal by further amplifying the energetic spirit and independence familiar of the powerful BMW X range in the premium compact vehicle segment. The new variant is ever-ready to meet each new challenge of thrilling sportiness with composure – bringing together the perfect synergy of dynamism, agility and versatility,” said its managing director Harald Hoelzl in a statement.
Under the hood, houses the award winning BMW TwinPower Turbo 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine, mated to the 7-speed Steptronic dual-clutch transmission. Resulting to a maximum output of 140 hp and a peak torque of 220 Nm.
BMW declared that it takes 9.6 seconds for the BMW X1 sDrive18i to complete the century sprint and the top speed is rated at 201 kph. It has a fuel consumption rating of 6.3l/100km and a carbon emission of 144 g/km.
The new BMW X1 sDrive18i is equipped with LED headlights, front LED fog lights, satin-finish aluminium roof rails and exterior trim, 17-inch light alloy wheels, Leather Dakota upholstery, multifunction sport leather steering wheel, electrically-adjustable front seats, BMW gret headliner, two-zone automatic air conditioning, automatic tailgate operation with comfort access, 8.8-inch control display and many more.
There is also the BMW Personal CoPilot which includes the lane departure warning, frontal collision warning with brake intervention, high-beam assistant and speed limit info.
Colour options for the new BMW X1 sDrive18i includes Alpine White, Mediterranean Blue, Black Sapphire and Mineral Grey. They will complement the black Leather Dakota interior upholstery.
The all-new BMW X1 sDrive18i will be available at all authorised BMW dealerships nationwide from July 24, 2020. Customers can also book the new Sports Activity Vehicle on http://www.shop.bmw.com.my/ at RM 1,000 and be in the running to bring home a new BMW i8 Coupé.
Customers can own the new BMW X1 sDrive18i with a monthly instalment plan that starts from RM 2,378.00 (based on estimates of an 80 percent loan on a five-year tenure), with the Balloon Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia.
The all-new BMW X1 sDrive18i is covered by the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes the BMW 5-year unlimited mileage warranty with free scheduled service programme, BMW roadside assistance and accident hotline, BMW Group Loyalty+ mobile app – BMW Privileges Card and the BMW Service Online.
During the event, BMW Group Malaysia also launches the new BMW M135i xDrive. To find out more, please visit to https://auto-news-asia.com/2020/07/26/bmws-the-1-is-here/.