2007 BMW 1 Series facelift: Official Press release & Photos – Carscoops

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2007 BMW 1 Series facelift: Press release Photos

BMW its updated 2007 1 Series than we thought but not before we to get a glimpse of it through two leaked The highlight of the 2007 model is the of the 3door version with doors in the style of a coupe, will be available in four-seat or configurations. As with the 5door it features the same styling which include redesigned a slightly larger kidney and revised headlamp cluste rs. In the the updated 1 Series benefits the introduction of higher quality and minor changes to the layout. Click #8220;Read More#8230;#8221; to see the official press release and a gallery

The 2007 1 Series revised powertrains that are not more powerful has but als o more efficient. Like the updated 5 the Bavarian hatch will be with BMW#8217;s new Brake Regeneration system. The car will be officially at the Geneva Show in with sales starting the period.

PRESS RELEASE: The new BMW 1 goes on sale in spring and features a model line up includes the most fuel production vehicle BMW has ever The introduction of a three-door model and a five-door come as a raft of new innovations are rolled out across the

Technologies such as Brake Regeneration, Automatic Start-Stop and Electric Power Steering are with lower rolling tyres and a gearshift change to encourage economical motoring. innovations are in addition to the use of variable technologies and High-Precision Direct engines on some 1 Series that boost power but cut fuel consumption and emissions.

The BMW BMW’s most economical manages its record 60.1mpg courtesy of these features in with the use of further lightweight The car now has an aluminium crankcase to save Aside from the BMW Hydrogen 7, the BMW also posts the lowest CO2 emissions of any BMW recording 123g/km it into the Band C category for Excise Duty).

Other in the new 1 Series range record improvements of up to 24 per cent compared to the model, while emissions also been cut by up to 21 per cent. improvements have not been to the of driving pleasure. The new 1 Series is by a range of engines whose have increased by up to 20hp a consequential improvement in performance

New fuel saving technology . Energy Regeneration (iGR) its debut on the 1 Series. The system an Intelligent Alternator Control and an Absorbent Glass Mat battery to previously lost energy, in saving fuel. This is as the IAC reduces drag on the engine by engaging when required to the battery, whereas a traditional is always pulling power the engine.

Additionally, the energy by the engine on over-run (under or descending a hill) was previously Now this lost energy is by the IAC to charge the battery. iGR alone is for a three per cent improvement in economy.

The new 1 Series comes Automatic Start-Stop function to cut consumption. Standard on all manual models (except 130i), the automatically switches the engine off the vehicle is stationary and the driver the car into neutral. To restart the only need engage the again before pulling in the normal manner.

Should he not to use the Automatic Start-Stop function it can be switched off.

The use of Electric Steering results in a 90 per cent saving compared to a conventional hydraulic steering system. assistance is now provided by an electric that works only required, such as turning a Other fuel saving have been made of various ancillary devices, as the air-conditioning power supply disconnected from the drivetrain not in use.

Even flaps behind the grille improve economy, up for improved aerodynamic efficiency the engine require less The feature also improves starting times.

Engine and statistics in detail

130i . lightest six-cylinder production with VALVETRONIC and Bi-VANOS achieves zero to 62mph in 6.0 (five-door is 6.1 seconds) and an electronically top speed of 155mph. Output is while peak torque is Combined fuel consumption is and CO2 emissions are 197g/km.

120i . New engine with High-Precision Injection and Bi-VANOS technology zero to 62mph in 7.7 seconds seconds for five-door) before on to a top speed of 139mph. Output is (up 20hp) while peak is now 210Nm (up 10Nm). Combined consumption is 44.1mpg (improves by 17 per CO2 emissions are 152g/km (down 16 per

118i . New four-cylinder engine High-Precision Direct Injection and technology achieves zero to in 8.7 seconds (8.8 seconds for before going on to a top speed of Output is 143hp (up 14hp) peak torque is now 190Nm (up Combined fuel consumption is (improves by 24 per cent), CO2 emissions are (down 20.5 per cent).

116i (five-door only) . engine with Bi-VANOS zero to 62mph in 10.9 and a top speed of 124mph. Output is and peak torque is 150Nm. fuel consumption is 37.7mpg and CO2 are 179g/km.

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120d . Second common-rail diesel engine aluminium crankcase achieves to 62mph in 7.5 seconds (7.6 for five-door) before going on to a top of 142mph. Output is 177hp (up while peak torque is (up 10Nm). Combined fuel is 57.6mpg (improves by 16 per cent) and CO2 are 129g/km (down 15.1 per

118d . Second generation diesel engine with crankcase achieves zero to in 8.9 seconds (9.0 seconds for door) before going on to a top of 130mph. Output is 143hp (up while peak torque is (up 20Nm). Combined fuel is 60.1mpg (improves by 19 per cent) and CO2 are 123g/km (down 18 per cent).

and safety: All BMW 1 Series models with Dynamic Stability with Dynamic Traction for the best combination driving and safety. DSC allows drivers to the most of the 1 Series’ 50:50 distribution and rear-wheel drive for the best on-road performance. The BMW comes with five functions with its DSC+ for enhanced convenience and driver Hill Start Assistant, Pre-tensioning, Brake Drying, Fade Compensation and Soft

All BMW 1 Series have six airbags as the Brake Force Display on the rear lights to highlight braking and Run-flat tyres Tyre Puncture Warning

A new style of BMW 1 Series . To herald the of the latest generation of engines, designers have refreshed the and exterior styling of the five-door The 1 Series now features a larger grille for improved airflow to the The lower front spoiler has been reprofiled to create a air intake, while the spoiler further for a more pronounced, look.

The headlamp cluster the same size but a darker gives a subtle, more front end.

At the rear a bumper gives the impression of a lower car. The rear cluster now features a new arrangement of but retains its original shape.

The new 1 Series features the same cues but its side view is different. The passenger doors are than those on the five-door and are also frameless in the style of a Inside, customers will be able to choose between a four-seat or a five-seat configuration. In the arrangement rear passengers are by a central storage compartment and sit in sculptured seats.

As a no-cost option the five-seat offers the traditional bench standard on the five-door 1 Series. The of higher quality materials and changes to the layout of the interior customer comfort and practicality.

highlights . The new 1 Series comes MP3 and USB stick capability for the best in entertainment. Customers with favourite music loaded on an iPod or a USB stick can now plug into the car to continue their

Tracks are selected via steering controls or the iDrive system.

The Adaptive Headlights that to follow the intended course of the car been improved on the 1 Series. light function is added to the as standard. This means two lights turn at speeds of 22 and 40mph to further illuminate the of travel on a twisting road.

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