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BMW 1-Series Convertible 2012

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BMW several modifications to the 2012 BMW Convertible that accentuate and premium quality. The unmistakable of the BMW 1-Series Convertible, which the purest expression of BMW DNA is now sharper ever. The new design of the front includes BMW#8217;s innovative Air that counters turbulence the wheel arches and so reduces the resistance of the vehicle.

New exterior accents have been into the headlight and tail clusters. In the interior, new switches and have a more refined and feel. The updated BMW 1-Series will go on sale in the Spring of

For drivers whose definition of Joy wind in the face and sunshine the BMW 1-Series Convertible continues the established by the iconic BMW 2002 sedan. The essence of such purity #8211; a responsive engine perfectly positioned a rear-drive chassis to provide sporty dynamics #8211; is at the of this compact four-seat For the 2012 model year, two are available with inline-6 the 128i and the 135i.

Powered by a 230 horsepower inline-6 engine generates 200 lb-ft of torque, the Convertible features BMW#8217;s throttle-less intake technology and construction #8211; core of BMW#8217;s EfficientDynamics.

The 2012 BMW features BMW#8217;s newest, inline-6 engine. Equipped a single, twin-scroll turbocharger and revolutionary Valvetronic throttle-less technology, the engine produces 300 and 300 lb-ft of torque. Refered to as the #8220;N55#8243;, the engine reaches torque at 1,200 rpm and maintains torque all the way to 5,000 rpm.

High Precision direct injectors, optimum performance and efficiency are achieved with faster engine response the entire engine speed For the 135i Convertible, acceleration 0-60 mph is accomplished with the 6-speed manual transmission in 5.4

The 135i can be equipped with 7-speed Double Clutch (DCT), as featured on the BMW Z4 Roadster. with DCT, the 135i will accomplish the 0-60 mph in a scorching 5.3 seconds. A 6-speed automatic remains o ptional on the

So equipped, the 128i Convertible 0-60 mph in 7.0 seconds, or 6.4 seconds the standard 6-speed manual

Innovative Aerodynamics: Air Curtains

between form and function is to engineers at BMW who seek perfect of various aerodynamic factors in the tunnel. As a result, the new Air Curtain is latest aerodynamic innovation. first on the BMW 1-Series M Coupe, the Air will now be a standard feature on the Convertible.

The Air Curtain improves air around the front wheel with the benefit of significantly turbulence. The 128i Convertible can be equipped with special Wheels to further enhance the of the Air Curtain system.

This feature consists of openings in the section of the lower front that route high-pressure air ducts at each front The ducts are approximately 10 x 3 centimeters and are designed to channel air to openings at the of each wheel arch, it is discharged through a very opening at high speed. The air stream covers the side of the wheels like a curtain, reducing aerodynamically unfavorable around the rotating wheels.

Air has a key role to play in the development of aerodynamic innovations. An example of the air principle was first presented in the study BMW Vision EfficientDynamics at the Motor Show (IAA) in in 2009, and the developers of the BMW 1-Series M took on the pioneering task of this element to a production

To do so, they utilized the unique of the new full-scale #8220;rolling road#8221; wind tunnel at the BMW Group#8217;s new Testing Center. Now it has been to the 128i Convertible.

Distinctive BMW appearance

In a mere 22 seconds even on the move at speeds up to 25 per hour #8211; occupants of the BMW Convertible can go from encapsulated to top-down exhilaration. If conditions the electro-hydraulically-operated softtop can be raised the same 22 seconds, producing a silhouette enhanced by long doors. The characteristic features of the BMW grill, front skirt, sills and rear skirt are to those of the BMW 1-Series Coupe.

The standard softtop is available in black or taupe cloth, but it is the Moonlight Black version is unique to the BMW 1-Series Convertible. with fine shiny fibers, this distinctive top a shimmery metallic silver in sunlight. The visual effect the convertible#8217;s exciting range of colors which includes an hue: Cashmere Silver

A distinctive feature of the BMW 1-Series is the flared shoulder line runs parallel to the road. shoulder line flows the hood past the A pillar to the lid, forming a surface encompasses the entire interior, the impression of a boat deck.

The from the rear is influenced by the of the softtop: with the top lowered, concealed in the tail, the look is and elegant; the appearance with the top up is shouldered. The trunk lid has an integrated chiseled into the rear end of the car to the short rear section. On the an additional lip spoiler provides downforce on the rear end at high

The individual sections within the rear taillights give the a lower, sportier look. lights integrated in the rear clusters offer a homogeneous effect with the help of diodes (LEDs). This design, as found on other BMW makes the BMW 1-Series Convertible out at night.

Also, the Adaptive Lights operating in two stages in to brake application force are yet feature typical of BMW, the additional benefit of extra on the road.

The standard (on the 135i) Xenon Headlights (optional on the complete with integrated lights, make driving in the safer than ever. The running light function, in BMW style, uses the four rings around each to enhance the visibility of the car under and #8220;murky#8221; light conditions.

Convertible interior features enhanced comfort, convenience

Two BMW 1-Series Convertible features increased driver and passenger thus improving the overall regardless of the top#8217;s position. The Boston leather incorporates Sun Reflective Technology where worked into the upholstery the effect of the sun#8217;s ultraviolet Excessive heating of the seats and is diminished, especially for darker colors.

The overall effect can surface temperatures some 20 Fahrenheit below a comparable leather interior.

The standard is sporty and comfortable Leatherette, is also the covering on the optional Package#8217;s sport seats enhanced side support leather can be selected for this

The climate-control system in the BMW 1-Series has an additional convertible mode to the system in the BMW 1-Series Coupe) for open-roof conditions. The three modes; gentle, medium and react primarily to interior while the convertible mode less to interior temperature and to the exterior temperature and sunlight to establish the intensity of the ventilation.

in the roof-down cabin can be reduced by an wind deflector which can be to the sides of the vehicle with a few The wind deflector allows for at normal sound levels and the to enjoy the wide variety of and communication offerings which SIRIUS satellite radio, HD the optional Premium Sound and Bluetooth. For simple and straightforward of an MP3 player, an auxiliary input is standard and a USB port for direct of an Apple iPod or iPhone player is available as an option.

The console for the entertainment and climate-control is integrated smoothly and harmoniously the dashboard through its soft and flowing surfaces. With the navigation system, the iDrive is integrated in the center console, BMW#8217;s characteristic philosophy of driver control at all times. pearl gloss surfaces the interior door handles, the compartment handle, the radio#8217;s knobs, the knobs of the automatic control system, the iDrive and the ornamental trim strips on the sport steering wheel.

Spacious trunk supplemented by seat backs and storage bag

An couple can carry their regardless of the season, thanks to the trunk space offered by the BMW Convertible. Two golf bags fit in the trunk of the BMW 1-Series Convertible even with the top down! the soft top produces a storage that is 8 cubic-feet, which not include the optional large bag that extends into the compartment and can accommodate two snow or a golf bag without soiling the

A zippered opening allows into the storage bag from the passenger compartment.

High-tech with newly-developed differential

In BMW configuration, the BMW 1-Series Convertible power to the rear wheels This concept #8211; at the front, drive wheels at the #8211; guarantees optimum near-perfect weight distribution excellent directional stability, and handling.

The BMW 1-Series Convertible has a suspension system with an double-pivot front suspension and a fully independent rear in lightweight steel. BMW#8217;s Stability Control (DSC) includes a Dynamic Traction (DTC) function that electronic intervention to prevent of vehicle control, but at a higher before activation.

This the driver to experience more driving on dry roads and offers flexibility when driving in challenging conditions such as in If the driver desires, both DSC and DTC can be entirely. Optional Active #8211; a variable ratio system exclusive to BMW #8211; is on the 135i Convertible.

In addition to its as a safety system, the DSC system on the Convertible is programmed specifically to performance-oriented driving.

The rear differential on the BMW 1-Series from a new generation of final optimized for running smoothness and efficiency. Featuring double-helical bearings for the first time, the runs at an even lower temperature reached more than before thanks to the of fluid required in the differential. rear brake management is used to simulate a differential for stronger acceleration in turns and conditions.

The front suspension on the BMW is also built to a unique in its competitive group. The double-pivot and strut front suspension its anti-roll bar, is made of aluminum and offers an optimum of stiffness and low weight. The stable control arms and thrust as well as near-perfect wheel make an important contribution to the driving dynamics.

M-inspired for the M Sport Package

Model 2009 saw the introduction of a new M Sport which is standard on the 135i and on the 128i. Features of the M Sport include an Aero kit for reduced at speed (standard on 135i), an top speed limiter, better cooling, and enhanced aesthetics the Sports Suspension offers traction and reduced body with unique wheels and tires. Unfortunately, the M Sport deletes the Air Curtain feature.

On the Convertible, the Sports Suspension includes a high-performance brake incorporating 6-piston fixed on the front and 2-piston calipers at the Additionally, the M Sport Package for models includes BMW Individual Shadowline exterior trim, seats, and M branded trim including driver footrest, knob (for manual and door sills. Finally, Blue Metallic exterior is available exclusively when the M Package is ordered.

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Safety maximized for convertible design

The standard airbags in the 2012 BMW Convertible are designed for the optimum of the car#8217;s occupants. The advanced airbags are activated in stages to impact severity while the airbags integrated into the of the front seat backrests the risk of injury at chest, hip and levels in side impact The BMW 1-Series Convertible also with crash-optimized seats active headrests designed to the risk of neck injury in an from the rear.

All seats within the BMW 1-Series are fitted with three-point seat belts and headrests, the front seat belts on to the frames of the driver#8217;s and front seats, keeping the belt in an position around the occupant#8217;s regardless of seat height or placement.

Also, the driver#8217;s move back automatically a predetermined amount of deformation in the of a frontal collision so that the of driver foot injury is And last but not least, the rear come standard with attachments for child seats. The BMW 1-Series Convertible is equipped a roll-over sensor, which monitors the vertical and horizontal of the vehicle.

As soon as the sensors the danger of the vehicle rolling two roll bars are extended in of a second from their areas behind the rear Simultaneously, the front-seat-belt tensioners are Further roll-over protection is by the optimized stability of the A pillar and frame.

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