2010 Bmw 1-Series revealed

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 29, 2010

The Bavarian carmaker has released two more powerplants with an EU5 emission rating namely the 120i Coupe and 118d Coupe which will hit markets by September this year.

Powering the 120i Coupe is a 2.0L four-cylinder unit capable of 125kW (170hp) and 210Nm which it attains at 4250rpm. It comes with a high precision direct injection which aids the car in sprinting from 0-100km/h in 7.8 seconds while reaching a maximum speed of 224km/h.

Fuel consumption for the car is pegged at 6.6L/100km with carbon dioxide emissions at 153g/km. Another powerplant that will be introduced in the Coupe is the 2.0L turbo diesel unit found in the 118d and which won the honor of being the 2008 World Green Car of the Year.

It is capable of 105kW (143hp) and a top torque of 300Nm it attains between 1750 and 2500rpm.

Fuel consumption for this unit is 4.5L/100km and 119g/km carbon dioxide emissions rating. Also being added to the 1 Series lineup, to bring exclusivity and character to the range, are the Special Lifestyle and Sport Edition models.

Features included in the Lifestyle Edition are custom paint finish, 17-inch alloy wheels with five-spokes, entry trim in chrome, leather sports steering wheel and others. On the other hand, the Sports Edition comes with M badges throughout the cabin, in the footrest, the sports steering wheel and the fear handle.

It sits atop 17-inch alloy wheels as well as all other models except the 130i and 123d which both come with Ferric Grey 18-inch wheels. Included in the list of options for the interior is the latest iDrive system equipped with an 800x480 pixel monitor with a CD player and available navigation system.

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