New compact sedan BMW 1-Series will be produced in Brazil

January 3, 2017 at 19:03

From the beginning it was announced that the new compact model BMW 1-Series Sedan is designed exclusively for the Chinese market, but after some time it became known that the car will be offered in various markets around the world, and its serial production will be established in the Brazilian plant of the BMW Group.

2017 Modern BMW 1-Series Sedan pic

2017 Modern BMW 1-Series Sedan pic

According to unofficial information, at the present time BMW Group is deliberating the possibility to launch serial production of the new compact sedan BMW 1-Series at the Brazilian plant in Araquari (State of Santa Catarina). The announcement of the upcoming launch of the novelty at the Brazilian factory will be made by the company during the BMW 1-Series Sedan presentation at the Auto Show in Guangzhou (2016 Guangzhou Auto Show).

2017 Elegant BMW 1-Series Sedan image

2017 Elegant BMW 1-Series Sedan image

New compact sedan BMW 1-Series Sedan has received the following dimensions: length is 4456 mm, width is 1803 mm, height – 1446 mm. The size of the wheelbase is 2670 mm. The novelty is based on the UKL platform, which includes a standard front-wheel drive. It is possible that Bavarian brand will offer xDrive all-wheel drive system as an option. New sedan will go on sale in the Chinese market, where it will be available in versions 118i (136 hp), 120i (192 hp) and 125i (231 hp). Presumably, 1.5- and 2.0-liter power units will be paired with the 6- or 8-speed automatic transmission.

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