Indian markets are going to get the new BMW X1 compact SUV sooner by the end of this quarter. BMW group has already launched this vehicle in the month of November 2012 in the markets like China and Malaysia and now it has launched it in the Indonesian markets. The predecessor of this BMW X1 is in Indian markets from a quite a while of time and now an upgraded version is about to enter the markets sooner this year. When it was launched in the Malaysian markets, it was launched with just petrol engine option but when it came to the Indonesian markets, the country's markets received both the petrol and diesel engine variants and the same are expected in India with a lot of upgrades. This new vehicle form BMW cars has been launched in two variants in Indonesia and they are BMW X1 sDrive20d diesel variant and BMW X1 sDrive18i petrol car variant. The company claims that the emission of CO2 has been reduces and the fuel efficiency has been improved in both the variants. Thus, it is evident that the company has made some major changes to upgrade the BMW X1 to make it more efficient in all aspects. The all new BMW X1 features stunning exteriors with improved headlamps design with dual toned look that is integrated with LED ascent lights. It has also got the improved fog lamps integrated to the sporty design bumper with new design air dam. The entire exterior design of the BMW X1 is very impressive as we can see in the BMW X1 pictures. To discuss about the specifications of BMW X1 , the new BMW X1 sDrive20d diesel engine has got one of the powerful engines that can make 184Bhp of peak horse power and 380Nm of maximum torque power, while it can accelerate from 0-100Kmph speed in about 7.9 seconds. It has got the top speed of 218Kmph and it can give 20Kmpl of mileage, which is impressive. On the other hand, BMW X1 sDrive18i has got a 1995cc power petrol engine that churns out 150Bhp of maximum power and 200Nm of maximum torque. However, it can give a mileage of 13Kmpl, which has been improved when compared to the older version. Customers can cheer about the fact that both these cars emits less CO2 and produce great mileage, which is certainly a great news. As far as BMW X1 price is concern, there is no word from the company regarding its price but it is expected to remain the same as its earlier version. The wait is just about few more weeks as the company might launch it by the end of this quarter. Finally the new Tata Indica Vista D90 has been launched in India with a starting price tag of Rs. 5.99 lakh.
[via Tech News India]
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