Introducing the new BMW 1 Series
Sporting a more expressive look and feel, the new BMW 1 Series is designed to go beyond the everyday journey and be the perfect co-pilot for your life.
Five-door design as standard is complemented by typical BMW sporty design, with the horsepower to match thanks to cutting-edge BMW TwinPower Turbo engines. But, that's not all. We live in a digital age and the new 1 Series seamlessly merges into your life, ensuring a more personal driving experience. And enjoyment is intensified if you don't have to worry about practicality and space - the new 1 Series has been enhanced here too.
Discover more about the 1 Series below.
Design and Practicality
Encompassing a striking new silhouette which features a reimagined Hofmeister kink - a legendary BMW design feature. Athletic and dynamic detailing ensures the new BMW 1 Series pays homage to BMW's motor racing heritage, which is seen even more so in the newly re-imagined one-piece kidney grille - featuring a mesh design on the M135i xDrive.
Full LED lights with stunning hexagonal icon daytime lights now come as standard on the new BMW 1 Series, offering enhanced visibility, a longer lifespan and are also more efficient. A new range of colours are also available for the body - some of which are exclusive to the M135i, such as Misano Blue Metallic.
Technology and Safety
This all-new BMW 1 Series isn't just enhanced on the exterior either. The interior has also undergone a complete overhaul, yet still encompasses the classy refinement expected from a BMW. High-quality material choice ensures you know you are behind the wheel of something special.
A fully digital 5.1-inch black panel instrument cluster is complemented by a large 8.8-inch infotainment screen displaying all the necessary information to keep you entertained and in control on each drive - as well as connected thanks to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
As standard, the BMW 1 Series features some excellent safety features. These include Active Guard Plus, lane departure warning, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors and automatic headlights.
Engines and Performance
Being a BMW, you can be assured you are not going to be longing for performance. Although, you will be pleased to learn that you can in fact have your cake, and eat it, thanks to the new BMW 1 Series also offering excellent fuel economy and remarkably low emissions.
The new front-wheel drive layout allows for more interior space, but the engineers have gone to great lengths to ensure that the 1 Series drives as well as you would expect. BMW have a habit of adapting their vehicles to ensure legislation is met, yet still manage to maintain the BMW trait of 'The Ultimate Driving Machine'.
Both petrol and diesel engines are available, ranging from 1.5-litres, up to a 2.0-litres. Economy ranges from 35 to over 60mpg. The range-topping M135i is the one to go for if you are a keen driver, with 0-62mph undertaken in just 4.8 seconds.
SE is the entry-level model for the 1 Series. Being a BMW, standard equipment is still impressive and features:
- LED headlights
- Live Cockpit Professional
- 16" alloy wheels
- DAB digital radio
- BMW TeleServices
- LED foglights
- Sport Steering Wheel
- Velour floor mats
- Rear-view auto dimming mirror
- Park Distance Control front and rear
- Cruise Control
1 Series Sport is enhanced with sports-focused styling. In addition to the SE model, the Sport features:
- 17" alloy wheels
- Illuminated interior trim 'Berlin' style
- High-gloss Shadow line exterior trim
- Dashboard with contrast stitching (linked to upholstery choice)
- Sport design front air inlets, rear bumper in High-gloss Black
- Exclusive door sills with BMW signature
- Automatic air-conditioning, two zone
- Sports seats with Nivala cloth/Sensatec upholstery
The 1 Series M Sport is enhanced even further when it comes to styling. In addition / replacement to Sport models, M Sport includes:
- 18" M alloy wheels
- Illuminated interior trim 'Boston' style
- Kidney grille in Satin aluminium
- M Aerodynamic body styling
- M Sport suspension
- Headlining in anthracite
- Exclusive door sills with BMW M signature
- Sport seats with perforated Dakota Leather upholstery
- Heated Front Seats
- Electrically Folding Exterior mirrors
- Extended lighting with logo projection
- Luggage compartment package
- M leather steering wheel
Sitting just under the M135i, the 128ti is a focused hatchback with impressive performance and unique ti detailing.
- Exclusive 18-inch Y-Spoke M light alloy wheels
- Exclusive side skirt design
- M Sport brakes in Red high-gloss
- Limited-slip differential
- Custom M Sport suspension
The M135i is range-topping trim level for the all-new BMW 1 Series. It features a more M style focus, giving M performance and some more desirable standard features, such as:
- 20" AMG alloy wheels – 5-twin-spoke design
- Bicolour alloy wheels
- Cloth/Alcantara upholstery
- M Performance bodystyling
- M seat belts
- Extended interior light package
- M steering wheel
- M seats
- M Sport braking system
- Sport automatic transmission
Test Drive the BMW 1 Series
With the latest generation, BMW have created what they believe is the perfect family hatchback. With a spacious interior, excellent driving dynamics, all of the latest technology, premium styling and a desirable badge, it's easy to see why.
To experience this world-class hatchback for yourself, please contact your local Stratstone BMW retailer to arrange a test drive or to speak to one of our BMW experts.