The Bavarian Auto Group, the sole dealer and distributor of the German BMW brand in Egypt, recently presented the all-new 1series in the Egyptian market in one edition so far, the 118i Sport line.
The new generation of the 1 series appears with unprecedented modifications different from the previous generation of the car, the most prominent of which is relying on front-wheel drive instead of rear-wheel drive.
The all-new BMW 1 Series comes with a 1.5-liter turbo 3-cylinder engine that provides the car with power up to 140 hp, a torque up to 220 Nm, and transmits power to the front wheels through a 7-speed automatic transmission.
These specifications enable it to accelerate from zero to 100 km per hour in 8.5 seconds, with a top speed of 213 km per hour.
The car achieves efficient fuel consumption by consuming 5.9 liters per 100 km.
The car came with a design that carries changes in the exterior as well, with a larger grille ventilation system divided into two parts that meet in the middle instead of separating them as before.
The car also carries developed headlights.
Some styling lines on both sides of the car have been modified to increase aerodynamic with a large panoramic glass roof.
At the rear, the car carries higher taillights that extend more on the rear bag than the previous generation.
BMW offers the all –new 1 series in Egypt in a good, suitable size and dimensions that include a length of 4.319 meters and a width of 1.799 meters, a height of 1.434 meters and a wheelbase with a length of 2,670 meters.
The car can accommodate items in the rear bag up to 380 liters, which is a large area.
The shift in the car's dependency on the front-wheel drive instead of the rear resulted in more spaciousness in the cabin by adding 33 mm for those sitting in the rear seats for the knees, 19 mm for the heads and 13 mm for the facility with an increase in the capacity of the rear bag by 20 liters from the previous to reach 380 liters.
Exterior features include LED headlights, LED taillights, a special package for exterior mirrors, a panoramic roof and 17-inch sporty wheels.
As for the interior fittings, the interior has black leather/fabric seats with orange accents, special tinted glass and sporty seats at the front accompanying the steering wheel, which are versatile at the same time with the availability of automatic air conditioning, USB, Bluetooth, 8.8 inch screen, front armrest and BMW Live Cockpit system with HiFi Sound system with 10 speakers and special interior lighting.
Regarding safety means, the car is equipped with a package of safety devices that include 6 airbag along with ABS brakes, DSC electronic stability system, tire pressure monitor, brake energy recovery system, rain and lighting sensors, parking sensors in front and back and cruise control.