BMW will offer two new models in the 1 Series range this September, a 120i Coupe and a 118d Coupe. Additionally buyers will be able to get Lifestyle and Sport Editions for their 1.
BMW has introduced a further two engines with an EU5 emission rating. The new 120i Coupé and 118d Coupé will begin selling this coming September. The 120i Coupé comes fitted with a 2.0-litre four-pot motor that generates 125kW (170hp) and 210Nm at 4,250rpm. It features high precision direct injection and helps the car accelerate from 0 - 100km/h in 7.8 seconds. Top speed is 224km/h. Average fuel consumption is 6.6 litres per 100km while the overall C02 emissions rating is 153g/km.
Also making its debut in the Coupé is the 2.0-litre turbo diesel unit. This is the same engine found in the 118d that was awarded the 2008 World Green Car of the Year award. It makes 105kW (143hp) and peak torque of 300Nm between 1,750rpm and 2,500rpm. Average fuel consumption is quoted at 4.5 litres per 100km (62.8mpg) and the C02 emissions rating is 119g/km.
Special Lifestyle and Sport Edition models are also being added to the 1 Series lineup. They bring exclusivity and extra character to the range. The Lifestyle Edition features exclusive paintwork, five-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels, chrome entry trim, a leather sports steering wheel and a few other bits.
The Sports Edition has M badges throughout the cabin; in the footrest, the sports steering wheel and the gear lever. It also comes with 17-inch alloy wheels in every model but the 130i and 123d which both have Ferric Grey 18-inchers.
Part of the interior options list is the new iDrive system with an 800x480 pixel display unit with a CD player and navigation where available.