The new Hybrid model was announced earlier with the basic model. The car will have a four-cylinder unit and it will have with it an electric motor. The 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid will shortly available in the market after the arrival of the X1 basic model. The vehicle has everyone’s eye on it since it is one of its kind being manufactured by the BMW Company. The arrival of the car will be a big one and people are expecting a lot from BMW this time. Let’s how the car hits the market.
2017 BMW X1 Hybrid – Exterior and Interior Design
The exterior of the car is unique and exciting with patterns of Camo placed almost all over the rear part of the car and some of it on the front as well. The patterns are random and are giving the car different look from what the car would have without them. The rest of the body is almost the same as the basic X1 but the main difference is the only one exhaust pipe this model has because of the smaller engine. The car’s exterior is said to be still not finalized and disclosed so we will have to wait for it a little more.
The interior of the 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid is said to be almost the same as the basic model of the X1 because not much has been disclosed about the interior so far. So, it is expected to have the same screen same high-quality leather seats and same dashboard with just the sign of “electric” on it. The interior is very spacious and will provide luxury to the user of the car. There will be little changes in the car according to its electric nature and that will be adjusted in the interior of the car.
2017 BMW X1 Hybrid – Engine Performance
The engine of the car is definitely going to be different from the basic model of the X1. This 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid is expected to have a 1.5-liter engine. The engine is capable of providing 136 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. The engine is gasoline powered. The transmission of the speed will be done automatically and will be responsible for converting the power from the engine into the speed in the front wheels. Including the rear axle specifications, the car’s total output will be 221 hp and 284 lb-ft of torque that will be running the car. The car is expected to have three modes of engine working which include Auto drive, max drive, and the battery saving mode, all the three modes are different and will be functioning accordingly between the electric and the gasoline engine. The car can hit 0-100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and the top speed is about 202 km/h.
2017 BMW X1 Hybrid – Release date and Price
The release date of the model is expected to be somewhere in the December 2016. It is only the month which is confirmed until now and there is nothing more we know about the exact date the car is going to be released on. The price of the car is not yet confirmed but the experts say that it is expected to be near $40,000 somewhere.