The German based automaker BMW has recently presented the 2013 1-Series three-door which is bringing a new entry-level version, the 114i.
The 2013 BMW 1-Series is being compared by the car manufacturer with the BMW M Performance automobile, the M135i, which is coming with an impressive 320 HP engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology. The “new” BMW 1-Series is a welcomed refresh to the company’s hatchback and the model is getting several petrol and diesel engines, equipped with the same TwinPower Turbo technology, rear-wheel drive, updated chassis and more, for a “guaranteed sporty driving experience”.
“Powerful petrol and diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, the latest chassis design and rear-wheel drive, which is unique for a vehicle in this class, guarantee a sporty driving experience which is reflected in the dynamic and lean appearance of the new three-door BMW 1 Series”, as the automaker is saying in its official press release.
According to BMW, there is a new entry-level version of the 2013 1-Series in the shape of the 114i, which is coming with a new straight four-cylinder engine, producing a total output of 102 horsepower. BMW is also saying that the 114i, along with the M135i, will be available with a five-door body style as well and, except for this new entry-level version and the 116d EfficientDynamics Edition, all models in the 1-Series range can be delivered with the eight-speed automatic transmission as an option. More details about the 2013 BMW 1-Series will be announced by the company in the coming weeks.