A massive model upgrade has been announced by BMW and it will be effective from this summer.
The BMW 1-Series will be coming with the 1.5 liter 3-cylinder engine in the 118i variant, which will be producing with 136 HP (100 kW), enough for a 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint made in 8.5s with the manual and 8.7s with the automatic. The 2-Series Coupe and Convertible will be offered with two new diesel engines, as the carmaker is stating, in the 218d and 225d, with 150 HP (110 kW) and 224 HP (165 kW), respectively. The drop-top will gain the xDrive all-wheel drive version and the M235i xDrive Convertible will get the 6-cylinder unit with 326 HP (240 kW).
The 2-Series Gran Tourer will gain the 102 HP petrol 3-cylinder unit in the 216i, with 102 HP (75 kW), the diesel 3-cylinder with 95 HP (70 kW) in the 214d and the 190 HP (140 kW) in the 220d. The 3-Series and 4-Series will also be upgraded and a 7 HP (5 kW) power increase to 150 HP (110 kW) and 190 HP (140 kW) will be available for the 318d Gran Turismo and 328d Gran Turismo. BMW will also introduce the 190 HP unit for the 420d Convertible while the 418d Gran Coupe will get the 150 HP engine. The X5 will gain the sDrive25d and xDrive25d, coming with a 231 HP (170 kW) and 500 Nm of torque. This will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.7s.