The X1 is based on the same platform as the AWD BMW 3 Series Touring. The concept version of the X1 SUV was unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show.
* The cargo capacity has 420 liters of storage space, which can increase to 480 liters with the back seats pulled a little to the front, and up to 1350 liters of storage space with the seats folded. (for comparison, the 3-series touring has 460 and the X3/E83 has 480 liters)
* The backrest in the rear is adjustable in 11 steps and can be divided in the ratio 40:20:40
* Rear view camera
* Adaptive cruise control
* Semi Command Sitting position
* Performance Control
All sDrive models are rear wheel drive, while xDrive models are all wheel drive.The USA market may only get the BMW N52B30 3.0-liter inline-6, either in the 260 hp (194 kW) tune as in the X3 xDrive30i or the 230 hp (172 kW) tune as in the 328/xDrive28i variants. The Indian market is currently getting the sdrive18i (4 cyl petrol), sdrive20d and sdrive20d (highline) (4 cyl diesels). The three variants have a 6 speed automatic transmission. No manual transmission option is available now.Production began in Europe in the BMW Werk Leipzig plant in October 2009. It will not be sold in the United States until 2011 after production of the second generation X3 begins in South Carolina. It is also being produced in Chennai, India.
Duo BMW X1
BMW X1 Concept
Red BMW X1 on the Road
White BMW X1 Fast Car
Gold BMW X1 Edition