Thursday, July 7, 2011

The new 5-door BMW

Finally, the Germans officially presented five-door hatchback 1-Series next-generation publishing his photo. It is Known that the car is built on the modernized platform BMW 3 series and kept the overall architecture of its predecessor the suspension MacPherson front and rear mnogorychazhku will also be possible to establish all wheel drive transmission. The car was bigger and more impressive: up to 30 mm increased the wheelbase by 85 mm overall length has grown by car and 17 mm - width. Height remained the same. By the volume of the luggage compartment car "made» VW Golf and Ford Focus, with folded seats to increase capacity to 1,200 liters. And in the normal state of 360l. The base engine for the new BMW at the time of launch of a series is a new 1.6-liter turbo engine, which will be available in two capacities: 136 and 170 horsepower. It is equipped with dual turbo-propeller and direct injection, to reduce fuel consumption. The basic version of the engine can accelerate from zero to hundred in 8.5 seconds and a 170-strong modification will take the first hundred in 7.4 seconds. Another three have already announced the engine -
diesel, volume of two liters, available in three variants of boosting. BMW 116d will get 116-strong version of the engine (260 Nm), BMW 118d - 143-strong version (320 Nm) and the BMW 120d will be powered by 184-strong modification of the same unit (380 Nm, 7.2 seconds from zero to hundred kilometers per hour). Transmissions - six-mechanics, or the latest eight-"machine" ZF - this is the first BMW car golf class to receive a transmission. We also see a new design of the current chief designer Adrian van Hoydonka, which in 2009 replaced Chris Bangle, the author of a previous pyatidverki. Novelty can be seen with my own eyes at the international Motor Show in Frankfurt this autumn, and BMW plant in Leipzig, will launch the model. Later in the family BMW 1-Series will be touring five different variants, including three-door hatchback, coupe and convertible.

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