BMW officially announced the X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition set to debut this fall. The new version of the current-generation BMW X1 (E84) will be available with the EfficientDynamics package able to significantly improve the fuel-economy. Besides the diesel engine which fits the new eco-friendly version of the current BMW X1, the Germans prepared a new TwinPower petrol unit for the compact model. For the beginning, the new BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition gets improved figures thanks to a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo unit.
The new four-cylinder diesel engine is able to produce 163 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. If the horsepower amount is not impressive, you may want to know that the fuel-optimized German model is able to return a fuel consumption of only 4,5 liters/100 km and CO2 emissions of 119 g/km.
Of course, in order to achieve these great results, BMW fitted the new X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition with the Start/Stop system, brake energy regeneration and aerodynamic-optimized alloy wheels fitted with low-rolling resistance tires. Moreover, BMW claims that the engine got extra modifications such as a centrifugal force pendulum in the dual-mass flywheel and a revised gear-shift point indicator fitting the new engine.
“The consistent deployment of highly efficient engines and BMW EfficientDynamics technology fitted as standard helps BMW X models also achieve brand-typical driving pleasure combined with exemplary fuel economy and low emission levels. The BMW X1′s outstanding efficiency is a fundamental part of its premium character, which is unique within the competitive environment and also underscored by high-class workmanship, elaborated functionality, a variable interior and numerous equipment features,” claims BMW.
If this was not enough, the Bavarians decided to announce that the BMW X1 will get a new 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo unit. The new four-cylinder petrol engine is able to develop 184 horsepower and 270 Nm of torque while the returned fuel consumption oscillates between 7,1 and 7,7 liters/100 km. The CO2 emissions of the new petrol engine will be around 180 g/km while the pricing is unavailable yet.
“The technology package featured on the 2-litre four-cylinder power unit for the BMW X1 sDrive20i with rear-wheel drive and the BMW X1 xDrive20i with intelligent four-wheel drive comprises a supercharging system according to the Twin Scroll principle, the direct injection system High Precision Injection and variable valve control VALVETRONIC,” adds the German company.