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2015 BMW X1: Second-generation model spied in Europe

The 2015 front-wheel-drive BMW X1 baby crossover will make its world premiere in the first half of next year, and here we have the latest round of spy images of the vehicle undergoing late-stage development.  The latest round of images from CarAdvice's European spies show the vehicle in lighter camouflage than before, with the headlights now at least partially visible...

BMW X1 M: Brand won't rule out small performance SUV

A BMW X1 M performance SUV is on the table as a possible new model, with the brand refusing to rule out any such derivative of its smallest SUV. Any such BMW X1 M would be directly targeted at baby performance crossovers such as the Audi RS Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG. Those two cars are priced at $81,900 and $79,900 respectively, and offer power outputs of 228kW/420Nm and 265kW/450Nm respectively...

2014 BMW X1 gains standard eight-speed auto, extra equipment

A standard eight-speed automatic transmission, trim and styling tweaks, and enhanced equipment levels headline the upgrades to the 2014 BMW X1. The six-speed manual transmission has been dropped from the premium compact SUV line-up, though BMW Australia has retained the X1’s $46,300 starting price...

2014 BMW X1 receives styling, connectivity revisions

The BMW X1 will receive several updates for 2014 focused on refining the its appearance and improving its internet-based mobility services. Externally, the BMW X1 is set to receive a slightly revised front apron and LED daytime driving lights, as well as new alloy wheel designs. Voguish metallic brown paint will also be added as an option...

BMW 1, 3, 5 Series, X1, X3, Z4 recall: 2893 cars affected in Australia

BMW Australia is recalling 2893 vehicles across six model lines due to a fault that could affect the vehicles' braking performance. Part of a global recall of approximately 176,000 cars, the local recall affects 116 BMW 1 Series hatches; 1985 3 Series sedans, 91 Tourings and nine Gran Turismos; 105 5 Series sedans; 277 X1 models; 283 X3s; and 27 Z4s built between November 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013...

BMW X1: next-gen front-wheel-drive crossover spied

The next-generation BMW X1 has been spotted on the back of a transporter in Germany, giving us our best look yet at the future front-wheel-drive model. Codenamed F48, the all-new BMW X1 was snapped by CarAdvice's photographers while being transported between two German test facilities...

Zinoro EV: BMW X1-based Chinese crossover spied in Germany

The first vehicle designed for the new China-only Zinoro brand by BMW and joint venture partner Brilliance Automotive has been spied undergoing testing in Germany. Captured by CarAdvice's spy photographers near BMW's development department in Munich, the prototype appears almost identical to the BMW X1 on which the production car will be based...

2013 BMW X1 range launches with new engines and styling tweaks

The BMW X1 compact crossover, launched in Australia in 2010, has been given a mid-life update, which includes new engines, an optional eight-speed transmission and minor tweaks and upgrades to both the exterior and interior. Three new powertrains will join the latest BMW X1 range, leaving the current X1 xDrive20d variant, as the only familiar model in the refreshed X1 line-up, albeit with more power and efficiency (up 5kW/30Nm) than the previous iteration...

BMW X1 update: new line-up brings new engines

The BMW X1 range has been updated in Australia, with three new engines and model variants, revised styling and upgraded technology headlining the changes to the premium small SUV. The $54,500 X1 xDrive20d is the only variant carried over to the new BMW X1 line-up. Joining it are two new petrol models – the $46,500 X1 sDrive20i and $57,800 X1 xDrive28i, both powered by a turbocharged 2...

BMW X1 facelift revealed

The release of the 2012 BMW X1 at this week’s New York motor show has given us a look at the updated version of the Bavarian car maker's compact luxury SUV. BMW has been slow to release official images and details for the upgraded X1, but they've been quick to spread onto the internet. As makeovers go, this is a subtle one...

2013 BMW X1 facelift spied

BMW has been spotted testing a prototype of the facelifted BMW X1. The revised model is expected to feature new front bumpers, restyled headlights, some interior updates, and the new 2.0-litre TwinPower turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Judging by the looks of this prototype, caught during extreme winter conditions, the facelifted X1 will feature a more pronounced upper grille area, matching BMW's latest design theme...