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21st June, 2015

With a re-designed front- and rear-end, the new BMW 1 Series arrives on local shores with of one of the most significant mid-cycle facelifts in the companyís recent history.

Priced from $36,900* for the entry level 118i, the new range peaks at $62,900* for the flagship variant, the M135i.

The new BMW 1 Series delivers on its sporting potential with bolder, more aggressive styling.

The enhancements have extended beyond the peripheral, with the array of styling changes accompanied by an extended list of standard specification.

A more distinct curb side appeal is achieved through the inclusion of a larger grille and new headlights with dynamic contours, while the new flat geometry of the headlight units and larger air intakes affirm its sporting presence.

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Such changes draw attention to the powerful structure and sporting ambitions of the new BMW 1 Series.

New BMW 1 Series has received interior refinements, with quality materials adorning dashboard and console surfaces.

With Rear View Camera and ConnectedDrive Real Time Traffic Information now included as standard, the new BMW 1 Series offers greater substance throughout the entire model line-up.

Sport line is included with the BMW 118i, BMW 118d and BMW 120i, while the BMW 125i now arrives with M Sport package as standard.

The arrival of the mid-cycle update also initiates a revision of model designations, resulting in the former BMW 116i becoming the BMW 118i, while the previous BMW 118i has now been renamed as the BMW 120i.

The new BMW 118d retains its current model designation, and has been realigned in specification with its petrol equivalent.

Among the highlights of the updated BMW 1 Series range is the BMW 125i, now equipped with M Sport package, 18-inch light alloy wheels, M Aerodynamics Package, M Sport Suspension, cloth/alcantara upholstery, and M leather steering wheel, further bolstering the hatch with M Sport Brakes and full LED headlights.

The range-topping BMW M135i remains the flagship model for the range, receiving a 5kW power increase, generating 240kW and 450Nm of torque across a broad power band.

BMW 1 Series prices*

118i $36,900*
118d $40,300*
120i $41,900*
125i $48,900*
M135i $62,900*


* Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are the specifications.



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