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Sneak peek: The stunning Rs 22 lakh BMW X1

Last updated on: December 16, 2010 12:51 IST

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This year's festive season has been a very special one for the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), Multi Utility Vehicle (MUV) and crossover lovers of the country.

A number of carmakers have launched new products in this segment within a span of few months.

Among the recent launches are names like: Hyundai Santa Fe, Tata Aria, Skoda Yeti and Volvo XC60.

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Come December 23 and there will be another addition to this list - BMW will launch its compact SUV the BMW X1 in three trim levels - Corporate Edition, Highline and Cool Elegance.

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The SUV will be powered by 1.8-litre petrol and 2.0-litre diesel engines and it comes as a rear-wheel-drive vehicle.

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The compact SUV has a wheelbase of 2760mm and a length of 4454mm long.

This makes it a unique product in its class and sets the benchmark for other carmakers to follow.

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The base variant or the Corporate Edition of X1 has been stripped of features like sunroof, i-drive interface, and 6-CD changer.

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It also has toned down interiors that have simple black trim and fabric seats in place of wood garnishing.

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However, the other two trims - Highline and Cool Elegance - come loaded with all the high-end features like sunroof, i-drive system, Xenon headlamps, parking sensors and leather seats.

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Along with these features the top-of-the-line Cool Elegance variant also gets anthracite headliner and exclusive contrasting piping on the leather seats.

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The X1 is based on the 3-Series saloon format and will be brought into the country as a Completely Knocked Unit.

It will be assembled at BMWs plant in Chennai.

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The 1.8i trim of the compact SUV has been priced at Rs 22 lakh (Rs 2.2 million) while the 2.0-litre diesel base variant has a price tag of Rs 23 lakh (Rs 2.3 million).

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BMW has priced the 2.0-liter Diesel Exclusive Variant at Rs 29.90 lakh (Rs 2.99 million) and the Cool Elegance at Rs 32.5 lakh (Rs 3.25 million).

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