BMW 1-Series will no longer be the smallest model of the Bavarian manufacturer, reported newspaper Motor.es. According to the company develops hatchback, which will have to compete with the Audi A1 and Smart ForFour. The new model will be built on the platform with front-wheel drive UKL, which is used for models of Mini. On it are built and two models of the Bavarians – BMW 2-Series Active Tourer and second-generation crossover X1.
It is expected that the youngest Bavarian receive and engines MINI.Tova are 3- and 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines with a power range between 75 and 231 hp The car should be ready by the autumn of 2017 to be able to appear in public at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Besides this car Bavarians cook and a compact sedan that will become part of the family 1-Series. His tests were launched in 2014 and preproduction prototype – Concept Compact Sedan, was shown a year later. The sedan also should be ready in the autumn of 2017