Launching of the New BMW 1 Series 2015

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BMW Group Asia and QAF Auto is showcasing the latest BMW model that is suitable for drivers who wants a luxurious and distinctive style. BMW 118i, which was launched yesterday at QAF Auto Showroom, Beribi introduced the 5-door model type as the latest model in the line of BMW cars.

Now, the BMW 118i comes with a an extensively modified front and rear-end designs and a newly designed BMW kidney grille and larger air intakes help to emphasize the car's dynamic potential in familiar BMW style. Headlights with a significantly flatter geometry play a similar role that comes in full LED specification as standard. The rear lights have been completely remodelled giving it an "L" shape characteristic of BMW models and reveal the LED-powered lights. Besides that, while entering a BMW 118i, the driver will feel the change inside the premium cabin.

"Nearly two million of the BMW 1 Series have been sold worldwide over the last 10 years, and this latest edition is poised to set another new benchmark in driving pleasure in the premium compact segment", said the General Manager, Roger Fletcher.

"The new 5-door BMW 1 Series model comes with a comprehensively revised engine line-up and additional measures designed to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, thanks to EfficientDynamics technology."

The 1.5-litre four cylinder engine under the bonnet of the new BMW 118i generates maximum output of 136 hp and 220 Nm of torque. The new BMW 118i takes 8.5 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h, with the standard eight-speed Steptronic transmission. The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of the new BMW 118i are 4.8 litres per 100 kilometres and 112 grams per kilometre (as per average EU test cycle)

Starting from 23rd October till the 25th of October, QAF Auto Sdn Bhd will be showcasing the latest BMW 118i 5-door and invits the public to witness the grandeur car and make a test-drive of this prestige class.