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2016 BMW X1 Spy Shots

The BMW X1 only reached U.S. shores in 2012 but overseas it’s been on sale since 2009. The vehicle received a host of updates for the 2015 model year, but these will be the last such updates before an entirely new model is introduced in the next six to 12 months, a prototype for which has... read more

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2015 BMW X1 Updates: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

BMW's smallest crossover will show off a host of updates at January's 2014 Detroit Auto Show--perhaps the last such updates before an entirely new model goes on sale in 2016... read more December 12, 2013 by 

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BMW’s Chinese Brand Zinoro Launches X1-Based 1E Electric Crossover

BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance recently announced plans to launch a new brand called Zinoro, which is focused on electrified vehicles or “new energy... read more November 22, 2013 by 

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BMW X1-Based Crossover To Be First Model From China's Zinoro

About a month ago it was revealed that BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance were on the verge of establishing a new brand for the Chinese market to be called Zinoro. At the... read more May 24, 2013 by 

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BMW Hits The Slopes With X1 Powder Ride Special Edition

With the winter months approaching, well, for those readers in the Northern Hemisphere, BMW is giving us reason to look forward to the cold season with a new special edition... read more October 1, 2012 by 

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BMW Hopes New AWD Offerings Will Boost Sales Above Rival Mercedes

If you look at luxury car sales through August, the best-selling manufacturers are Mercedes-Benz, followed by BMW, followed by Lexus. Just like last year, when BMW beat... read more September 17, 2012 by 

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BMW X1 Raises Money For Nature Via Facebook

The 2013 BMW X1 is the company's latest addition to its sport activity vehicle range, and while it shares much with the MINI Countryman and, in some ways, the BMW 3-Series... read more August 23, 2012 by 

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Next BMW X1 To Share Platform With MINI Countryman: Report

The BMW X1 is finally set to land in the U.S., with the luxury compact crossover due in showrooms this fall as a 2013 model. However, we now have the first details on the... read more July 3, 2012 by 

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BMW Launches 2013 X1 Crossover Configurator

Lately, it seems that we’ve been plagued by overly-simple new car configurator sites. The Aston Martin Vanquish configurator, for example, allowed us to change paint... read more June 26, 2012 by 

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2013 BMW X1 Configurator Launched, Three Trim Lines Available

The 2013 BMW X1 is headed to the U.S. for delivery this fall, but now you can build one up to your ultimate specification on the official build page. Three model lines are... read more June 21, 2012 by 

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2013 BMW X1 EPA Estimates, New Photos, On Sale This Fall

We already knew the 2013 BMW X1 would be on sale this year, starting from $31,545, but now we have some more detail on the specifics. There's one thing that's still not quite... read more May 2, 2012 by 

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2013 BMW X1 Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

Turbocharged four-cylinder goodness in a more compact, X-flavored BMW? Yes, please. At least, it sounds like a good idea--we'll have a drive report for you later this year... read more April 4, 2012 by 

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2013 BMW X1 U.S. Debut: New York Auto Show Preview

The BMW X1 has already been taking to dirt roads and city centers in many other parts of the world for a while now, but we Americans are going to get our first taste of BMW's... read more April 2, 2012 by 

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U.S. Launch Of BMW X1 Crossover Delayed Until End Of 2012

The BMW X1 compact luxury crossover has been on sale in Europe and other parts of the globe for some time now, including in Canada, but the car is still nowhere to be seen in... read more May 2, 2011 by 

2012 BMW X1 M Sport Package spy shots

BMW Working On X1 M?

Consider this one half-baked at best, but there is talk in Europe that BMW's M Division skunkworks may have an X1 M in the oven. If it does come, it could get the same core... read more April 5, 2011 by 

2012 BMW X1 M Sport Package spy shots

Spy Shots: 2012 BMW X1 M Sport Package

The BMW X1 has been on the loose for over a while now in Europe, but it won't be found on the streets here in the U.S. until later this year, likely as a 2012 model instead... read more February 4, 2011 by 


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