German Luxury car maker have announced the launch of the limited edition 1 Series M Performance Edition in India. Limited 111 units only the 1 Series M Performance Edition comes with an exclusive range of BMW M Performance Accessories, which includes an aerodynamics package and special exterior accents.
BMW had displayed similar concepts at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo. The new 1 Series M Performance Edition will be available in diesel and petrol variants and features the M Aerodynamics Package, M Performance front black grill, rear spoiler with fins, racing top stripes and M Performance lettering for the side sills.
The BMW M Aerodynamics Package optimizes the handling capabilities of the of the BMW 1 Series with the new front bumper, rear bumper and side sills while the M Performance lettering on side sills and front grill accentuates the aggressive look and sporty character of the 1 Series. Available in black and white, the M Performance top stripes over the bonnet, roof and rear gives the additional sporty look to the 1 Series. The BMW M Performance rear spoiler and rear fins in black offer high stability and a premium look.
Upholstery options include standard Cloth Move Anthracite and Sensatec. Interior trims offered are ‘Black high-gloss with Highlight trim finishers Coral Red matt’ and ‘Satin Silver matt’. The BMW 118d Sport and BMW 118d Sport Plus come with red-black accents that highlight the dynamic poise as well as ‘BMW Sport’ entry sills, sports seats, a leather steering wheel with contrasting red stitching, a red chrono scale speedometer and electric glass roof as standard features.
The all India ex-showroom prices are as follows –
- 116i M Performance Edition: INR 22,65,000
- 118d M Performance Edition: INR 25,60,000
- 118d Sport M Performance Edition: INR 28,55,000
- 118d Sport Plus M Performance Edition: INR 32,50,000
The new BMW 1 Series M Performance Edition is available in two non-metallic paintworks: Alpine White and Crimson Red and the following six metallic paintworks: Black Sapphire, Deep Sea Blue, Glacier Silver, Midnight Blue, Mineral Grey and Valencia Orange.
The launch of the 1 Series follows the launch of Mercedes-Benz A & B Edition 1 and will also come just before the launch of the new Audi A3 sedan which is being launched on the 7th of August.