BMW has been kindly prolonging the death of the BMW 1 Series with rear-wheel drive for years, fortunately, but it's coming to an end. It is anticipated that the final edition of the BMW 1 Series will be the latest version with rear-wheel drive, the six-cylinder version of the model, and is only for the Australian market.
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As it is not in America, the Final Edition also has the benefit of being the body style of the hatchback, and I must admit that I have always liked it a bit more than the sedan, so I am extremely jealous.
The Final Edition will be sold for $ 3,000 Australian dollars on the label price of a normal M140i, which translates to approximately $ 2,119 US dollars at current exchange rates, for a total price of $ 62,990 Australian dollars, or approximately $ 44,500 dollars Americans
This special edition of the M140i will only be available with the 8-speed automatic (how hard could it have been to give the last manual shot in this car, BMW?), And has the option of three designs of 18-inch alloy wheels, a black kidney grille, darkened head and taillights, and black chrome exhaust tips.
Otherwise, the car will basically run out with the other package options already available, including blue brake calipers, adaptive M suspension, leather interior, LED headlights, enhanced audio and sunroof.
The powertrain is also the standard but outgoing rear-wheel drive design with a 3.0-liter 3.0-liter turbo with 368 lb.-ft. of torque and a limited top speed of 155 mph.
It is suspected that the Series 1 will return as a front-wheel drive model in the next two years, and a front-wheel drive sedan is already marketed as the Series 1 in China. It is expected that the new car in the western market has at least the option of all-wheel drive xDrive, according to Motor1, so it may not be so bad.