The BMW X1 can be the Best Subcompact Luxury SUV – 2017 10Best Trucks as well as SUVs
In our recent comparison test of subcompact, premium-brand crossover SUVs, we referred to them as “haughty hatchbacks,” as well as to some extent in which’s an accurate descriptor.
although with crossovers of all stripes surpassing sedans in popularity, This particular class can be the fresh entrée into the luxury-brand arena. To create its latest baby SUV, the X1, BMW adopted a mechanical format (a transverse engine as well as a front-wheel-drive-based chassis) in which’s quite different by the brand’s additional offerings, not to mention its historical tradition. BMW did try to adapt its traditional-style format to This particular genre with the first-generation X1, which was built on a rear-drive platform as well as offered (as an option) the brand’s signature inline six-cylinder engine. although shrunk to This particular segment’s dimensions, in which blueprint was just too cramped as well as space inefficient. So the fresh X1 switches to a front-wheel-drive platform shared with the latest Minis. READ MORE ››