BMW launch new engines
Next month sees the introduction of the threecylinder petrol engine for the 3-door and 5-door versions of the BMW 118i.
Already featured on other models such as 2 Series Coupé, 2 Series Active Tourer and the much anticipated 2 Series Gran Tourer and new 3 Series Saloon, it is based on BMW Group’s latest engine generation for a further optimised balance between driving pleasure and fuel economy.
The 136hp engine in the BMW 118i achieves a zero to 62mph time of 8.5 seconds. Meanwhile, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions have been reduced by 16g/km to 56.5mpg and 116g/ km. In all, there is now a choice of four petrol and five diesel engines for the 1 Series. Prices start at £20,245. In addition a new four- cylinder diesel engines featuring the latest TwinPower Turbo technology will be introduced in other models.