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PRICES: BMW's 3-door baby

2007-02-20 07:30

New 3-door BMW 1 Series to be here soon

BMW's much-anticipated three-door 1 Series is ready to go on sale pretty soon and we have pricing for this new baby Beemer.

According to Wheels24's info the South African line-up of BMW's new three-door 1 Series will consist of three models - 118i, 120i and 130i.

The car will probably be at dealerships in the next two months.

The three-door also features a fresh design and new styling cues include a larger kidney grille and darker covers over the headlamp cluster.

The lower front spoiler has also been redesigned to create a larger air intake, making the spoiler protrude further for a sportier look.

There is also a restyled rear bumper while the rear lamp cluster features a new arrangement of lights.

Customers will also be able to choose between a four-seat or a five-seat configuration inside the car.

As with all BMW 1 Series models, the car features a Dynamic Stability Control with Dynamic Traction Control.

The 130i comes with five additional functions with its DSC+ system for enhanced driver safety. These include: Hill Start Assistant, Brake Pre-tensioning, Brake Drying, Brake Fade Compensation and Soft Stop.

Other safety standard features are six airbags, the Brake Force Display function on the rear lights to highlight sharp braking and Run-flat tyres with Tyre Puncture Warning System.

Pricing

  • 118i: R223 000
  • 120i: R239 000
  • 130i: R300 500
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