62mpg+ BMW X1 on the way

* sDrive20d Efficient Dynamics Edition * More than 62mpg, 119g/km CO2 * Full details tomorrow...

30 Jun 2011 09:50 | Last updated: 14 Jun 2018 00:03

BMW is to introduce a new fuel-efficient X1 to its range.

The two-wheel-drive X1 sDrive20d Efficient Dynamics Edition is powered by a 161bhp four-cylinder turbodiesel engine, it averages more than 62mpg and emits 119g/km of carbon dioxide.

Modifications over the standard X1 to achieve the high mpg include brake-energy regeneration, engine stop-start, lighter alloy wheels and reduced-rolling-resistance tyres.

Pricing and on-sale dates are expected to be announced tomorrow (Friday).

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