The new BMW 1-Series receives minor styling tweaks with enhanced premium interior, extended connectivity features and the latest-generation iDrive operating system.
These changes are even less noticeable.
The German carmaker also introduces new Edition Sports Line Shadow, Edition M Sports Shadow, and BMW M140i Edition.
The carmaker also added two new exterior colours for the BMW 1-Series – Sunset Orange and Seaside Blue – giving the BMW 1 Series even greater presence.
The technology of the 1-Series has been spruced up.
The German carmaker has updated the innovative operating concept with the latest-generation iDrive system as well as an optional navigation system professional with 8.8-inch touchscreen, voice control and iDrive Controller with the touch-sensitive interface.
The 1-Series also comes with smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay, inductive charging and a WiFi hotspot for up to ten devices are all available (pity this is not yet available in South Africa).
The car also has a BMW ConnectedDrive Services to ensure an extremely high level of connectivity.
The New BMW 1 Series is available with Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) with hazard preview, On-Street Parking Information, vehicle access via Remote Services and the integrated Microsoft Exchange function for sharing and editing emails, calendar entries and contact details.