BMW is out testing an up to date model of its 1-Collection Hatchback, the present era of which has been round since 2019.
The up to date 1-Collection Hatchback ought to arrive someday in 2023, and whereas we cannot see it within the U.S., adjustments made to the automobile ought to function on a equally up to date model of the associated 2-Collection Gran Coupe we do get right here. The up to date 2-Collection Gran Coupe will doubtless additionally arrive in 2023. We should always see it arrive as a 2024 mannequin.
There also needs to be up to date variations of the associated 1-Collection sedan and 2-Collection Energetic Tourer launched across the similar time.
The 1-Collection Hatchback prototype is closely camouflage, suggesting some important adjustments are deliberate. The internals of the headlights are a brand new design, and there additionally seems to be a brand new grille. The entrance fascia can also be a brand new design and appears to function a extra horizontal theme. On the rear, it seems that the sample within the taillights shall be new and the fascia will tackle a cleaner design.
2024 BMW 1-Collection Hatchback facelift spy photographs – Picture credit score: Baldauf
Our snaps of the inside present a brand new design right here, as properly. It appears to be like like there shall be a much bigger display for the infotainment, and we are able to clearly see the brand new heart console with new controls, together with the small nub as a substitute of the extra upright shift lever. The brand new sprint design appears to be like to be borrowed from the 2-Collection Energetic Tourer.
It is not clear what’s deliberate for the powertrain lineup. Extra energy is feasible, particularly for the range-topping M135i xDrive, whose present 2.0-liter turbo-4 is sweet for 301 hp. A plug-in hybrid powertrain might also be added to the lineup, since there aren’t any plans for an electrical 1-Collection Hatchback simply but (as a substitute we have been handled with an electrical X1). Any plug-in hybrid powertrain would additionally doubtless be borrowed from the 2-Collection Energetic Tourer. The setup pairs a 3-cylinder engine and electrical motor for as much as 321 hp mixed.