BMW-Bayerische Motoren Werke(English: Bavarian Motor Works) is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company, which was founded in 1917. BMW is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It also owns and produces the Mini marque, and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW produces motorcycles under BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna brands.
Well today we are discussing about the new range of BMW 114d, As part of its model update,from November, BMW UK will launch a new version of the 1-Series in Britain.
The 2013 BMW 114d is powered by a 1.6 liter four-cylinder diesel engine, equipped with the TwinPower Turbo technology, The engine features a supercharging system with variable turbine technology and Common Rail direct fuel injection with solenoid valves operating with a maximum pressure of 1,600 bar, which is gives a total output of 95 horsepower (70 kW) at 4,000 rpm and it has a peak torque of 235 Nm (173 lb-ft), available between 1,500 and 2,750 rpm.
The BMW 114d can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 12.2 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 185 km/h (115 mph).
The model’s fuel consumption stands between 4.1 and 4.3L/100km and the CO2 emissions stop at 109 g/km. An average Fuel consumption of 65.7 MPG
It’s available in three- or five-door guise, and is fitted as standard with a suite of BMW EfficientDynamics technologies. Among them are Brake Energy Regeneration, Optimum Shift Indicator, Auto Start-Stop, electromechanical power steering, Active Aerodynamics and reduced rolling resistance tyres. Moreover, the new BMW 114d features the ECO PRO mode, which can be activated by means of the Driver Experience Control switch fitted as standard, facilitating both a relaxed and economical driving style.
The 168bhp eco-petrol Model 114D will be priced from £25,730 on the road when it becomes available during November this year.
Well talking about the other line-up’s from BMW:
BMW 120d xDrive and BMW M135i xDrive:
An Intelligent four-wheel drive is featured for the first time in the BMW 1 Series. Intelligent four-wheel drive in the BMW xDrive guarantees optimised stability, maximum traction and a noticeable increase in sportiness.
BMW 120d xDrive is being offered in both for the five-door and the three-door BMW 1 Series, each in two model variants. Featured in the BMW 120d xDrive, it distributes the power of a 135 kW/184 hp four-cylinder diesel engine between the front and rear wheels. This interaction makes an acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.2 seconds and a top speed of 225 km/h. Average fuel consumption of the BMW 120d xDrive is between 4.7 and 4.8 litres per 100 km and the CO2 emission level between 123 and 126 grams per km.
The engine featured in the BMW M135i xDrive ensures an exceptionally high level of dynamics, traction and stability, which gives an output of 235 kW/320 hp straight six-cylinder petrol. The BMW M135i xDrive, which comes as standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission, sprints from a standstill to 100 km/h in a mere 4.7 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. The BMW M135i xDrive combines outstanding sportiness and handling supremacy with an average fuel consumption of 7.8 litres/100 km and a CO2 emission level of 182 grams per km.
The 320i Efficient Dynamics:
This is BMW’s first petrol-powered EfficientDynamics model, and uses a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine to achieve a combination of 53.3mpg, 124g/km and 0-62mph in 7.6 seconds. In future, there will be a choice of four diesel and two petrol engines for the new BMW 3 Series Touring. Latest additions to the vehicle range are the models BMW 320i Touring, BMW 318d Touring and the BMW 316d Touring.
An entry-level petrol 3 Series called the 316i Sedan:
It uses a similar 1.6-litre turbocharged engine to the one in the 320i, but with 134bhp. Its efficiency figures are still good, thanks to a six-speed manual gearbox, it takes just 8.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h, top speed being 210 km/h and an average fuel consumption of 5.8 to 5.9 litres/100 km and a CO2 emission level of 134 grams to 137 grams per km were ascertained for either of the transmission variants.
It will be priced at £22,850 on the road and will become available in November.
The BMW 318d Touring and the BMW 316d Touring, BMW 320i Touring:
The BMW 328i Touring with 180 kW/245 hp, which was already available from the start, is now being complemented by a second petrol-driven variant – the 135 kW/184 hp BMW 320i Touring, which also fulfils the EU6 emission standard. The range of diesel models, which previously comprised the BMW 330d Touring with 190 kW/258 hp and the BMW 320d Touring with 135 kW/184 hp, is being supplemented by the BMW 318d Touring and the BMW 316d Touring. The new models are all fitted with a six-speed manual transmission as standard, with the option of an eight-speed automatic transmission for each model.
The 2-litre engine featured in the new petrol-driven model is also equipped with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology, maximum torque being 270 Nm. The new BMW 320i Touring accelerates from 0 to 100 km in 7.5 seconds and has a top speed of 233 km/h. With average fuel consumption between 6.1 and 6.2 litres/100 km and CO2 emission between 143 and 145 grams per km.
Two further diesel models for the new BMW 3 Series Touring are comin up :BMW 318d Touring, BMW 316d Touring:
The new models feature a standard a six-speed manual transmission. They can optionally be fitted with an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The BMW 318d Touring and the BMW 316d Touring, a 2-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology ensures a precise and economical fuel supply.
The engine of the new BMW 318d Touring delivers 105 kW/143 hp and a maximum torque of 320 Nm, the BMW 316d Touring mobilising 85 kW/116 hp and 260 Newton metres of torque.
In both transmission versions, the new BMW 318d Touring has similar acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.2 seconds and a top speed of 210 km/h. Fuel consumption and emission levels are also the same, these being between 4.5 and 4.7 litres/100 km and 119 and 123 grams per km respectively
Whereas The new BMW 316d Touring accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h in 11.2 seconds and has a top speed of 200 km/h (198 km/h). Average fuel consumption are 4.5 to 4.7 litres/100 km, the CO2 level being between 119 and 123 grams per km for each version.
The new navigation system Professional has been presented for the first time in the new BMW 7 Series and has meanwhile become available for the BMW 5 Series. It is available at market launch for the new BMW 3 Series Touring and will be on offer for the new BMW 3 Series Sedan as from the autumn of 2012.
Other feature includes, A function bar for chnaging of Map Display, spontaneous access to weather information and Real Time Traffic Information, Furthermore, split-screen representation which gives a detailed presentation of road junctions, including an accurate direction guidance by means of the Lane Guiding feature.
Also A 3D display of city which covers every nook and corner of the city has also been updated. The new and more efficient speech recognition function makes the BMW more comfortable, faster and above all safer.
With all these said, i just don’t know what should i tell you guys, BMW is indeed proving the point that No one can compete with them in terms of Luxury, Pleasure Drive, And Of Course Safety!