Published on May 19th, 2016 | by Subhash Nair


BMW xDrive Xperience 2016 Will Debut EEV-Qualified X1 and X4

BMW Group Malaysia will be introducing the new locally-assembled BMW X1 and BMW X4 which receives its customised Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) Status Incentives during the BMW xDrive Xperience 2016.

The event is set to take place over the weekend of the 21st to 22nd May 2016 and the following weekend, the 28th and 29th May 2016 across all its BMW Authorised Dealerships nationwide.


The driving prowess of the new locally-assembled BMW X1 and BMW X4 will be demonstrated at the upcoming BMW xDrive Experience 2016 alongside other BMW X models. During which, the full range of BMW X1, BMW X3, BMW X4, BMW X5 and BMW X6 will be put through challenges via varying driving conditions and road surfaces to detail the unrivalled BMW X performance and its best-in- class driving dynamics.

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Additionally, every participating customer who brings along three friends for the BMW xDrive Xperience 2016 event will also stand a chance to win special and exclusive gifts. In conjunction with the BMW xDrive Experience 2016 event, selected BMW Premium Selection Showrooms will also offer a special trade-in program for pre-owned BMW X models.

The new locally-assembled BMW X1 is now offered in the variants of the BMW X1 sDrive20i (Sport Line) and the BMW X1 xDrive20d (X Line). The new locally-assembled BMW X1 sDrive20i is for the first time, based on the new front-wheel drive platform, which makes for superb economy of space while as another first, a diesel variant of the all-new BMW X1 is introduced.


In addition to a spacious interior and exemplary versatility, the second generation BMW X1 also makes a strong visual statement, with a modern design boasting new proportions along with hallmark BMW X road presence and sporting visual.

The new locally-assembled BMW X1 is equipped with the latest, four-cylinder engine from the BMW EfficientDynamics engine family and with front-wheel drive (sDrive) in the new BMW X1 sDrive20i (Sport Line). The all new BMW X1 xDrive20d (X Line), meanwhile, features the intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system which is the fastest reacting and most flexible all-wheel drive system in its segment.

xDrive operates proactively and enables fully variable drive power distribution between the front and rear axles, up to almost 100 percent. This makes for maximum traction and optimum propulsion on slippery surfaces. Oversteer and Understeer are prevented before they can arise for superior stability even on wet and uneven roads.

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The new premium compact SAV from BMW also boasts a stunning range of driver assistance systems and a comprehensive range of infotainment equipment from the new segment leading BMW ConnectedDrive suite of technologies. This includes BMW Navigation with 6.5-inch Control Display and iDrive Touch Controller for the BMW X1 sDrive20i, while the BMW X1 XDrive20d is equipped with an 8.8-inch Control Display with split-screen function and optimised rendering, Navigation Plus including Head-Up Display, and an iDrive Touch Controller. Both variants will also offer the Parking Assistant feature. Additional BMW ConnectedDrive Services & Apps include Remote Service, Concierge Services, and Intelligent Emergency Call.

The new locally-assembled BMW X4 carries a compelling and unmistakable presence on the road – a muscular and agile front design, a low coupé-style roofline, and signature swage line. It is equipped with a state-of- the-art four-cylinder petrol engine and the award-winning BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, resulting in high-revving character for which BMW is renowned, along with excellent power delivery, superb refinement and impressive efficiency.

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Subsequently, the new locally-assembled BMW X4 sets its mark as the leader in intelligent in-car connectivity with a set of comprehensive BMW ConnectedDrive features comprising of a plethora of Driver Assistance systems and Services & Apps. This includes new driver assistance systems such as Lane Departure Warning, Person Warning and Approach Control Warning – all of which can be accessed and activated by a simple touch of a button. Additional BMW ConnectedDrive Services & Apps offerings in the new locally-assembled BMW X4 includes BMW Teleservices, Intelligent Emergency Call, Concierge Services and Remote Service.

The price of the new locally-assembled BMW X1 and BMW X4 with Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) Status Incentives (on the road, without insurance, with BMW Group Malaysia’s latest 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Free Scheduled Service Program and BMW Tyre Warranty Program) are:

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