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The launch of the facelifted BMW 1 Series begins with another milestone - production hits the two million mark at BMW's Regensburg Plant.

12 Mar 2015 | International News : Germany

Fans of the BMW 1 Series can look forward to an even more striking design, a further refined premium ambience for the interior, engines that are extremely powerful and even more efficient, as well as innovative equipment features.

Ahead of the launch, news filtered through from BMW Plant Regensburg of another reason to smile as the two millionth BMW 1 Series rolled off the production line. The landmark car was built just a few days after the start of production for the new version of the compact model and is one of the first examples of the new BMW 1 Series range earmarked for export to Asia. The five-door BMW 120i, painted in Estoril Blue metallic and equipped with an M-Sport package, will be delivered to a customer in Japan.

The new edition of the BMW 1 Series will be offered in both five-door and three-door body variants. The three-door 1 Series is built exclusively at BMW Plant Regensburg, with the five-door additionally at BMW Plant Leipzig. Both models can be ordered with a selection of powerful and highly efficient petrol and diesel engines featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, including units with three and four cylinders from the BMW Group's latest generation of engines and a six-cylinder in-line engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology.

Other highlights of the equipment listings for the new BMW 1 Series include the standard fitted iDrive operating system, full LED head lights (available as an option for the BMW 1 Series for the first time) and the latest additions to the BMW ConnectedDrive lineup.
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