We use to think BMW is a brand only makes sports-oriented cars with rear-wheel-drive layout. However, it seems quite a lot of “normal” consumers just do not care whether it is RWD or FWD at all (they may even do not know these terms). Therefore to expand the sales, it is logical to produce some models which are using FWD platform: better interior space efficiency, less cost (better profit margin) etc. This is exactly the case for the all-new 2nd-generation 2016 BMW X1 (code name: F48), unveiled today.
As mentioned above, the 2016 X1 is based on the FWD platform (shared with the MINI Countryman)...Read More