2020 BMW 1-Series Drops Camo In Official Teasers, Reveals Digital Gauges

With development wrapped up and its launch being imminent, BMW has teased the new generation 1-Series on social media.

In the pictures published on Facebook by BMW France, the hatchback has completely lost its camo, revealing the front end design officially for the first time. Compared to its predecessor, it has new headlights, different bumper styling, muscular creases on the bonnet and on the side and a bigger grille.

Also Read: 2020 BMW 1 Series Hatch Interior Caught Completely Undisguised

Judging by the black accents and sporty styling trim, we’re probably looking at the M135i xDrive, a hot hatch that will rival the likes of the Audi S3 Sportback and Mercedes-AMG A35. Its 2.0-liter turbo four will reportedly come from the X2 M35i, where it produces 306 PS (302 hp / 225 kW) and 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque.

Other teaser images, released this time by BMW on their official Facebook page, expose a camouflaged prototype, just as it was getting its vinyl stickers.

This image set also provides a look inside, with an engineer lifting the cover off the dashboard and revealing the digital instrument cluster. This feature will allow access to a number of different functions while also displaying various information to the driver, including navigation directions. The overall design of the cabin has been inspired by that of the new 3-Series, as is evident by both those pics as well as previous spy shots.

The all-new 1-Series is expected to debut on May 27, at a standalone event. Its public debut will be made at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, in September, and sales will commence before the end of the year.

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  • ME

    I thought the 1 Series (or 1er) was supposed to be the “affordable” BMW, guess I am wrong on that one.

    • Matt

      What makes you think it’s not?

  • That front bumper design is horrid.

  • botornot387

    Think the design looks really good so far. Looking forward to how this performs in this segment. That digital cluster looks grainy and cheap though, compared to the current BMW on offer. Wonder if that is a cost cutter screen

  • MPAMPIS

    x2 lite ……..

  • Knotmyrealname

    Looks very much like an X2, which isn’t a bad thing.

  • R55

    Cant wait to be underwhelmed with this cars design.

    Much like M135i and M140i, the blandest hatch backs on the market.

  • JRP

    The X2, new X5, X7, Z4, and 8-Series and the upcoming 1-Series are the only BMWs that really stand out. All of the rest look the same. I think it is great idea to use the same design cues on each car but when you can’t tell which BMW it is, you are going to far. Same with Audi and Mercedes-Benz.

  • unknownvariable

    Look’s good for a KIA!

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