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Posted 11 February 2016 - 11:24 AM

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Hi all,

 

Was looking around to find a thread for the new BMW X1 but couldn't find one.

Any bros driving or have drove the new X1 before care to share?

 

Old Car COE almost up, looking at Passat, 3series, C-Class and X1.

3 series and C Class rear space maybe a bit small so considering X1 which seems like a very nice car!

 

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Posted 11 February 2016 - 11:37 AM

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sDrive is only FWD ... will you consider xDrive?
but PML not bringing in yet ... probably end of the year

Edited by Wt_know, 11 February 2016 - 11:38 AM.


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Posted 11 February 2016 - 01:31 PM

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The specs PML brought in for new X1.. really abit CMI..



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Posted 11 February 2016 - 01:35 PM

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The specs PML brought in for new X1.. really abit CMI..

 

Ray, please don't sell your F30 :lll._.: It's a very nice car



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Posted 11 February 2016 - 02:15 PM

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Ray, please don't sell your F30 :lll._.: It's a very nice car

 

haha bro..i know. It's actually a really nice car to drive in sports mode lol

 

Im still considering actually...anyway already put up liao. See whether got offers anot.. hehe



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Posted 11 February 2016 - 03:11 PM

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The specs PML brought in for new X1.. really abit CMI..

that's standard operation from pml
first batch of new model ... sibei bare bone option
after 1.5 year ... specs would be better
when LCI is coming ... the current model will be fully spec with msport [thumbsup]

Edited by Wt_know, 11 February 2016 - 03:13 PM.


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Posted 11 February 2016 - 03:29 PM

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The best year to buy BMW is the final year of production.

 

Same OMV with the most option throw in.

 

Looking at the OMV, the option is quite decent.

 

 



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Posted 11 February 2016 - 03:36 PM

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that's standard operation from pml
first batch of new model ... sibei bare bone option
after 1.5 year ... specs would be better
when LCI is coming ... the current model will be fully spec with msport [thumbsup]

 

Whilst I do note PML standard op is like what you mentioned, the 216GT was the opposite as they provided almost full specs when launched which was an attraction for many buyers. 

 

In fact it was like $16k difference from the AT business version and normally business v Luxury is around $10k difference in itself and that's why I believe the GT sold well.


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Posted 11 February 2016 - 04:12 PM

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Nice car for those not interested in whatever RWD/handling/etc etc... ( = majority of car buyers)

pretty good space inside and nicely packaged overall imo. i thinl will be a good daily driver, not too big for parking too. 


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Posted 11 February 2016 - 05:00 PM

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haha bro..i know. It's actually a really nice car to drive in sports mode lol

Im still considering actually...anyway already put up liao. See whether got offers anot.. hehe


I m also looking for "sweet spot" when to offload my high Coe car. Maybe after 3 years old den see again.
Jag xe now 159.9k. ...very sweet

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Posted 11 February 2016 - 05:10 PM

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The specs PML brought in for new X1.. really abit CMI..

Really so bad? Anyone has the list of options for the current batch?

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Posted 11 February 2016 - 06:05 PM

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Hahahaha i thought the spec that PML brought in was quite okay?

The only thing i would change is the infotainment screen. They only give 6inch..

Got automatic tailgate and extra interior lights

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Posted 11 February 2016 - 06:34 PM

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In the context of local city/highway driving, what are the benefits in terms of the handling for light to moderate driving?

 

 


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Posted 11 February 2016 - 08:29 PM

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Hahahaha i thought the spec that PML brought in was quite okay?

The only thing i would change is the infotainment screen. They only give 6inch..

Got automatic tailgate and extra interior lights

Yeah, it is already 2016. How low spec can cars be now? The competition is fierce and many options are now becoming standard to attract and retain buyers. Of course there are the premium options like adaptive dampening and 360 views etc. But then I'm not expecting those in this model range.

To me, the basic must haves are: comfort access, electric seats, bluetooth handsfree, reverse camera and parking sensors, folding side mirrors, and maybe cruise control and auto tailgate.

So the new x1 is missing some of the items in my list?

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Posted 11 February 2016 - 08:32 PM

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I think all the functions you listed all have. Maybe except for cruise control. Not sure have or not.

 

From all the reviews that i see, they seem to suggest that the ride is very crashy and uncomfortable. Any x1-ers here?



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Posted 11 February 2016 - 09:20 PM

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Yeah, it is already 2016. How low spec can cars be now? The competition is fierce and many options are now becoming standard to attract and retain buyers. Of course there are the premium options like adaptive dampening and 360 views etc. But then I'm not expecting those in this model range.

To me, the basic must haves are: comfort access, electric seats, bluetooth handsfree, reverse camera and parking sensors, folding side mirrors, and maybe cruise control and auto tailgate.

So the new x1 is missing some of the items in my list?


Those adaptive deepening is 1000 for a pair at stocklist. Haaa. I will settle for normal dampers.

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Posted 11 February 2016 - 09:40 PM

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X1 is really nice ... looks like a baby X5 but
no sport seat [thumbsdown]
small idrive [thumbsdown]
the rest are standard options

Edited by Wt_know, 11 February 2016 - 09:41 PM.


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Posted 11 February 2016 - 11:20 PM

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Even the speedometer.. They use the basic version. Same as mine in the 316i biz edition.

See liao abit sian

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Posted 11 February 2016 - 11:26 PM

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yalor ... now 2016 already ...
bmw instrument cluster should come with at least 6WA (full black panel)
6WB - can be option or stock for higher model

Even the speedometer.. They use the basic version. Same as mine in the 316i biz edition.

See liao abit sian


Edited by Wt_know, 11 February 2016 - 11:28 PM.


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Posted 11 February 2016 - 11:31 PM

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6WB is for 5er and above right? The digital speedo showing speed etc.. And will turn red when change to sports mode. Niceee

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