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As is customary with these kind of launches, someone somewhere has leaked all the launch pics of the BMW X1 before the embargo was to break later this week.There ‘s not much to say that hasn ‘t been said about the X1. The E84 1 series based crossover is almost the same size as the current X3 on the exterior and has a little less interior and cargo room.

The X1 will launch with two base models the xDrive18i and xDrive18d. Additionally expect the xDrive20d (177hp), the xDrive23d (204hp) and finally the xDrive28i. All will launch with xDrive following within a year with rear wheel drive sDrive models.The US launch should happen late next year with different engine offerings.

Look for a full press release soon.