The BMW 1 Series Active Tourer, the Bavarian Group presented at the Paris Salon for the first time a van in the model history of the company. Thus, the automaker closes the gaping hole in the model series and allows the new BMW 1 Series Active Tourer going to established competitors such as the VW Golf, Opel Astra Sports Tourer or the Mercedes-Benz B-Class. The 4.35-meter length of the new or used BMW 1 Series Active Tourer are only marginally larger than the "normal " 1er, however, measures the Van with 1.83 meters whopping 14 inches more, which particularly benefits the passengers. Biggest highlight of the BMW 1 Series Active Tourer is the glass-made vehicle roof. Besides the great view can darken the glass continuously, so that the climatic conditions can be regulated in strong sunlight. Another innovation is the hybrid drive of the BMW 1 Series Active Tourer : The combination of gasoline engine and electric motor gives the van a system output of 190 hp. About 200 km / h, the BMW 1 Series Active Tourer according to factory specifications with only 2.5 liters of gasoline can move more than 100 kilometers of track.