BMW: what's New for the spring of 2018

Munich, 22. January 2018

The spring is casting its shadow ahead, at least in the case of BMW. There so-called "model care measures have traditionally been held in the spring and autumn of each year". It is not a large-scale facelift, which change the look of the vehicles, but fine-tuning under the sheet metal. Also series equipment what BMW calls internally PUMA (product and measures management), as amended. In the spring of 2018 worth a closer look.

SCR catalytic Converter for Diesel

The most important measure relates to the Diesel BMW: 1er, 2er, 3er, 4er, and the X1 is now equipped with a standard SCR catalytic Converter with AdBlue injection. Thus, all series now have this technology. For the optimization of the emission behavior BMW uses in addition, as of March 2018 in addition, diesel models with a particulate filter. These are the 420i coupe and 430i coupe (also in the xDrive variant), the X1 sDrive18i and the BMW i8 coupe.

The new engine in the X3

What is there to report? X3-interested parties have an additional engine choice, the xDrive25d with 231 HP, eight-speed automatic and 500 Newton metres of torque. From April 2018, there is, in X3 M40i is standard and M-sport differential with a specific blocking effect on the rear axle. Since we are just the eight-speed automatic mentioned: it is from March all the variants of the 320d xDrive as standard. The same goes for the coupe versions of the 420i xDrive, 430i and 420d xDrive.

More 5-series-equipment

5-customers will get more standard equipment for your money Including 2018 Parking beepers front and rear, LED fog lights, an alarm system and a Wheel bolt that are starting in March. In addition, in a ratio of 40:20:40 folding rear backrest in the saloon. New in all BMW models, the "Remote Services". With them you can get a variety of vehicle information on your Smartphone, such as the location, the level of the tank. At the same time, the Ver, for example, the doors remotely possible to Unlock.(rh)