In today’s day and age, the Internet has become the best place to advertise your products. It’s free, it’s got tremendous traffic, and communication travels so fast you can reach somebody from halfway across the world in a matter of seconds.
One car manufacturer that has taken advantage of the many booms the internet provides is BMW, and it has done so by invading social networking sites. That’s right. If you think Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and YouTube are just means of wasting time on-line; guess again.
BMW will bring the X1 SUV to the Frankfurt Motor Show, but for now we can only admire images of the small SUV. Looking identical to the X1 Concept, the production version will go on sale in Europe by the end of the year followed by sales in the North American market to begin in early 2011.
Placed below the X3 in the lineup, the BMW X1 will be powered by a wide range of engines, including a 2.0 Liter four cylinder making 143 HP or 170 HP and a 3.0 Liter straight-six pumping out 265 HP. The diesel line-up will include a 2.0 Liter 4 cylinder engine producing either 143 HP, 177 HP or 204 HP.
Continued after the jump with official images.