BMW Concept X1 Shows Paris Visitors BMW's Continued Crossover Obsession

BMW's latest — and smallest — new crossover concept is the BMW X1 » 10/03/08 12:40pm 10/03/08 12:40pm, seen here on the floor yesterday at the . It looks a little more robust in person than when we saw earlier in the week, but it's still hard to get excited about another crossover, particularly one that looks, and is bound to drive, like the…

Skateboarding Graffiti Artists Hype Up The BMW X1 Concept

The BMW X1 » 9/26/08 2:45pm 9/26/08 2:45pm has unfortunately been in the pipeline for some time now, and due to the inevitable fact that it's going to be a soft-roading small crossover, we've been trying to just ignore it. No longer. This new teaser video for the concept version of the BMW X1, to be released at the next month, itself just a teaser…

2010 BMW X1 Cute-UV Caught Covered With Nauseating Camo

Underneath the Bavarians' now signature swirly camo is the 2010 BMW X1. Expect most of the 1-Series' engine range to be available on the X1, connected to BMW's X-Drive AWD drivetrain — which should make it an able handler. Apparently, there are plenty of people BMW thinks want one, as production is expected to top… » 7/10/08 1:00pm 7/10/08 1:00pm

Autobild Speculates On Upcoming BMW X3, X1

Autobild, our favorite German tabloid of a car rag, has gone on another speculation spree, and this time it's related to the new 2009 BMW X3 and first 2010 BMW X1. The pending refresh of the compact SUV will come just in time to duke it out with new offerings in the form of the Mercedes Benz GLK and Audi Q5. But what… » 6/05/08 11:20am 6/05/08 11:20am

Soueast X1 Hybrid GT Looks Sharp, But Where Do You Plug It In?

As with many western auto shows, the Beijing Motor Show has become obsessed with hybrid concept cars. Though most of these hybrids are sedans or MPV's, automaker Soueast decided to go with a squashed GT sports car. The result is the X1 Plug-in HEV, which looks rather sharp and manages to be almost a modern… » 4/28/08 10:20am 4/28/08 10:20am

It's a European Thing: BMW's Compact SUVs to Be Built in Continent

BMW's Norbert Reithofer's scheme for two new compact SUVs — one for BMW, the other for Mini — assumes Europe will be the lil buggers' primary market. The upcoming BMW X1 will be built in a European plant, and the Mini offroader will be outsourced to a third party. Speculation is on production contractor Magna Steyr,… » 9/28/07 7:33am 9/28/07 7:33am