Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant has received a BMW X1 SUV from her friends Shelley Lather and Adil Khan Durrani. Rakhi Sawant shared the video on her Instagram account so we can hold the key to the new SUV while cutting her BMW-themed cake.
Rakhi’s BMW X1 is the first generation to be sold in India from 2010 to 2012 The SUV is finished in red It is powered by a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder petrol engine that produces a maximum of 150 hp and 200 Nm of peak torque. This is combined with an automated transmission. This engine is claimed to have 11.25 kmpl fuel efficiency. It could hit a ton in 10.4 seconds.
At that time the price of X1 started at Rs. 25.65 lakh ex-showroom. Rakhi Sawant X1 is the sDrive 18i variant which is the base variant. There were two more variants on offer. sDrive 20d and sDrive 20d were exclusive.
Rakhi Sawant is also the owner of Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Also, the new X1, Rakhi Sawant also owns the previous generation Baleno. He has been seen more than once in premium hatchbacks, finishing in the Baleno Fire Red color. This is the Zeta variant which sits below the top-end alpha variant. It is powered by a 1.2-liter K-Series petrol engine.
Maruti Suzuki launches new Baleno
Maruti Suzuki has recently launched the new generation Baleno. It looks very different from the model it replaces. The 2022 Baleno looks sporty because Maruti Suzuki is no longer using Curvy design elements. The interior has also been redesigned. It gets a new instrument cluster, new steering wheel, new dashboard and a new touchscreen infotainment system.
It also gets a new 1.2-liter dualjet VVT petrol engine that produces a maximum of 90 PS of power and 113 Nm of peak torque. It is offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox or 5-speed AMT. Maruti Suzuki will soon offer a CNG powertrain.
The new generation BMW X1
The first generation of the X1 had a mixed reaction because it didn’t stand on the road, the bonnet was unusually long and was originally considered a compact SUV. After several facelifts, the X1 has come a long way and is nice and interesting to look at. It now starts from Rs. 39.90 lakh ex-showroom and money goes up to 43.5 lakh ex-showroom.
Variants and engines
It is offered in two variants. Includes SportX, Tech Edition and xLine. The offer has two engines, petrol and diesel. Both have 2.0-liter displacement. The petrol engine produces 192 PS of maximum power and 280 Nm of peak torque. It is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Then there is the diesel engine that produces a maximum of 190 PS of power and 400 Nm of peak torque. It combines an 8-speed torque converter with an automatic transmission.
The BMW X1 directly competes with the Volvo XC40, Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA.