Asian Carmakers Corporation, the official importer of BMW automobiles in the country, has just launched the all new BMW 1 series.

The second generation 1 Series arrives as a 2nd generation model with a more mature style, a better balance between sport and comfort, improved functionality, numerous driver assistance systems and other advanced features.

“The premium compact BMW 1 Series is already synonymous with driving pleasure,” said Maricar Parco, ACC President. “Now, the All New BMW 1 Series offers state of the art engine and suspension technology, further improvements in fuel efficiency, significantly more space and an innovative range of features and equipment.”

The new BMW 1 Series comes in two distinct design packages with an urban line and a sport line. The car also gets a new range of engines with 4-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines with BMW's new TwinPower Turbosm a new 8-speed automatic transmission, EfficientDynamics technology including a start/stop system, Brake Energy Regeneration and ECO PRO for improved fuel consumption.

“The all new BMW 1 Series Sport Line and Urban Line is our response to the ever changing driving needs of our consumers,” continues Maricar Parco. “At BMW, we are dedicated to ensuring that our consumers experience sheer driving pleasure and now with the all new BMW 1 Series, there is a vehicle fit for their personalities and lifestyles.”

The 1 Series is available in 3 variants: the 116i (PhP 2,290,000), the 118d Urban Line (PhP 2,490,000) and the 118d Sport Line (PhP 2,690,000).