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BMW 128ti 2021

The new BMW 128ti is a long way greater than an extra engine version in the BMW 1 Series range. It fills the space among the BMW 120i and BMW M135i xDrive and is located as an unfiltered using device at once underneath the all-wheel-force range-topping version. Market release will take region in November 2020, with expenses in Germany beginning at €41,574.79 (incl. 16% VAT).

Designed to supply quite enticing using pleasure

With its ein particular tuned M Sport suspension and Torsen limited-slip differential, the completely the front-wheel-force compact sports activities version has an unwavering attention on imparting quite enticing using pleasure. It is consequently geared toward a younger goal institution whose attractions are set on BMW's signature using pleasure. The BMW 128ti is powered through a engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo generation and 195 kW (265 hp), and brings distinct distinguishing capabilities to the outside and indoors. Sport tyres are to be had as a no-price choice for the 18-inch Y-spoke 553 M bi-shade light-alloy wheels (reserved completely for the BMW 128ti) and upload similarly depth to the auto's sporty using characteristics. So prepared, the brand new version gives a really sporty and driver-targeted dynamic profile to go together with a excessive degree of agility. Its robust and one-of-a-kind mindset makes the BMW 128ti an emotionally stirring device. Fleet-footed, direct and uncompromising, it's miles the precise automobile wherein to revel in unfiltered using pleasure.

A true "Turismo Internazionale". The man or woman profile of the BMW 128ti makes it the precise automobile to respire new lifestyles into a protracted way of life at BMW. Since the Sixties the "TI" (later "ti") badge has stood for "Turismo Internazionale", marking out mainly sporty individuals of a version range. The a hit records of the TI fashions started in 1963 with the BMW 1800 TI and reached its first important top withinside the shape of the 2-door BMW 2002 TI. This changed into the auto wherein destiny Formula 1 driver, Le Mans winner and DTM champion Hans-Joachim Stuck teamed up with Clemens Schickentanz to win the primary going for walks of the mythical Nürburgring 24-hour race lower back in 1970. In the overdue 1990s, the BMW three Series Compact - in BMW 323ti and BMW 325ti shape - epitomised the philosophy of the super-dynamic compact automobile.


The new BMW 128ti is primarily based totally at the M Sport version specification to be had for the BMW 1 Series. This way it has a one-of-a-kind the front apron with ein particular sculpted air intakes and the rear apron from the M Sport in High-gloss Black. The BMW 128ti underscores its standalone man or woman with putting colored accents. The unique covers for the outer air intakes carried over from the the front apron of the flagship BMW M135i xDrive and the trim for the Air Curtains (High-gloss Black some place else withinside the 1 Series range) are in a wearing crimson shade, just like the air vents exiting the rear wheel arches withinside the rear bumper. The facet skirt trim and "ti" badge positioned above it beforehand of the rear wheels are likewise crimson on examples of the BMW 128ti with Storm Bay metal, Mineral Grey metal, Sapphire Black metal or Alpine White paintwork. If the BMW 128ti is ordered with the Melbourne Red metal or Misano Blue metal finishes, the accents and "ti" badge (which could all be deleted, if desired) are available black.

Exclusive outside capabilities

The BMW 128ti has prolonged Shadowline trim with black BMW kidney grille and black reflect caps as preferred in Germany. The non-obligatory BMW Individual lighting Shadowline for the headlights creates a darker look, helped through the absence of numerous chrome trim elements. The window photograph surrounds characteristic BMW Individual High-gloss Shadowline trim. The "128ti" badge at the tailgate is in chrome, and the 2 exhaust tailpipes have a diameter of ninety millimetres and fascinating inserts. The BMW 128ti additionally comes with the 18-inch Y-spoke 553 M bi-shade light-alloy wheels designed completely for this version version.


The indoors of the BMW 128ti capabilities excessive-magnificence substances and extends the usage of crimson accents from the outside into the cabin. These accents create a formidable comparison in opposition to the sporty black headliner, for example. A big Race Red floor embellishes the backrests of the same old Sensatec/material recreation seats. A crimson "ti" is stitched into the centre armrest which - just like the different armrests, the door panels, the tool panel and ground mat edging - additionally capabilities crimson comparison sewing. The steerage wheel rim and airbag cowl of the same old M Sport steerage wheel additionally have crimson sewing. Customers who discover the crimson contrasts too conspicuous may have them deleted. Standard specification for the BMW 128ti additionally consists of the M footrest and M pedals with stainless-steel caps, the M door sill strips at the the front door openings, and M seat belts. The Boston version of the modern backlit trim strips has been selected, with Berlin, Brooklyn and Nizza to be had as alternatives.

Dakota leather-based and M recreation seats to be had as alternatives

The recreation seats also are to be had as an choice in perforated Dakota leather-based - in Black, in Black with blue accents (which additionally brings blue sewing for the tool panel) or in Magma Red with gray accents. If the latter is chosen, the comparison sewing at the tool panel additionally is available in gray, the centre console is protected with leather-based in Magma Red, the sewing and "ti" badge are in gray, and the ground mats have sewing withinside the BMW M colours (as they do while the black Dakota leather-based with blue accents is designated). M recreation seats with indispensable head restraints and extendable seat surfaces are to be had as an choice, both in Trigon/Sensatec upholstery in Black with unique BMW M piping and blue comparison sewing or - like the game seats - with Dakota leather-based in Magma Red or Black.

The idea for running the capabilities of the BMW 128ti the usage of the grouped manipulate clusters is targeted squarely at the driver. Access to the non-obligatory infotainment capabilities of BMW Operating System is thru a big show grouping, whose presentations have a diagonal of as much as 10.25 inches withinside the BMW Live Cockpit Professional. Gesture manipulate is likewise to be had, and a 9.2-inch BMW Head-Up Display may be designated as an choice. The load compartment has a potential of 380 litres, growing to 1,2 hundred litres with the rear seat bench folded. Electric tailgate operation is likewise a few of the gadgets at the alternatives list.

Chassis and using dynamics

The new BMW 128ti boasts a wealth of element upgrades and is to be had completely with M Sport suspension ein particular tuned to its one-of-a-kind man or woman. The new version brings a 10-millimetre lower in trip peak for a decrease centre of gravity and a sportier look. It additionally adopts the less attackable anti-roll bars and anti-roll bar mounts with excessive preload from the range-topping BMW M135i xDrive, in addition to stiffer springs and surprise absorbers which have been changed accordingly. The end result is even sharper using dynamics, helped through the decreased frame motion that includes the bespoke M Sport suspension. This combines with a version-unique steerage setup - exactly tailored to match this effective the front-wheel-force automobile - which has been designed to similarly lessen torque steer. Feel for the street floor isn't dwindled in any way, though. Add optimised the front axle elastokinematics to the equation and all of the components are in region to absolutely utilise the dynamic overall performance ability of the BMW 128ti. This is similarly facilitated through a weight saving of round eighty kilograms over the all-wheel-force BMW M135i xDrive.

Torsen limited-slip differential for advanced traction

The the front axle of the BMW 128ti is prepared as preferred with the identical Torsen limited-slip differential hired at the BMW M135i xDrive. With locking elements of 31 in line with cent while accelerating (BMW M135i xDrive: 36 in line with cent) and 26 in line with cent while decelerating, it's miles a really perfect answer for the engine output and the front-wheel-force idea of the BMW 128ti. As properly as growing traction, agility and balance, the limited-slip differential additionally offers the auto advanced cornering prowess. If the interior wheel loses grip at the same time as powering thru a bend and the driving force hurries up on the identical time, the limited-slip differential directs greater torque to the wheel with extra grip, thereby stopping wheel slip and improving traction and agility. When using at the overrun - all through a dynamic lane extrade for instance - the differential improves balance and cornering behaviour if a wheel rotates greater slowly (or is set to fasten up) through dispensing the torque to the wheels individually. This interprets into composed, dynamic dealing with mixed with superior using pleasure.

BMW Performance Control and ARB generation at paintings

The mechanical limited-slip differential is assisted in its assignment through some of digital manipulate systems. One machine that has been ein particular changed for the BMW 128ti is BMW Performance Control, whose "sharper" yaw second distribution boosts rear axle agility. ARB (near-actuator wheel slip limitation) generation is also on board, as it's miles on all fashions withinside the BMW 1 Series range. This newly advanced traction manipulate machine - that made its debut in combustion-engined editions of the 1 Series - capabilities a slip controller located at once withinside the engine manipulate unit instead of withinside the manipulate unit for the DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) machine, allowing ARB to paintings ten instances greater quickly. As a end result, now no longer handiest is operation smoother and greater sensitive, the machine also can make most use of the ability traction provided through special avenue surfaces. The ARB generation works in near tandem with DSC to seriously lessen electricity understeer - a standard downside of the front-wheel-force cars - with out the want for corrective inputs to stabilise lateral dynamics.

Standard M Sport brakes and recreation tyres at no greater price

As withinside the BMW M135i xDrive flagship version, the needful preventing electricity withinside the BMW 128ti is furnished through the same old M Sport brakes, whose callipers endure the M emblem on the the front axle and are painted crimson (a primary for a BMW 1 Series version). Aluminium four-piston monoblock constant callipers and 360 x 30-millimetre inner-vented discs are hired on the the front wheels, at the same time as floating callipers with inner-vented brake discs measuring three hundred x 20 millimetres may be observed on the rear. The M Sport brakes stand out with their elevated fade resistance and notable feel. The distinct 18-inch Y-spoke 553 M bi-shade light-alloy wheels equipped at the BMW 128ti may be designated with recreation tyres (Michelin Pilot Sport 4) in 225/forty R18 layout as a no-price choice. The 18-inch M Performance double-spoke 554 M cast wheel in Jet Black matt and the 19-inch double-spoke 552 M light-alloy object for 235/35 R19 tyres also are a few of the to be had alternatives.

Engine and powertrain

The engine withinside the BMW 128ti is an instantaneous offshoot of the BMW Group's maximum effective four-cylinder unit, which changed into advanced for fashions consisting of the BMW M135i xDrive (in which it develops 225 kW / 306 hp). The engine changed into changed with BMW TwinPower Turbo generation for the brand new compact sports activities version. It now produces 195 kW (265 hp) from its displacement throughout a rev band from 4,750 - 6,500 rpm. Peak torque of four hundred Nm (295 lb-ft) is to be had from 1,750 - 4,500 rpm. All of this means that the BMW 128ti dispatches the dash from zero to one hundred km/h (sixty two mph) in 6.1 seconds en direction to a ruled pinnacle velocity of 250 km/h (a hundred and fifty five mph). Despite those sporty overall performance figures, the 128ti burns simply 6.4 - 6.1 litres of gasoline in line with one hundred kilometres [44.1 - 46.3 mpg imp] and emits simply 148 - 139 grams of CO2 in line with kilometre. This allows it to fulfill the Euro 6d exhaust preferred. The preferred Active Sound Design (ASD) affords unique amplification of the real engine sound and adapts it judiciously to the man or woman of the BMW 128ti. This effects in a thrilling, richly wearing aural revel in for the driving force, with none boom in outside noise emissions.

Rapid tools modifications with the eight-velocity Steptronic Sport transmission

Like the range-topping BMW M135i xDrive, the BMW 128ti is equipped as preferred with the eight-velocity Steptronic Sport transmission. Shift consolation and acoustics had been similarly optimised in 2019 for the present day BMW 1 Series version range. Fast computerized tools modifications make sure the very best feasible tools is engaged in any respect instances, even at low avenue speeds. Shift paddles at the steerage wheel additionally permit the driving force to extrade tools manually at any time.

M Performance Parts

Customers can deliver their new BMW 128ti an excellent greater man or woman contact with add-ons from the distinct M Performance Parts range. As properly as improving the auto's sporty, dynamic outside styling, the Parts additionally do a useful task in phrases of light-weight production and aerodynamics. Playing a prime function right here is the widespread racing knowledge of BMW M GmbH, which has been channelled into the improvement of the M Performance Parts.

Sporty lightness to beautify aerodynamics and outside styling

Various light-weight elements in new carbon-fibre appearance and High-gloss Black additives similarly beautify the wearing look of the BMW 128ti. The M Performance Front splitter, the roof-part spoiler with air thru-float and the aero flics in High-gloss Black optimise aerodynamics, similarly boosting the dynamic abilities of the compact sports activities version. The identical is going for the rear diffuser in carbon fibre. All of those M Performance Parts were advanced in particular for the BMW 1 Series and tailored withinside the wind tunnel to paintings collectively perfectly. The notable carbon-fibre additives, which additionally encompass M Performance Exterior reflect caps, are made through hand with super skill. They are sealed with clean coat and given a excessive-gloss polished finish. Added to the to be had wheels are the 18-inch cast wheel Y-Spoke 711 M in Ferric Grey (appropriate for snow chains) and the 19-inch M Performance bi-shade light-alloy wheel Double-spoke 555 M with polished finish.

Motor recreation feeling withinside the indoors

The M Performance steerage wheel with said Alcantara gripping vicinity and big thumb rests brings similarly racing-automobile authenticity to the BMW 128ti indoors. As properly as being very agreeable to touch and imparting first rate grip, the crimson marking withinside the 12 o'clock role and the silver-gray hand cross-sewing additionally offer visible flourishes. The automobile's excessive-tech wearing man or woman may be expanded to nonetheless extra heights through the M Performance Steering wheel cowl in carbon fibre/Alcantara or carbon fibre/leather-based with M Performance lettering. 

Setting the seal at the racing atmosphere of the cockpit in appropriate fashion are the notable M Performance Shift paddles in carbon fibre for the eight-velocity Steptronic Sport transmission.