A new entry-level BMW 1-series model will enter production in November, carrying the 114d nameplate.
The 114d will carry a 1.6-litre version of BMW’s four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine, generating 94bhp and 173lb ft. Performance figures include a 0-62mph time of 12.2sec and a top speed of 115mph, combined with 65.7mpg combined fuel consumption and 112g/km CO2 emissions.
EfficientDynamics equipment is made standard for the 114d, including automatic start-stop function and regenerative braking. The new engine option is available to order for both three and five-door cars, with pricing yet to be confirmed.
In addition, both the 3-series saloon and Touring ranges will be bolstered by new engine options. The 3-series saloon gains a petrol EfficientDynamics model, the 320i, powered by a 168bhp 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol unit achieving 53.3mpg and 124g/km CO2. The saloon range also has a new entry point in the shape of the 316i variant, carrying a 134bhp version of the 1.6-litre turbocharged engine paired with a six-speed manual gearbox and priced from £22,850.