In the spring 2004 concern BMW AG introduced the long-awaited model of the 1st Series - the compact five-door hatchback of class C BMW 116i.
This is a great compact car that is created in its own style. Good appearance attracts many people. Wonderful subtle forms, excellent interior, soft chairs, sparkling lights will not leave anyone indifferent. In addition to the good appearance of the first series BMW designers have not left without attention speed performance of the car. Sports style of the car is obvious in n every detail of the design.
BMW 116i with an engine capacity of 1596 cubic centimeters has a capacity of 116 hp. The car accelerates up to a hundred kilometers per hour in 11 seconds, and top speed is 202 km / h.
Basic transactions with electronic \"stuffing\" of BMW 116i are made with a help of 6.5-inch display system i-Drive selector, which is located on the passenger side of the center tunnel. Despite the fact that the selector is (at first glance) far away from the driver there is no need to reach for it. Moreover, it is very convenient in use.
The interface of system is laid out in detail, allowing you quickly and easily change a lot of settings. Furthermore, they can be broken down into sections and assigned with special names, just in case the vehicle is used by more than one person. You can also control the \"music\" and get detailed information about your car, including details about the features of modes of Comfort, Sport and Eco Pro. Originally the car operates in Comfort with optimally balanced combination of softness and dynamics.
Mode Eco Pro works with Bavarian technology Efficient Dynamics, which is designed to save fuel. This is an incredibly complex system, which includes oil and fuel pumps that are working on special algorithms, energy recovery that charges the battery and powers the electrical system during deceleration when the revs drop, automatic Start / Stop system that is able to turn off the engine at traffic lights, and some other technologies. In Eco Pro mode all electrical equipment switches to the lowest level of energy consumption, and engine and transmission limit the possibility of sudden acceleration.