The BMW 1 Series Sports Hatch receives updates to the model range in July 2017, including a redesigned interior. The BMW 1 Series starts from €325 per month for a 118i SE five door with BMW Select finance*. All new 1 Series models are also now fitted with the latest generation of BMW’s ID6 Navigation which features Live Tiles and enhanced graphics. On models fitted with Professional Navigation (as part of Professional Media package), the larger 8.8-inch display also features BMW Touch functionality and, with the optional Full Black panel display (standard on M140i models and the Professional Media package), the dials now feature a new Black optic display with 3D-effect dials. Servotronic steering is now fitted as standard. This adjusts the amount of steering assistance to suit the speed the car is travelling at, enhancing driver comfort at low speeds and improving vehicle stability at higher speeds.
The range of available colours has been increased, with the addition of Sunset Orange and Seaside Blue metallic paint, while a Cognac Dakota leather is now available as an interior trim. Enhancements include a completely redesigned dashboard with Sport and M Sport models, featuring a decorative stitching line that, along with new trims, adds to the premium feel of the cabin. Also contributing to an upgrade of the interior are Pearl chrome accents on the window switches, air vents, glove box handle and around the redesigned cup holders, which have a new sliding cover. The new 1 Series also features the latest indicator and wiper stalks, with revised functions and design, in line with the new BMW 5 and 7 Series models.
Now topping the trim levels is the new BMW M Sport Shadow Edition. This features all the specification from the popular M Sport Plus package (M Sport braking system, Harman Kardon loudspeakers, sun protection glass). Additional standard equipment includes cruise control, rear park distance control and extended lighting) along with a wide array of unique additional features. These include black kidney grilles, dark chrome tailpipe, 18-inch M light alloy wheels in Jet Black or Bi-Colour, darkened LED headlights and smoked rear lights. The five door BMW M Sport Shadow Edition 1 Series is priced at €298 per month or €1,480 over the SE (116d), prices start from €34,160 OTR (118i).