Earlier this year, BMW launched the second generation 1 Series. The rear-wheel drive F20 1 Series will continue to be positioned in the entry-level luxury premium market where it will compete with the offerings from Audi, the A3, and Mercedes-Benz with its A-Class.
The entry-level bimmer is being built at the Regensburg plant. Official pictures from the production lines show the painting, cathodic dip and body shop, along with assembly process of wheels, seats and doors.
At launch time, the F20 1er is offered in a variety of exterior colors: Black Sapphire, Alpine White, Crimson Red, Mineral Gray, Midnight Blue, Deep Sea blue, Glacier Silver, Mineral White, Liquid Blue, Valencia Orange. In the fall, the M Sport package becomes available and among the usual exterior and interior upgrades, will also include the historical Estoril Blue paint.
Today, BMW releases a new video showing the production process of the F20 1 Series.