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BMW 1 Series Shadow Edition on sale in Australia

Published : 16th November 2018


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1 month ago

BMW Australia has added extra value to its smallest car with the new 1 Series Shadow Edition. Based on the standard 118i and 125i models, the Shadow Edition adds extra standard equipment at no extra cost, and are available from $39,900 drive away (118i) or $49,900 drive away (125i).

At the same time, BMW has launched a new option package for 1 Series customers wanting more equipment in the form of the Style Plus Package, which costs $2,900. Both the Shadow Line Edition and cars with the Style Plus Package will arrive in dealerships from early 2019.

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“The BMW 1 Series remains a wonderful driver’s car in its segment,” said BMW Group Australia CEO, Vikram Pawah.

“These Shadow Editions provide an eye-catching silhouette, with product substance to back up the distinctive appearance.

“The team has worked hard to deliver these stylish vehicles at no additional cost to the consumer,” he said.

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Based on the standard equipment on both the 118i and 125i models, the Shadow Edition adds a number of previously optional equipment items, including 18-inch M alloy wheels in either Jet Black or a bi-colour finish, LED lighting, black exterior elements including the grille, headlight inserts, darkened tailights and black chrome tailpipes, deletion of the exterior badging and the M Aerodynamics package.

Inside, an M leather steering wheel, anthracite cloth trim on the 118i or Dakota leather on the 125i, wireless phone charging, a choice of aluminium or high-gloss black interior trim and sports front seats and and anthracite interior headliner – the last two are for the 118i – are added as standard.

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BMW Australia is also offering a new Style Plus Package for standard 118i and 125i models, which costs $2,900 and adds Dakota leather on the 118i and a Harman Kardon sound system for the 125i, as well as metallic paint and an electric sunroof.

BMW 1 Series Shadow Editions and the new Style Plus Package are available to order now, and will start hitting BMW dealerships in early 2019.

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BMW 1 Series Shadow Edition pricing (drive away):
– 118i Shadow Edition $39,900
– 125i Shadow Edition $49,900

Style Plus Package ($2,900): Dakota leather upholstery (118i only), electric glass sunroof, metallic paint and a Harman Kardon sound system (125i only).

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A facelifted M140i giving a clue as to what the darkened tailights of the Shadow Edition appear like.

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