The BMW X1 is a compact crossover manufactured since late 2009 after the world premiere at IAA in September 2009. This model available in
two-wheel drive (marketed as sDrive) and four-wheel drive (xDrive) versions. Until 2015 the X1 shared its rear-drive platform with MINI Countryman and BMW Active Tourer. But for 2016 model year it moved on another, front-wheel-drive base common for Mini Cooper and BMW 2 Series Tourers as well. For China, on local BMW Brilliance factory, the german company produces stretched version of X1 - Li.