Japan - BMW 116i Fashionista limited edition launched

06/09/2013 - 12:28 | ,   | Nithyanandh K

The BMW 116i Fashionista limited edition has been launched in Japan as a lifestyle product.

BMW 116i Fashionista - front
The chrome finished kidney grille and Y-Shaped alloy wheels differentiate the Fashionista variant from regular variants.

Limited to 490 units, the Fashionista gets a number of accessories to improve its style statement. The exterior of the Fashionista edition is differentiated by chrome finished slats in the kidney grille and 17-inch Y-shaped alloy wheels. The car is available in four exterior color options - Arupin White, Crimson Red, Deep Sea Blue and Mineral White.

BMW 116i Fashionista - side

The interior trim is made up of white acrylic, glass and Dakota Oyster leather upholstery with the Fashionista badge.

BMW 116i Fashionista - rear

In terms of equipment, the premium hatchback receives a servotronic steering which weighs down at parking speeds, rear parking camera, park distance control, a handsfree telephone, heated front seats, light package (ambient lighting), lane departure warning, collision control and cruise control.

BMW 116i Fashionista - interior
The interior gets Dakota Oyster leather upholstery with Fashionista badges.

The BMW 116i is powered by a 1.6-litre TwinPower turbocharged petrol engine that develops 136bhp. The motor comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.

The 116i Fashionista limited edition retails at 3.66 million Yen (around Rs. 24.22 lakhs). BMW claims that the additional equipment results in a benefit of 3,00,000 Yen (around 1.98 lakhs) to the customer.

The BMW 1 Series was just launched in India with the 116i being the entry level model. The car is priced from Rs. 20.9 lakhs (ex-showroom pan-India).

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