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The BMW 1 Series Sedan finally makes its public debut at the 2016 Guangzhou Motor Show – Munich has released more details of its first front-wheel drive four-door, and has also provided more images to go with it.

Of course, we’ve already seen the exterior of the China-exclusive model, which appears to be an amalgamation of a shrunken F30 3 Series with the face of the 1 Series hatch. Up front, there are trapezoidal LED headlights flanking the iconic double kidney grille, while the triple air intakes low down is said to be inspired by BMW’s own M models.

Short overhangs, a long bonnet, the signature Hofmeister Kink in the C-pillar and the typical L-shaped tail lights mean that the 1 Series Sedan retains the traditional BMW sedan aesthetic somewhat, despite the change in drivetrain layout. Up to 10 colours are available, including Estoril Blue – hitherto an M Sport-only colour – and Luminous Gold.

The interior is reminiscent of other BMW models built on the front-drive UKL platform, including the 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer, as well as the X1. Like all these models, there is an electronic parking brake, while the rear seats can be folded 40:20:40 for extra luggage space.

Available features include 8.8-inch LED centre display (likely part of the BMW Navigation system Professional, as it is on other models), a full colour head-up display, a panoramic roof and Comfort Access keyless entry with a handsfree bootlid opening function. Safety-wise, there’s Lane Departure Warning, Collision Warning and Pedestrian Warning, among others.

The 1 Series Sedan will be offered with two turbocharged petrol engines and three power outputs. The 118i will be powered by a 1.5 litre three-cylinder mill producing 136 hp, while the 120i Luxury will receive a larger 2.0 litre four-pot with 192 hp. The range-topping 125i Sport gets the same engine, but boosted to 231 hp. All models will be available with either a six-speed manual gearbox or an eight-speed auto.