The BMW 128ti Highlights & Price




Design and driving dynamics of the BMW 1 Series 128ti.

Its striking appearance and technical details make the BMW 128ti a particularly sporty representative of the model range. Matching its striking model-specific design elements, its petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and the differential lock on the front axle ensure driving dynamics of the highest standard.

BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 three-quarter rear view driving
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 Side skirt with ti decal

Side skirt with ti decal.

The side skirt with red accent and the ti decal artfully emphasise the sporty look of the vehicle.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 18" M light alloy wheels Y-spoke style 553 M Bicolour with performance tyres

18" M light alloy wheels Y-spoke style 553 M Bicolour with performance tyres.

18" M light alloy wheels Y-spoke style 553 M Bicolour Orbit Grey metallic with performance tyres, gloss-lathed, wheel size 8J x 18 with 225/40 R18 tyres.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 Model designation

Model designation.

The 128ti designation on the rear is an indication of the vehicle's high driving dynamic potential.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 Interior design features

Interior design features.

The interior has a distinctly sporty and elegant atmosphere thanks to 128ti specific design features. This is guaranteed by details such as the M leather steering wheel with red contrast stitching, the exclusive sport seats with red accents, the matching exclusive floor mats with red edging and the embroidered ti logo on the centre armrest.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 M leather steering wheel with contrast stitching

M leather steering wheel with contrast stitching.

The M leather steering wheel with multifunction buttons, an M badge and an integrated driver-side airbag is featured in three-spoke design. With a steering wheel rim in leather 'Walknappa' Black with red contrast stitching and contoured thumb rests, it provides a direct, athletic steering experience.
BMW 1 Series F40 128ti 100% sDrive & Slip Differential

100% sDrive & Slip Differential.

Fitted as standard in the BMW 1 Series 128ti, the slip differential improves traction and driving stability of the vehicle when accelerating out of bends, at high cornering speeds and on different road surfaces by distributing the driving force between the front wheels to match the situation. Self-assured and dynamic driving characteristics are the result.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 BMW 128ti engine

BMW 128ti engine.

A compact athlete conveying pure driving pleasure: The BMW TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder petrol engine in the BMW 128ti is powerful because it is equipped with new pistons, a larger turbocharger, optimised intake air routing and a flap-controlled exhaust system.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 M Sport suspension

M Sport suspension.

M Sport suspension lowers the vehicle by approximately ten millimetres. It also features shorter suspension springs and tighter, 128ti specific damper settings, as well as harder stabilisers. Combined together, they result in a more direct suspension design, which enables a distinctly sporty driving style.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 Steering


The steering with 128ti specific settings ensures a direct and agile steering response. The vehicle can be directed more precisely, offering highly athletic handling characteristics, particularly on winding roads.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 M Sport braking system, red high-gloss

M Sport braking system, red high-gloss.

The M Sport brake with multi-piston brake calipers in Red high-gloss and M designation delivers exceptional braking performance. Adapted to the vehicle's very high dynamic potential, it also allows an exceptional athletic driving style and excellent braking on wet surfaces.
BMW 1 Series 128ti F40 Air curtains

Air curtains.

The air curtains in Red underline the athletic character of the vehicle. The targeted airflow significantly reduces air turbulence in the wheel arches and ensures channelling of the air stream – thus reducing drag.


BMW 128ti specs.

Engine power* in kW (hp) at 1/min:

195 (265)/5,000-5,500

Engine torque (Nm) at 1/min:


Compression ratio: 


Top speed in km/h:


Acceleration 0–100 km/h in s:


G80 2020 Isle of Man Green metallic side view worm's-eye view

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Enjoy guaranteed peace of mind thanks to our complimentary BMW Comprehensive Insurance offer. From now until 30 June 2021, BMW South Africa is proud to bring you complimentary BMW Comprehensive Insurance for a year when you purchase your new BMW 128ti, online.

BMW 128ti Insurance Offer

Whether you’ll be financing with BMW Financial Services, buying your vehicle upfront or using other finance – you can still enjoy BMW Insurance that’s designed to keep your BMW in optimum condition on the road ahead. Simply find the vehicle of your dreams on, place your order and should you qualify* for complimentary BMW Comprehensive Insurance, your Finance and Insurance Manager will help you take the next step.
  • 1 year complimentary Insurance
  • All payment options qualify
BMW 128ti

Terms and Conditions:

*Insurance Offer Qualifying Criteria

Principal driver must be over the age of 30.
Named drivers must be over the age of 30.
Customers need to have at least 3 years of claim free insurance history (with proof).
All drivers must have their license for at least 3 years.
All insurance policies will be underwritten by an approved insurer.
The Comprehensive Cover period at agreed rate for the customer and paid for by BMW SA will be for the first 12 months following the sale of a new vehicle.
Vehicle must be purchased from (BMW Digital Sales Platform)
Basic Product offering with No Excess Buy Down.
The offer is only applicable to the sale of a new vehicle available for sale on DSP and only participating vehicles apply.
Offer available to all financed and non-financed customers.
BMW Insurance reserves the right to withdraw or amend this product at its discretion.
Insurance Policy

Basic Excess of R10 000 will be applicable.
Windscreen replacement excess of 20% of the claim, minimum R350 will apply.
Zero excess on windscreen chip repairs.
Additional Excess (To be applied cumulatively to the Basic Excess where applicable) In respect of claims within six months of inception of the policy: Additional R5 000 excess will be applicable.
Failure to produce written proof of stated CFG (Claim Free Group) within six weeks of inception of this policy will result in an adjustment to the customer’s premium.
In the event of a claim whilst this proof is outstanding: Additional excess of R2 500 will be applicable.

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BMW Complimentary Insurance offer supported by PSG Wealth Financial Planning (Pty) Ltd., valid for the first 12 months from the date of purchase of the vehicle. PSG Insure Short-term Administration, a division of PSG Wealth Financial Planning (Pty) Ltd. is appointed as the Administrator of the above-mentioned short-term insurance policy offer. FSP 728. Policies will be underwritten by Santam Limited, a Registered Insurer and authorised financial services provider (FSP 3416). BMW Complimentary Insurance Offer valid until 30 June 2021. Terms and conditions apply.

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