Former Barcelona forward Luis Suarez who is seemingly under the radar and in the twilight of his career posted a picture on Instagram that included him and his wife alongside a car.
Suarez accompanied the post with the caption: “We can’t resist the NEW BMW X1 either 🙌🏼.
“And you, have you been to @grupoiesa to see the biggest release of the year?”
GRUPO IESA is one of the representative automotive groups in Brazil with dealerships of BMW, Motorrad, MINI, Volvo, BYD, Harley-Davidson, GWM, Ram, Jeep, Fiat, Nissan, Renault and Seminovos.
The 36-year-old posted a picture that featured his wife who goes by the name Sofia Balbi. She was born in Montevideo, into a rich family.
Luis Suarez and his darling began dating in Montevideo before the Balbi household moved to the city of Barcelona in 2003.
Sofia encouraged Suarez to start playing football professionally
Sofia Balbi was the one who adviced the former Ajax attacker to start playing football on a professional level.
She was born on the 11th of November, 1989 and at the tender age of 13 Sofia alongside her family had to move away from Uruguay.
They moved to Spain because of the nature of her father’s job who used to work in the banking sector.
The 34-year-old during her early years as a mother was a stay-at-home mom but currently she is a fulfilled entrepreneur.
In 2017, She and the wife of Lionel Messi, Antonella Roccuzzo partnered with designer Ricky Sarkany to open a branch of Sarkany shoe boutique on Barcelona’s Diagonal Street.
Luis Suarez and Sofia Balbi have three children together, their first child, a daughter christened Delfina was born in 2010.
The couple also has two sons, the first being Benjamin who was born in 2013 and the second being Lautaro, who was birthed in 2018.
Sofia Balbi has over 1.8 followers on Instagram and she rose to stardom after her marriage with the Uruguayan footballer.
The Specifications of the BMW X1 2023
The Length of the NEW BMW X1 is 4,500 mm and the Width without mirrors is 1,845 mm, it’s fuel type is Petrol. It additionally has a Transmission of 7-speed DCT automatic.
For the Drivetrain, it is FWD, the car owned by Luis Suarez has a Max. output of 136 hp / 100 kW while the Max. torque is 230 Nm.
For Acceleration 0-100 km/h (62 mph), it is 9.2s with a Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) of 6.3 – 7.0 l/100 km.
The beautiful BMW X1 car has 5 doors and 5 seats for amazing comfort.
The major features of the BMW X1 car recently acquired by Luis Suarez includes:
- Revised exterior design
- Longer, wider, taller body, with a longer wheelbase
- More powerful four-cylinder engine
- AWD is now standard (FWD option is gone)
- Seven-speed dual-clutch transmission replaces previous eight-speed automatic
- New components for front and rear axle promise improved agility
- Available adaptive M suspension
- Updated interior design with new BMW Curved Display
- Revised seats (both standard and optional sport seats)
- New tech features, including available Driving Assistant Professional
- New exterior colors include Blue Bay Lagoon, Cape York Green, Utah Orange, Space Silver, and BMW Individual Frozen Pure Grey.
What is the price of the BMW X1 2023?
The car owned by Suarez has a starting price of $39,100 but it could rise up to about $50,000 depending on the demand and supply of the market.
Luis Suarez currently plays for Brazilian side Gremio after joining on a free transfer from Uruguayan side Nacional.
He has scored 8 goals in 14 appearances for Gremio since arriving in January 2023.