BMW has published its new X2 SUV ahead of its public debut at the los angeles motor show in November-end. Placed between the entry-stage X1 and the larger X3 units, it is the sixth SUV in BMW’s world fleet and might be followed by way of a new flagship mannequin X7 in close future.
The brand new BMW X2 is expected to be launched in the global markets in the first quarter of 2018 whilst its India launch shall be scheduled after that. Within the Indian market, the crossover-sort SUV will compete with the likes of the range Rover Evoque.
The BMW X2 shares the UKL platform with the second-gen X1 and has the identical wheelbase but is 2 centimetres shorter and greater than seven centimetres lessen. The SUV’s exterior design combines the low-slung proportions of a coupe with the signature elements of a BMW X mannequin.
The kidney grille has continuously been an selecting characteristic of a BMW, nevertheless, its define is wider on the X2 and the high-gloss black grille extra presents a sharp distinction with the chrome encompass.
Ull-LED headlights are usual and include detailing just like the 3D Icon LED daytime driving mild and laser engraving. The wheels in sizes are to be had up to 20-inch, and there are ten different rim designs available as an choice, apart from the common v-spoke design.
The inner of the BMW X2 additionally shares a lot of factors with the X1, such because the instrument panel and the multifunction steering wheel. The cabin has been claimed to be driver-targeted, with not obligatory points including the eight.Eight-inch touchscreen iDrive display and a heads-up show are not obligatory extras.
The 5-seater SUV presents a luggage carrying capability of 470-litre which can be additional extended with the 40:20:40 cut up folding rear seats.
The new BMW X2 has been offered with choices of three turbocharged four-cylinder powertrains including a 190PS, 2.Zero-litre petrol with seven-speed twin-grasp automatic, a 190PS, 2.0-litre diesel with eight-velocity automatic and a variety-topping 231PS, 2.Zero-litre diesel with the eight-pace transmission.
The petrol engine is supplied with entrance-wheel force (FWD) while both the diesel choices include an all-wheel pressure (AWD) layout.
Within the international market, the BMW X2 has been provided in three trim stages – common, M activity and M recreation X — starting at £33,980 (round Rs 29.17 lakh). However, there is no word on what number of editions will arrive within the Indian market.