2017 BMW X2 Joining Paris Motor Show. The German automaker has officially confirmed that their new BMW X2 2017 is going to enter the Paris Motor Show event as a concept. This car is reported to offer more performance oriented and dynamic alternative to the X1 trim. It will go on sale during the second quarter of 2018. It should be a solution to many distressed BMW fans. Here is the detail on the new car concept.
2017 BMW X2 Specifications
Features, Exterior, and Interior reviews
#Updated September 30, 2016: Adding official pictures.
The first important part of this 2017 BMW X2 concept is on its platform. This car finally makes its debut and is planned to be build based on UKL platform. Which is the same platform used in X1 model. The entire overall design share similarities with the model as well. However, this concept will get the most adventurous and sporty design.
At the front fascia, this car gets large kidney grilles and a bonnet with a heavy profile, as found in X1 as well. The more dynamic touch is seen on its raked windscreen and lower roofline, which is the key element of its sporty styling. This car also receives unique shape of front fenders and swage line. In addition to it, its rear end gets tailgate in hatchback style. The interior spec should remain similar to the second generation of X1, but this one cabin has different size of luggage capacity and space.
Powertrain – BMW X2 2018
This 2017 BMW X2 is going to offer several options on petrol and diesel engine. In petrol engines, buyers will be available with turbocharged 2.0 liter in X2 xDrive 20i generating 189 bhp of power output. In the lineup, there will be one diesel engine with three variations of performance.
The diesel engine is turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. In X2 xDrive 18d, this engine generates 148 bhp of power output. In X2 xDrive 20d, this engine churns out 187 bhp of power output. Meanwhile, in X2 xDrive 25d, this engine produces 227 bhp of power output.
The engine will be paired with eight-speed of Aisin automatic transmission in standard, with BMW’s six-speed manual transmission available for the option in UK market only, not in the US. Driving configuration should be accessible in xDrive four-wheel drive configuration as standard in the US, with front-wheel drive configuration available as optional in European market only.
2017 BMW X2 Price and Release Date
Pricing on this new BMW X2 2018 concept hasn’t been specified yet so far. But, the starting price is expected around £30,000. However, BMW plans first to debut this concept during the upcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show event. It will go on sale during the second quarter of 2018.
For now, the entire specs seem interesting enough, and it should make an interesting alternative. However, we should also know that production version is often received changes too. Stay tuned to get the further update about 2018 BMW X2 development progress.
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