This new BMW 2 series Active Tourer will be available in the United Kingdom in September this year. This is going to be a long wait for all car enthusiasts as first look at this car is enough to make everybody love it. Price of this car is being announced to be lower than 23 thousand pounds although the exact price has not yet been declared. Still, going by BMW’s reputation it is safe to say that this car is going to be worth the price.
This is one of few front wheel drive car model from BMW in recent times. It is a great addition in the coupe range of BMW. This is a fresh change from all rear wheel drive models and is going to mark the beginning of a new line up. This is also a fresh change in the sense that it is a three cylinder engine. Three cylinder engines are pretty rare, or rather this is first three cylinder engine from BMW. This engine has a capacity of 1.5 liters and has good mileage.
This car uses the entry level steel platform. This gives a very solid base for this car. Dimensions of this car are also very promising. It is 4342 mm in length, and in height it is 1555 mm. Width of this car is 1800 mm. It is wider and taller than previous models, which shows that it is going to be more spacious. Also, the interior designing of this car is very comfortably designed. It uses extra space present to give more leg space and head space. Boot space of this car is 468 liters which increases to 1510 liters when the rear seats are folded.
A six speed manual gearbox is standard option in this car coupled with front wheel drive. However, there is going to be provision of all wheel drive along with an eight speed automatic transmission. Both of these options are very nice and different option might suit different people.
Start up range is going to include a 1.5 liter engine which will be capable of producing 134 bhp of power and 162 lb ft of torque. This will be followed by a 2 liter 4 cylinder engine which will be capable of 148 bhp and 243 lb ft of torque. Fuel economy of this car is going to be 68.9 miles per gallon.
There are going to be even more models with 2 liter 4 cylinder engine. This model is going to be more powerful producing 2227 bhp and 258 lb ft of torque. This car will be able to reach speed of 62 miles per hour in a time of just 6.8 secs.