BMW has officially pulled the wraps off the brand new 2-Series Active Tourer, ahead of its public debut, scheduled for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, next month.
The BMW 2-Series Active Tourer has been officially unveiled. The model in question is basically the production version of the Concept Active Tourer and it’s a front-wheel drive vehicle, measuring 4,342 mm in length, 1,800 mm in width and 1,555 mm in height, with a 2,670 mm long wheelbase. The BMW 2-Series Active Tourer is adding, with the Sport Line package, special air intakes, high gloss black accents, 16-inch or 17-inch alloy wheels, high gloss black trim, sport seats, contrast stitching and others.
Chose the Luxury Line and you will be getting the 16-inch or 17-inch alloy wheels, the high gloss chrome front grille, the special seat upholstery, leather wrapped steering wheel and some chrome accents. The M Sport package will be adding the 17-inch or 18-inch light alloy wheels, the sport tuned suspension system, which is reducing the ride height by 10 mm, the high gloss black grille, the aerodynamic body kit, M-branded door sill plates, special upholstered sport seats, M leather steering wheels and much more.
BMW says that the new 2-Series Active Tourer will be hitting the market with three different engines, in the 218i, 225i and 218d forms. The cheapest model, the 218i, will be getting a 1.5 liter three-cylinder petrol engine under its hood, with 136 HP (100 kW), 220 Nm (162 lb-ft) of torque or 230 Nm (169 lb-ft) with overboost. The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration will take 9.3 seconds and top speed will stand at 200 km/h (124 mph). The average fuel consumption will stand at 4.9L / 100 km (57.6 mpg UK) and the CO2 emissions will stop at 115 g/km.
Moving to the more expensive 225i we find out that this is getting a 2.0 liter four-cylinder petrol engine under its hood, producing 231 HP (170 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration will take 6.8 seconds and top speed will stand at 235 km/h (146 mph). Last but not least, the 218d is getting a 2.0 liter four-cylinder diesel engine, with 150 HP (110 kW) and 330 Nm (243 lb-ft) of torque. The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration is made in 8.9 seconds in this version and top speed stands at 205 km/h (127 mph). Later on, the 216d, 220d, 220i, 220d xDrive and 225i xDrive will be offered.
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