Tag: BMW 2-Series

BMW Announces European Range Updates Including New Engine Options

BMW has announced a host of updates for its range of European models coming into autumn on the Old Continent. One of the key updates made to the BMW family is the availability of five plug-in hybrid variants of the ever-popular 5-Series that now includes the BMW 545e xDrive Sedan, 530e Touring, and 530e xDrive […]

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2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe Takes To The Nürburgring For The First Time

The next-generation BMW 2 Series Coupe has made yet another public appearance, its first so far on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Our photographers spotted a prototype undergoing some high speed testing on the punishing track while looking totally in control. As you probably know by now, the second-generation 2 Series Coupe (codenamed G42) will remain a […]

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BMW USA Kills The M8 Coupe And Convertible For 2021, But They’ll Be Back

Last month, rumors suggested BMW was going to drop the M8 Coupe and Convertible in the United States. That has now come to pass as the automaker has officially confirmed the models are going away. BMW was coy on specifics, but said the “M8 Coupe and Convertible will not be imported for MY21, only the […]

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2021 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer: Engines, Technology & Everything Else We Know

In an honest world, BMW’s 2-Series Active Tourer won’t get your heart racing. Sure, it’s a reasonably premium compact minivan, but it’s more of a utility to carry around potting mix and meander off to the bowls club in. Politely speaking, it lacks that true rear-drive BMW spirit. Yet with that blue & white badging […]

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What If BMW Made This Scirocco-Style 1 Or 2 Series Shooting Brake? We’d Buy It Right Now, That’s What

How can a company like BMW be building cars like the good-looking 8-Series while at the same time producing the unattractive 7-Series and X7? It’s a question that’s been asked many times before, not just by us, and makes you wonder how good a new BMW could look if the company abandoned its fascination with […]

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2020 BMW M235i Gran Coupe Looks Composed As It Scythes Through The Apexes

It’s highly unlikely that we’ll get an M2 Gran Coupe, but BMW’s M division is working on something else that might excite you: the M235i xDrive. It packs a 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder with 301 HP and 332 lb-ft of torque from 1,750 to 4,500 rpm that is hooked up to an eight-speed automatic transmission. According […]

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Next-Gen M2 Coupe To Stick With Rear-Wheel Drive, Says BMW Product Manager

Rumors about the next-generation 2-Series Coupe and its range-topping M2 variant sticking to rear-wheel drive have been circulating online for the past few months but now we got confirmation from BMW’s 2-Series product manager Gernot Stuhl. Speaking to Autocar, Stuhl said that unlike the recently revealed UKL-based FWD 2-Series Gran Coupe, the next-generation Coupe models […]

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