• BMW X2 heads BMW lineup

BMW X2 heads BMW lineup at Detroit

One year after the BMW X2 Concept appeared in Detroit, the all-new BMW X2 will make its world debut along with the 2019 BMW i8 Coupe at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Avatar By: Wheels.ca December 30, 2017
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Making its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the all-new BMW X2 is the latest addition to the BMW X family.

The first-ever BMW X2 has a distinctive exterior design that combines the fast-moving body language and low-slung proportions of a coupe with the robust construction of a BMW X model.

The cutting-edge 2.0-litre BMW TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine together with the 8-speed automatic transmission propel this emotional sports activity coupe from 0-60 mph in just 6.3 seconds, yielding 228 hp and a peak torque of 258 lb/ft.

BMW X2 heads BMW lineup

The 2019 BMW i8 Coupe also makes its world debut at the North American International Auto Show.

The enhanced hybrid 2+2 seater has increased power and range over its predecessor and has been the world’s best-selling hybrid sports car since 2014.

Using optimized BMW eDrive technology, and with hybrid-specific all-wheel drive, combustion engine driving the rear wheels and the electric motor driving the front wheels, the BMW i8 Coupe achieves 369 hp (12 hp more than its predecessor), a peak torque of 184 lb/ft, and accelerates from 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds (preliminary) with a top speed of 155 mph.

The lithium-ion battery, located centrally in the car’s underbody, and its cell capacity has been increased from 20-Ah to 34-Ah and a gross energy capacity from 7.1 to 11.6 kilowatt hours.

BMW X2 heads BMW lineup

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