|BMW 2 Series (F45)|
|aka||BMW 2 Series|
|Body Style||5-door MPV|
|Length|| F45: 2,670 mm (105.1 in)
F46: 2,780 mm (109.4 in)
|Width||1,800 mm (70.9 in)|
|Height|| F45: 1,555 mm (61.2 in)
F46: 1,641 mm (64.6 in)
|Wheelbase|| F45: 2,670 mm (105.1 in)
F46: 2,780 mm (109.4 in)
|Similar|| Mini Hatch
Mini Countryman BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer
|Designer||Michael de Bono|
The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is a compact MPV produced by the German manufacturer BMW since 2014, and marketed as part of the 2 Series lineup. It is the first Front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout vehicle sold under BMW vehicle brand, designed to compete directly with the Mercedes-Benz B-Class.xDrive will be offered, as an option. The design is based on the BMW Concept Active Tourer, and is mechanically related to the MINI Countryman, also built by BMW.
Pre-production concepts Edit
BMW Concept Active Tourer (2012) Edit
BMW Active Tourer is a plug-in hybrid concept vehicle with 1.5-litre turbo 3-cylinder petrol engine derived from BMW 6-cylinder engines and a synchronous electric motor, lithium-ion battery, High Reflection Silver body colour, front-tilted BMW radiator grille, twin headlines with LED positioning lights (eyebrows) stretching far back into the side panels, multi-faceted front apron, integrated door openers, contrasted side sills with rising shadow line, 20-inch wheels, rear light clusters running well into the side panel, panorama sunroof with electronically adjustable brightness, 40:20:40-split rear backrests, centrally located vertical metal track is integrated in the back of the front seats, multifunction instrument display with 10.25-inch integrated screen, multicolour Head-Up Display with brightness automatically adapts to the light available, navigation system with 8-inch display, ECO PRO mode with coasting mode.
The vehicle was unveiled in 2012 Paris Motor Show, followed by 83rd Geneva International Motor Show 2013,Auto Shanghai 2013.
BMW Concept Active Tourer Outdoor (2013) Edit
It is a version of BMW Concept Active Tourer with transversely mounted 1.5-litre petrol engine with front-wheel drive, plug-in hybrid with electric motor, Gold Race Orange body colour, MoonWhite and MoonRock Grey interior leather upholstery, a carrier system for two bicycles (integrated into the interior).
The vehicle was unveiled in 2013 OutDoor in Friedrichshafen, followed by 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, followed by 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.
Initial release Edit
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer (F45) Edit
The vehicle was unveiled in 84th Geneva International Motor Show 2014,followed by 2014 Canadian International Auto Show, 13th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2014, 22nd Auto Mobil International Leipzig 2014.
Early models included 218i, 225i, 218d (150PS). 220d (190PS) was set to arrive in September 2014, followed by 220i (192PS) in November 2014.
Early UK models included 218i (136PS), 218d (143PS). From November 2014, M Sport specification (including 18-inch M Sport alloy wheels, Dakota leather upholstery, High-gloss Shadowline exterior trim, Aluminium hexagon interior trim, M Sport aerodynamic styling, M Sport suspension and M Sport interior styling enhancements) becomes available.
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer M Sport Package includes exclusive Estoril Blue body colour, M Aerodynamics package, M Sport suspension, 17 or 18-inch M light-alloy wheels, M leather steering wheel. The 225i Active Tourer with M Sport Package was unveiled in 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
Production at the BMW Brilliance plant in Shenyang, China started in Q1 of 2016 with the first sales recorded in March. The Chinese version has different engines: the 216i has a 1,499 cc (91.5 cu in) I3 single-scroll turbo with 115 PS (85 kW; 113 hp), the 218i has the same engine with 153 PS (113 kW; 151 hp), both mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox. The 220i has a 1,998 cc (121.9 cu in) I4 twin-scroll turbo with 217 PS (159 kW; 214 hp) and an eight speed automatic gearbox.
BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer (F46) Edit
The 2 Series Gran Tourer is a long-wheelbase, 7-seat version, released in June 2015.
|218i||2014–||1,499 cc (91.5 cu in) I3single-scroll turbo (B38A15M0)||136 PS (100 kW; 134 hp)@4500–6000, 220 N·m (162 lb·ft)@1250|
|220i||2014–||1,998 cc (121.9 cu in) I4twin-scroll turbo (B48B20)||192 PS (141 kW; 189 hp)@4700, 280 N·m (207 lb·ft)@1250|
|225i||2014–||1,998 cc (121.9 cu in) I4twin-scroll turbo (B48B20)||231 PS (170 kW; 228 hp)@4750–6000, 350 N·m (258 lb·ft)@1250|
|216d||2014–||1,496 cc (91.3 cu in) I3turbo (B37D15)||116 PS (85 kW; 114 hp)@4000, 270 N·m (199 lb·ft)@1750–2500|
|218d||2014–||1,995 cc (121.7 cu in)I4 turbo (B47D20)||150 PS (110 kW; 148 hp)@4000, 330 N·m (243 lb·ft)@1750–2500|
|220d||2014–||1,995 cc (121.7 cu in)I4 turbo (B47D20)||190 PS (140 kW; 187 hp)@4000, 400 N·m (295 lb·ft)@1750–2500|
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