Some new spy shots of the X2 have recently surfaced and now – based on those photos – rendering artists have created new computer generated images. The X2 certainly shares some similarities with the X1, but looks a bit sportier in profile. It almost has a sort of “big hot hatch” look to it, much like the Mercedes-Benz GLA Class, a car that is actually cooler than it seems.
The X2 will separate itself from the X1 by having a higher rear belt line and smaller rear window as well as a more aggressively swept roofline. Otherwise, it does look striking similar to its younger brother, which isn’t surprising considering it shared platform.
Built on the same UKL platform as the X1, the upcoming BMW X2 will be front-wheel drive-based, but will likely only be available in all-wheel drive form in the US.
It’s likely that the X2 will have a slew of turbo three and four-cylinder engines, both petrol and diesel, worldwide, but the only engine coming ‘Stateside will likely be the same B48 2.0 liter engine in the X1.
This paired with the Aisin eight-speed automatic will actually allow the X2 to be a fun little crossover.
Photo Copyright Carscoops.com (used with permission)