UK magazine What Car? and its readers are previewing the upcoming BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.

BMW wrote history at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show with the debut of their first front-wheel drive vehicle. Borrowing part of its name from the new 2 Series family, the 2 Series Active Tourer creates a whole new class of car and combines comfort and functionality of space with the signature BMW values of dynamic ability, style and elegance in the premium compact class.

The BMW 2 Series Active Toure maintains the typical BMW sporty presence and harmonious proportions. Measuring just 4,342 millimeters long (170.9 inches), 1,800 millimeters (70.8 inches) wide and 1,555 millimeters (61.2 inches) in height, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer offers similar inside space as larger X vehicles.

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The versatile luggage compartment, whose capacity can be enlarged from 468 to 1,510 liters.

BMW will offer the 2 Series Active Tourer with a front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configuration.