At the 2014 Leipzig Auto Show, BMW brought out the 218i Active Tourer in Alpine White. Painted in Alpine White, the 218i Active Tourer comes with a cloth interior and red stitching, giving the car a sportier look than in standard form.
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The BMW 218i shown in Leipzig is available with front-wheel drive, three-cylinder engine and the van typical high roof line. The 136 hp gasoline engine is already known from the F56 MINI Cooper and it’s sufficient to accelerate the car in 9.3 to 9.6 seconds from 0 to 100 km/hr.
Who wants more propulsion in the compact van can pick up the BMW 220d Active Tourer with 190-hp four-cylinder diesel or even the 231 hp BMW 225i Active Tourer with four-cylinder petrol engine. The two top models are also optionally available with xDrive and the extra traction of four driven wheels.
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.
The versatile luggage compartment, whose capacity can be enlarged from 468 to 1,510 liters.
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer comes with a wide range of exterior colors, such as Black Sapphire, Glacier Silver, Platinum Silver, Mineral White, Mineral Grey, Sparkling Brown, Flamenco Red Brilliant Effect, Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect, Atlantic Grey, Mediterranean Blue, Alpine White and Black.
While European customers will have the chance to buy the 2 Series Active Tourer this year, the U.S. market will have to wait until the second half of 2015.
Prices for the F45 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer start at 27,200 euros for the 218i.