The BMW X2 is the latest crossover to come from Bavaria and it’s also the smallest and most youthful. It’s the car designed to bring in a younger, more active customer, one that might have a young family. While some enthusiasts bemoan the existence of another front-wheel drive BMW crossover, many young BMW enthusiasts are rejoicing the idea of another affordable yet exciting BMW. If you’re one of the latter, especially if you live in France, the X2 online configurator should provide a few minutes of fun.
I don’t know about you but I love car configurators. Maybe it’s because I like dreaming about what I’d buy if I could afford it or maybe it’s because I like procrastinating. Either way, it’s fun. This new BMW X2 configurator should do the same for young enthusiasts who are looking at the possibility of buying one.
There aren’t a lot of powertrain options for the X2, so you better like small four-cylinders. There are two diesel options and two petrol options. But the one to have is the BMW X2 xDrive20i, with its 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 192 hp. That’s the punchiest engine and likely the most fun. According to BMW, this engine helps the X2 get from 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds. That’s not blindingly quick but it should be enough to be fun.
Mated to that engine is a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox that routes power to all four wheels. Enthusiasts will scoff at the idea of it being front-drive-based but under 90 percent of driving circumstances, no one will be able to notice. Plus, BMW’s front-drive xDrive is great at routing power to the necessary axle. In fact, we expect the BMW X2 to be quite fun.
If you’re looking to buy a BMW X2 in France, this configurator will help you figure out how you want to spec your X2 before it even goes on sale. Plus, it will give you something to do at work while your boss isn’t looking…