From the launch color palette of the BMW X2 – Galvanic Gold, Misano Blue and Mediterranean Blue – the striking yellow is the one that stands out the most. And that very same color was spotted at the BMW Welt in Munich where the X2 went for a quick exhibit. Coupled with the beautiful Sunset Orange and Dark Olive, all the new paint options for the X2 come to emphasize its young spirit and hipsterish looks.
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Its new and fresh design is a departure from the typical X models, with plenty of new ideas and design cues. Among the new model’s defining styling elements is a fresh interpretation of the signature kidney grille and round fog lamps mounted high within its heavily structured front bumper. The X2 also features a long hood, a steeply raked windshield, a sleek greenhouse, and an aggressively styled rear end with horizontal taillights.
Powering the BMW X2 will be the typical suite of small four-cylinder engines, both petrol and diesel. So there will be a BMW X2 xDrive18i, xDrive20i, xDrive28i, xDrive20d and xDrive25d. Transmission options will be either a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Though, the one to have is the BMW X2 xDrive20i, as it comes with the most potent of petrol engines — a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder making 192 hp and 206 lb-ft of torque, with only the DCT gearbox available. BMW claims it can get from 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds.
The BMW X2 xDrive28i with 228 horsepower will be available in the US in Spring 2018 starting at $39,395.