Over the past couple of weeks, a few spy photos of the upcoming BMW 2 Series Coupe have surfaced. However, in all of the photos, the 2 Series test mules have all been heavily covered in camouflaged, so there really wasn’t too much to see in any of them. That said, there was enough there to get a good idea of what it might look like when it finally debuts and this new render shows off what is likely to be a relatively accurate portrayal of the production car. (We don’t own the render but it can be seen here)
Continue Reading Below
Up front, it gets the same new face as the one during a recent photo leak, which brings unique new headlights, a new grille design and entirely new taillights. In this render, it also takes the rest of the design language from the current 2 Series, so its overall shape and proportions are still good, but it does get some more modern BMW touches.
Out back, it gets new taillights and a gloss black lip spoiler, along with some rectangular exhaust tips, but the rest is from the current 2 Series Coupe, really.
If this render is any accurate, it shows a far more evolutionary change than a revolutionary one, compared to the last generation of 2 Series. Though, I think most fans would probably appreciate that, considering the radical state of BMW’s design language at the moment. The 4 Series is about as radical a change as it’s going to get, design-wise, and it’s about all BMW fans can take. So a bit of reservation is likely something that would be met with praise.
When it does debut, regardless of what happens on the outside, fans can expect a familiar recipe underneath the skin. The next-gen 2 Series will still sit on a rear-wheel drive architecture and one that’s better than the current 2er’s. It will also still get straight-six engines at the front and the next-gen BMW M2 will likely get a version of the M3’s S58 engine. So all will still be right with the world, in regards to the next-gen 2 Series.
[Source: Auto Express]