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BMW 2 Series is ready for Active with FWD

The new BMW 2 Series Active sees BMW for the first time its portfolio to introduce front-wheel-drive and cylinder engines in the model Following on from the coupé as the member of the new BMW 2 Series range, the Tourer combines dynamism, elegance and practicality in one cleverly car.

All figures are provisional and not yet been officially confirmed. The fuel consumption figures been calculated as per the ECE test and may vary depending on driving and conditions.

Stylish design, cabin and innovative packaging

shouldn’t mean prosaic: the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is versatile it is also distinctively From the low-rise double grille, which is positioned than the headlights, a feature only found on BMW coupés, to the raked windscreen and clearly and sculpted bonnet, the BMW 2 Series Tourer has a low-slung, sporty

Balance, as always in a BMW, is key and the overhangs are classic BMW styling while the long wheelbase, profile, L-shaped rear crisp contours and eye-catching lines give the car great and athletic appearance.

The tailgate, its low sill and wide aperture, easy access to the load while vertical air-deflecting on either side of the rear along with a rear add style while contributing to aerodynamic efficiency. The dynamic is even carried over to the windscreen wiper, which at remains hidden inside the spoiler. The result is that the new BMW Active Tourer has a drag of just 0.26.

Despite the exterior dimensions, the interior is and surprisingly spacious, with seating for five people. A glass area ensures the is light and airy throughout – an further enhanced by the optional roof and by the A-pillar triangle both of which also all-round visibility.

The horizontally structured, layered of the instrument panel and door gives the interior an elegant, feel and emphasises the sense of At the same time the typical BMW design of the cockpit underlines the character of the new BMW 2 Series Active

Driver and front passenger enjoy a far higher seating than in a saloon giving all-round view as well as it easier to get in and out.


Despite the compact exterior the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer luxury-class legroom, particularly in the and a wealth of features for those active lifestyles, or needing to families.

The versatile luggage capacity can be enlarged from 468 to litres, with a flat floor, and the 40:20:40 split-folding backrest fitted as standard this model’s excellent practicality. Flexibility is further by a sliding rear seat, either knee room or space to be increased as required, and its can be adjusted to recline for the three seats or sat more upright for luggage space.

Access to the compartment is easy thanks to the broad, wide-opening tailgate, also features push automatic opening and closing, or the function where a quick of the foot sets it in motion.

One clever touch is the foldable floor that conceals a compartment with a handy tray. Lashing points and bag one on either side of the rear are further features which add to the of the boot space.

Handling: comfortable ride agile handling

For the first BMW has introduced front-wheel-drive into its range, but in order to do so, and retain the characteristics necessary in every one of its it chose to start with a sheet of paper.

The result is a state-of-the-art, front-wheel-drive system on the BMW 2 Active Tourer that comfort and agility – both key of customers in the segment, but rarely met in vehicles.

The chassis has been developed, with a long and wide track (2,670mm and a and rear track width of and 1,562mm respectively), reduced-friction system, a torsionally very lightweight body with overhangs, and a low centre of gravity.

At the of the chassis is the highly advanced spring-strut front axle. very stiff and with calibration, it offers excellent control, largely torque-steer-free and pliancy for excellent ride

The multi-link rear axle, has been newly developed and an important contribution to the excellent dynamics.

With the optional controlled dampers, the chassis can be adjusted to different driving with a choice of two different making for even further ride comfort and driving Optional Variable Sports and the introduction of M Sport models later in 2014 will add to the handling and character of the car.

Two new innovative three-cylinder petrol and diesel

The new BMW 2 Series Active has innovative all-new transverse perfectly matched to the space-efficient of the car.

The new BMW 218i Active Tourer is by an all-new three-cylinder engine. ultra-low-friction, all-aluminium core is part of a newly developed family comprising light high-performance and fuel-efficiency, equipped BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The is CO2 emissions of only 115g/km, yet power of 136hp.

With direct petrol injection, variable camshaft timing and the firing intervals of the three-cylinders, it is to precisely match the engine to varying power requirements. As a throttle response is sharp, and the develops large amounts of from only slightly idling. Peak torque of is reached at only 1,250rpm, and all the way until 4,300rpm.

Further of this lightweight, compact engine are its vibration characteristics. The amounts of engine roll are completely eliminated by a balancer while the combination of a dual-mass and a centrifugal pendulum absorber, in this power class, irregular running, ensuring even at the low end of the engine speed

Completing the two engine line-up at is a new four-cylinder diesel engine in the BMW Active Tourer.

Turbocharged and rail direct-injected, optimised with optimised efficiency see CO2 as low as 109g/km, power of 150hp and a torque of 330Nm.

A new diesel it has a friction-reduced core engine, thermodynamics and injection pressures of up to bar. This makes the a natural choice for all drivers who to combine dynamic power superior fuel efficiency. model, too, offers the benefits of a dual-mass flywheel centrifugal pendulum absorber.

In the UK, the 225i will go on sale xDrive four-wheel-drive from alongside further models: BMW 216d, 220d and 220d Active Tourer.

The standard transmission is a newly six-speed manual unit. in conjunction with the three-cylinder a six-speed automatic transmission can be

For the four-cylinder engine, a new eight-speed transmission has been developed, is specially adapted to take of the front-wheel-drive configuration and the transverse

All transmissions feature Auto while the automatic versions improve vehicle efficiency a coasting function.

BMW 2 Series Tourer in the UK

In addition to the entry version Sport, Luxury and M models will be offered in the UK. The model places the emphasis on the side, while the Luxury is all about elegance and exclusivity.

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November M Sport models provide a further way to lend an feel to both the exterior and of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer. An M package, M Sport suspension and M light-alloy wheels are complemented by an M steering wheel and specially sports seats.

EfficientDynamics in the new 2 Active Tourer

The use of high-tensile and multi-phase steels makes the BMW 2 Active Tourer stiffer, and lighter. Elsewhere, clever saving innovations have used: the bonnet is made of aluminium and weighs just kilograms, about 50 per cent than a conventionally produced

Apart from being a factor in the model’s exceptional dynamics, this lightweight is just one among many BMW technology elements.

These include the Auto Start-Stop Brake Energy Regeneration, Gearshift Indicator, on-demand of ancillary units and the integral Curtain, which uses two air inlets in the front bumper to the airstream along the front

BMW Connected Drive: clever for simpler, safer driving

The new BMW 2 Active Tourer comes a host of standard and optional that make driving and keep its occupants connected the outside world.

For the first in the segment, BMW will offer colour Head-Up Display available as part of the Media – Professional Plus). The information is on a screen that extends out the steering wheel and windscreen, drivers to view all key information having to divert their from the road.

The BMW 2 Series Tourer features the new Pedestrian with City Braking which significantly improves safety in urban environments. If the detects a pedestrian or a stationary it emits an audible and visible to warn the driver, and primes the If the driver fails to react, the acts autonomously to reduce speed.

The new Parking Assistant BMW improves parking comfort and At speeds below 22mph, Assistant helps the driver for appropriate parallel parking using ultrasound sensors on the and right-hand sides of the vehicle. The identifies parking spaces are around one metre longer the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

Via the electromechanical steering system, the Assistant takes charge of leaving the driver to focus on braking and switching between and reverse gears.

The new and even efficient bi-LED lights are for the dipped and main beam These lights are as bright as xenon systems with LED running light rings, but consume half as much LED technology is also used in the lights, which provide sideways illumination both making a turn and also cornering at speeds between 25 and

The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer in dealers on 27 September, 2014 and start from less £23,000 OTR.



The BMW Group is the leading premium of automobiles and motorcycles in the world its BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce As a global company, the BMW Group 28 production and assembly facilities in 13 and has a global sales network in than 140 countries.

In 2013, the BMW sold around 1.963 cars and 115,215 motorcycles The profit before tax for the financial 2012 was €7.82 billion on amounting to €76.85 billion. As of the December 2012, the BMW Group had a of 105,876 employees.

The success of the BMW has always been built on thinking and responsible action. The has therefore established ecological and sustainability throughout the value comprehensive product responsibility and a commitment to conserving resources as an part of its strategy.

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