The updated BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer will be introduced in March 2018. Between 2014 to 2017, sales of BMW’s Sports Activity Tourer (SAT) exceeded 380,000 units where the biggest markets were Germany, China and the UK – 70% of which are new customers to the BMW brand.
Here’s all you need to know on the latest updates of the two BMW 2 Series models:
- It comes with a new front-end with a wide, single-piece air intake and a more striking grille. The back end comes with a newly designed rear apron with larger exhaust tailpipes.
- Two new exterior colours are available – Jucaro Beige and Sunset Orange – along with six new light-alloy designs ranging from 17 – 19-inch in sizes. The optional LED headlights, Adaptive LED headlights and LED fog lights have also been redesigned.
- In car updates include new seat covers – in cloth or leather – along with a new electronic selector lever for the seven-speed dual clutch and eight-speed Steptronic transmissions.
- The engines have been improved with enhancements on the crankshaft, heat management, valve train and turbocharging. The Active Tourer puts out between 109 hp to 231 hp while the Grand Tourer puts out between 109 hp to 192 hp.
- A seven-speed dual clutch Steptronic transmission is now available for the first time in the two models, along with an eight-speed Steptronic transmission and a six-speed manual.
- Driver assist systems include Active Cruise Control, Traffic Jam Assistant, which automatically keeps the car in its lane at up to 60 km/h (37 mph). Both systems are part of the optional Driving Assistant Plus package.
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
BMW 2 Series Grand Tourer