The company's smallest 'coupe SUV' unsurprisingly shares its plug-in hybrid drivetrain with the X1 xDrive25e.
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The rear of the BMW X2 xDrive25e has been unveiled ahead of the car's full global debut some time in 2020.

The X2 xDrive25e will use the same 162kW/385Nm all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid drivetrain as the closely related X1 model.

Under the bonnet there's a 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine making 92kW and 220Nm. It drives the front wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission.

At the other end is an electric motor rated at 70kW and 165Nm, which drives the rear wheels via a single-speed transmission.

The slightly lower and sportier X2 has a 0-100km/h time of 6.8 seconds, making it 0.1s faster than the more upright X1. It also has a 2km/h high top speed of 195km/h.

With a fully charged 10kWh lithium-ion battery, the X2 xDrive25e has an electric-only driving range of up to 57 kilometres according to the NEDC standard. In pure electric mode the X2 has a top speed of 135km/h.

The Save Battery mode aims to preserve the current battery or improve on it through regenerative braking, and allows drivers to squirrel away their emissions-free kilometres for inner-city areas, which may have restrictions in place for conventionally-powered vehicles.

Standard features, at least in Europe, include 17-inch alloy wheels and a dual-zone climate control system.