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2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe revealed, here early 2020

BMW has revealed the first-ever 2 Series Gran Coupe in full, ahead of its arrival in the first quarter of 2020. Based on the same front- and all-wheel drive platform as the Mini line-up and the new 1 Series hatchback, the 2 Series Gran Coupe is aimed at the Mercedes-Benz CLA and A-Class sedans...

2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased again

BMW has published more teaser images for the new 2 Series Gran Coupe this week on social media, ahead of an anticipated reveal at the Los Angeles motor show. The trio of pictures, posted on the company's Twitter profile, reveal the front, boot profile, and tail-light signature of the first-ever compact 'Gran Coupe' model...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2021 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer spied

The second-generation BMW 2 Series Active Tourer has been spied during pre-production testing. In terms of design, the 2 Series Active Tourer will again feature a tall body, a steeply angled bonnet, and raked-back front windscreen. In an interesting departure from BMW norms, the Active Tourer will have flagpole-style wing mirrors and looks as though it will also have old-school lift-up door handles...

2020 BMW M240i Coupe gets $74,900 drive-away offer

BMW Australia has announced a sharp drive-away deal for its M240i Coupe, which is now on sale from $74,900 drive-away. Previously listed at $79,100 before on-road costs, the promotional offer represents a $13,000 saving (based on Victorian metro pricing), while also bolstering appeal with more equipment than before...

2019 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied

The upcoming BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe has been snapped in testing, ahead of a reveal on July 24. Based on the same UKL platform as the 1 Series and Mini models, the 2 Series Gran Coupe is a style-focused rival to the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Based on the big wheels, big brakes and big air intakes at the front, we'd suggest this tester is an M235i xDrive model...

2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased

The new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe has been teased at the luxury automaker's annual press conference. BMW has confirmed the new 2 Series Gran Coupe will use the latest version of the company's front- and all-wheel drive architecture. The next-generation 1 Series hatch will ditch its current rear-wheel drive underpinnings for this platform too...

BMW, Mercedes-Benz discussing joint front-wheel drive platform

Thanks to rising development costs, greater market fragmentation, and the need to invest in both electric vehicles and self-driving car technology, automakers are increasingly coming together to share development costs and increase economies of scale. With that in mind, Harald Krüger, CEO of BMW, and Ola Källenius, CEO-in-waiting at Daimler, are said to be in wide-open collaboration talks between the sometimes bitter rivals...

BMW Australia initiates second phase of Takata recall - UPDATE

BMW Australia has announced it will be commencing the next phase of its Takata airbag recall work this month, detailing a staggered repair schedule over the coming year. UPDATE, 6/12/18: The contents of the table originally provided were inaccurate. We have updated the initiation schedule below...

2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied again

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe has been spied again, this time strutting its stuff in Germany. Although this prototype is wearing a similar level of camouflage to the vehicles spied earlier this year, our spy agency got up close and personal this time around. These test cars still have some false body panels around the sides, but are wearing production-ready exhaust tips, headlights, and tail-lights for the first time...