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2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe revealed: New compact coupe retains rear-wheel drive, straight-six power – UPDATE

UPDATE, 7 July 2021, 11:50am: BMW Australia has confirmed the 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe will launch in Australia in late 2021, with pricing and specifications to be announced closer to launch. Two variants will be offered at launch – the rear-wheel-drive 135kW/300Nm 220i and all-wheel-drive 285kW/500Nm M240i xDrive – with the rear-drive, 190kW/400Nm 230i to join the range in mid-2022...

2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe leaked ahead of Thursday's reveal – UPDATE: New images

UPDATE, 6 July 2021: New images of the 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe have surfaced courtesy of @wilcoblok, this time focusing on the coupe's rear end. Our original story continues below. 5 July 2021: This is it: say hello to the all-new 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe ahead of its official unveiling this Thursday, 8 July 2021...

2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe previewed: New coupe to retain rear-wheel-drive bias, small kidney grilles

The upcoming 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe has been previewed in a series of camouflaged photos overnight, ahead of a full reveal rumoured for July 2021. BMW claims its second-generation 2 Series two-door – set to enter production in August 2021 – "continues the tradition of the brand's particularly driver-oriented, compact and powerful two-door models", kicked off by the 2002 of the 1960s and 1970s...

2022 BMW 2 Series side profile spied undisguised with box arches, sharp lines

The upcoming 2022 BMW 2 Series' side profile has been spotted undisguised, ahead of its full debut in the coming months. A pair of images posted on the DeCoches blog present the 'G42' 2 Series side-on, revealing it will feature box-style front and rear wheel arches, a sharp body crease, a traditional Hofmeister window kink (unlike the larger 4 Series coupe), and flush door handles similar to those of the i4, iX and other upcoming BMW models...

BMW Australia introduces third round of price rises in eight months

BMW Australia has applied another round of price rises across its most popular models – some by as much as $6000 – representing the third increase since June 2020. The majority of BMWs in the pricing overhaul have gone up by $2000, while the smallest increase is $910, reserved for 1 Series and 2 Series models...

Video: 2022 BMW 2 Series caught testing in camouflage

The 2022 BMW 2 Series has been caught on video testing on a Californian highway by KindelTechAuto. BMW's small coupe was hidden behind heavy camouflage, with a number of fake pieces added to conceal the details of the new-generation 2 Series. The current model is one of the oldest vehicles in the German car maker's line-up, introduced in 2014 and now nearing (and living beyond) the end of its eight-year lifecycle...

The all-new models of 2020 – and how they're selling so far

The young up-starts, the fresh faces, the newcomers – whatever you want to call them, we've had a raft of new model arrivals in Australia over the course of 2020...

BMW raises prices for the second time in six months

Less than six months after prices increased by up to $5000 across the range, BMW has upped prices again. Buyers will need to dig deeper to purchase a 1 Series, 2 Series Gran Coupe, 3 Series, 5 Series, X3, X4, or X6. Smaller BMW models models see increases of $1000, while SUVs and 5 Series models have gone up by $2000...

Five underrated cars you might buy for a bargain price

New-car sales were down by 12.8 per cent in July compared to the same month last year. When looking at the figures on a year-to-date basis, this downward trend grows to 19.2 per cent in decline. You can read colleague Joshua Dowling's full July VFACTS report here, which goes through the nitty-gritty of the market in great detail...

2021 BMW 2 Series Coupé rendered: M245i - UPDATE

UPDATE: We've revised our renderings to more directly reflect the look of the silver car that leaked some time ago. What do you think of the design? July 16: Revealing new spy photos last week of the upcoming 2021 BMW 2 Series coupe gave fans their first look at the new model, but a number of details were still comprehensively camouflaged...

2021 BMW M135i xDrive Pure, M235i xDrive Pure announced at lower price

BMW has announced the addition of 2021 BMW M135i xDrive Pure and 2021 BMW M235i xDrive Pure models to its line-up. The new M Pure treatment gives buyers a bundle of standard equipment, but at a $5000 saving over the standard models. The BMW M135i xDrive Pure is priced at $63,990 plus on-road costs, while the BMW M235i xDrive Pure is priced at $67,990 plus on-road costs...