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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer : Three in four buyers will be new to the brand, says car maker

Three out of four buyers of the all-new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer will first-time BMW customers, according to the brand’s projections. Head of product management for BMW’s lower model range Frank Niederlander told Automotive News Europe the 2 Series Active Tourer compact MPV would predominantly attract people that had never owned a BMW before...

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer: Company adamant there's space for new MPV despite segment sales slump

The all-new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is set to go on sale in Australia in November, but it appears the company may be facing an uphill battle to sell it to potential buyers in an SUV-crazed market. The new 2 Series Active Tourer is best considered as a small MPV - a category of vehicle that has never hit any great sales heights in the local market - which is slated to be aimed squarely at the Mercedes-Benz B-Class...

BMW 228i Coupe here in September from $64,400

The new BMW 228i will slot neatly between the entry-level 2 Series Coupe variants and the flagship M235i when it launches in Australia in September. Priced from $64,400, the 228i Coupe will command a $13,900 and $11,900 premium over the 220i and 220d models respectively, and sneak in $16,000 beneath the high-performance six-cylinder M Performance model...

BMW 2 Series Convertible spied with minimal camouflage

These are the best pictures yet of the new-generation BMW 2 Series Convertible. CarAdvice's spies have caught the new small drop-top from BMW on the road in Munich, Germany, and while previous sneaky images of the new 2 Series Convertible showed almost every panel covered in camouflage, the latest batch give the best indication yet as to what the new car will look like...

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid caught testing

The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer has been spotted testing with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. CarAdvice's spies in Germany spotted the prototype model leaving a BMW compound with the brand's i3 electric/hybrid city car in tow, with the otherwise standard looking 2 Series Active Tourer model given away by "Hybrid Test Vehicle" stickers around the car...

BMW M235i xDrive Coupe announced, ruled out for Australia

The new BMW M235i xDrive Coupe will go on sale internationally within a few months, bringing all-wheel-drive traction to the sporty two-door line-up for the first time. The new BMW M235i xDrive retains the same 3...

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer M Sport revealed

Intended to make the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer more aggressive and sporting, the German car maker has released the first images of the M Sport pack that will be made available for its first-ever compact MPV. The luxury German car maker’s first-ever front-wheel-drive production model and first model to be powered by a three-cylinder engine, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer – which debuted earlier this month at the 2014 Geneva motor show – is due to arrive locally mid fourth quarter...

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer aims up at Mercedes-Benz B-Class

    We never thought we’d say this, but there’s about to be a luxury MPV battle, as the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer will shape up in a sales race against the Mercedes-Benz B-Class...

BMW 2 Series Convertible to be revealed late in 2014

An all-new BMW 2 Series Convertible is likely to be revealed by the end of the year. BMW is yet to confirm any such 2 Series Convertible variant, despite numerous reports claiming it exists and spy shots (namely the ones you see here) all but confirming it. BMW Australia product manager for 1 Series, 2 Series, 3 Series and 4 Series ranges, Christoph Priemel, suggested a new open-top model would be a logical addition...

BMW 2 Series Pricing and specifications

The all-new BMW 2 Series has launched in Australia, priced from $50,500 plus on-road costs. The new 2 Series is the replacement for the old 1 Series coupe, using the same platform as the latest 3 Series, but with a shorter wheelbase and track. BMW’s new two-door family is available from launch in three model grades: the entry-level petrol-powered 220i, the $52,500 220d, and the range-topping M235i high-performance model...

BMW M235i driverless drift video

BMW has released a video of its experimental automated driving system at work, including footage of a new 2 Series drifting without any driver input. The video of the BMW M235i coupe on track goes beyond showing the car safely driving itself in a contained manner, instead showing the prototype vehicle autonomously reacting to on-limit driving situations...