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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer to be pricier but better-equipped than Mercedes B-Class
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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer to be pricier but better-equipped than Mercedes B-Class

The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer will launch in Australia later this year with a higher price of entry than its Mercedes-Benz B-Class arch rival, but the Bavarian brand’s local arm says it will more than even the ledger with a substantial list of standard equipment from entry level...


BMW 2 Series Active Tourer : Three in four buyers will be new to the brand, says car maker
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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
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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 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid caught testing
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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 2 Series Active Tourer M Sport revealed
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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
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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 Active Tourer : front-wheel-drive luxury compact MPV revealed
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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer : front-wheel-drive luxury compact MPV revealed

The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer will become the luxury German car maker’s first-ever front-wheel-drive production model when it debuts at next month’s Geneva motor show. The 2 Series Active Tourer is also the brand’s first model to be powered by a three-cylinder engine and its first compact MPV – setting its sights firmly on stealing sales from Mercedes-Benz’s popular B-Class...