Videos – Front wheel drive BMW 2 Series Active Tourer MPV detailed

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014 - 12:56pm IST

Ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month, BMW have released these videos detailing their new offering which has enthusiasts weeping.

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Built on the same UKL architecture used by the new Mini, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is a front wheel drive compact MPV set to challenge the likes of the Mercedes B Class and the VW Golf Sportsvan. At 4.34 meters in length, 1.8 meters in width and 1.55 meters in height, the Active Tourer with its flexible fold-flat seats gets 468 liters of boot space (can be expanded to 1,510 liters).

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Powering the car is a three-cylinder 1.5-liter turbocharged petrol engine which is capable of producing 136 hp and 220 Nm of torque. The same engine debuted on the new Mini, and promises European customers a fuel efficiency of 20.4 km/l.

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On higher variants of the Active Tourer, BMW offers four-cylinder, 2.0-liter petrol and diesel engines. The petrol motor outputs 231 hp and 350 Nm of torque, while the diesel produces 150 hp and 330 Nm of torque. A 6-speed manual gearbox is offered as standard on all variants.

See a full gallery of images of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

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One thought on “Videos – Front wheel drive BMW 2 Series Active Tourer MPV detailed

  1. Shreyas says:

    This car looks exactly like Merc B class!

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