Report – BMW X2 Sport trademark registered


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Top-end variant could get a 6-cylinder petrol engine.

According to BMW Blog, the German brand is looking to trademark the name “X2 Sport” for a 3-door compact crossover that is expected to be announced in 2017.

BMW X4 at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show side
The design inspiration could come from the X4 pictured here.

Keeping the 3-door Evoque in its crosshairs, the BMW X2 Sport will be based on the brand’s new UKL platform, and its design will be inspired by the latest X4 and X6 crossovers. So you can expect a sloping roof, large kidney grilles, and sleeker headlights to help define the X2 Sport’s dynamic nature.

Under the hood, it will be powered by a range of 3-cylinder or 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. BMW might also add a 300 bhp inline 6-cylinder option for the top-of-the-range model as well as a plug-in hybrid variant. Since it’s based on the UKL platform, the lower variants will feature a front wheel drive system, while the top most variant will only feature BMW’s xDrive all-wheel-drive system.

BMW 2 Series M235i engine
BMW’s inline six petrol engine could make an appearance on the X2 Sport.

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In 2012, BMW had trademarked the “X2” name, suggesting that they might be working on a sportier crossover based on the X1, akin to the relationship between the X5 and X6. At first, it was rumored that the standard X2 will have 3-doors, but after BMW trademarked the “X2 Sport”, it seems likely that the X2 will fitted with 5 doors while the latter will be a 3-door model.

Competitor: Range Rover Evoque 3-door

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[Source – BMW Blog]

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