BMW has officially introduced the 2 Series Active Tourer at the Geneva Motor Show 2014.
Designed to lock horns with the Mercedes-Benz B Class, the 2 Series Active Tourer was previewed by the Concept Active Tourer, and is a front-wheel hatchback. The car boasts of a forward-slanting kidney grille and twin circular headlights. Overall, it measures 4342 mm in length, 1800 mm in width and 1555 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2670 mm.
The Sport Line package includes high-gloss black accents, special air intakes and exclusive 16 or 17 inch alloy wheels. The BMW 2 Series also gets sport seats, high-gloss black trim and contrast stitching. The Luxury Line adds high-gloss chrome grille, a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, special seat upholstery and chrome accents.
The M Sport package on the car adds an aerodynamic body kit, a high-gloss black grille, a sport-tuned suspension (which reduces the ride height by 10 mm) and 17 or 18 inch light alloy wheels. The package also includes a M leather steering wheel, specially upholstered sports seats, an anthracite roof liner and M-branded door sill plates.
The interior features a driver-centric design with a “semi-command” seating position that “provides a better overview in complex driving situations.” The cabin features a folding front passenger seat, “electroplated-look” accents and a 40:20:40 split-folding rear seat. The model can also be equipped with a head up display and BMW Connected Drive Services & Apps.
When launched, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer with three different engines including:
- A 1.5-liter three pot petrol producing 136 HP and 220 Nm of torque
- A 2.0-liter four pot petrol producing 231 HP and 350 Nm of torque
- A 2.0-liter four pot diesel producing 150 HP and 330 Nm of torque
BMW will introduce three additional engines and an optional all-wheel drive system later.