On October 11th, BMW officially unveiled the new generation of the BMW X2 and the all-electric iX2, both of which will be produced at the BMW Group's Regensburg plant and will debut at the 2023 Tokyo Motor Show and are expected to be launched globally in March 2024. As a reference, the official guiding price of brilliance BMW X2 in the domestic market is 28.58-332900 yuan. The new BMW X2 competitors will include Audi Q3 sedan cars, Mercedes-Benz GLAs and other models. It should be noted that the new BMW X2 will not be introduced into the Chinese market.
The new BMW X will also be powered by the fuel version and the pure electric version. In terms of appearance, the new BMW X2 uses the latest design language, the size of the irregular double-kidney grille has increased, and the edges in the details have become sharper, similar to the BMW XM. The new BMW X2 is equipped with the newly designed headlight group, and the internal LED light belt presents a more sturdy "C" shape. The main difference between X2 and iX2 is that the interior of the grille in front of the fuel version uses a horizontal trim, while the pure electric plate is a closed dotted decoration, and the front grille is also designed with light-emitting design, which is fully recognized after lighting.
As a sedan SUV, the new BMW X2 looks very dynamic with a slippery body structure and a smooth waistline design. The rear of the car uses a new shape, the overall outline is more compact, the duckling tail spoiler and double-sided exhaust layout to improve sports performance. In terms of size, the length, width and height of the new car are 4554/1844/1590mm and the wheelbase is 2692mm.
In terms of interior decoration, the new BMW X2 is similar to the new BMW X1, with a dual screen design with a full LCD dashboard connected to a multimedia display, and a built-in BMW's latest iDrive 9 system. Under the center console, there is a huge mobile phone wireless charging panel and two cup holders, and equipped with a lever-type electronic shift mechanism. In addition, the air conditioning outlet design of the new car is also unique, with an all-in-one shape in the center and a double-row penetrating design in the co-driver.
In terms of power, the new car will provide a variety of power combinations, among which the BMW iX2 xDrive30 will be driven by dual motors with a maximum output of 313 horsepower and a maximum torque of 494Nm. The BMW X2 M35i xDrive is equipped with a 2.0T turbocharged engine, with a maximum output of 300hp in the European version and 317hp in the United States and other regions. The BMW X2 sDrive20i is equipped with a 1.5T turbocharged engine with a 48V light hybrid system with a combined maximum output power of 170hp. The BMW X2 sDrive18d will use a four-cylinder diesel engine with a maximum output power of 150hp. In terms of transmission, the two models use a seven-speed double clutch gearbox.
It is understood that the BMW X2, which was officially launched in October 2019, is the seventh model introduced by BMW into China, and it is also the only BMW LOGO model sold by BMW in the whole series, which formed an entry-level SUV combination with the BMW X1 at that time. At present, the domestic BMW X2 on sale offers a total of four models with a price range of 28.89-332900 yuan. The car market competition includes Audi Q3 sedan cars, Mercedes-Benz GLAs and other models. The data show that BMW X2 sold a total of 12983 vehicles in the first three quarters of 2023.
Earlier, domestic media reported that the BMW X2 (F39) on sale in China had officially stopped production at the brilliance BMW plant in Shenyang on September 21, and no longer carried out local production, meaning that the BMW X2 was officially withdrawn from China. In addition to the BMW X2, the BMW 1-Series hatchback also announced the end of domestic production, or the entry-level model could not bring sales growth to BMW, which sold 14296 cars in the first three quarters of 2023.
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