The 2 Series from BMW is a small family car, which was constructed in many diverse body styles, such as coupe, convertible, and even as a Tourer. The model was introduced in the coupe body style as a substitute to the BMW 1 Series, and convertible body style as a substitute to BMW 1 Series Convertible. Now BMW has plans to release a redesigned version of the current model 2 Series for the model year 2018. Similar to its ancestors, the 2018 BMW 2 Series will also be released in both coupe and convertible body styles with minor tweaks in its interior, exterior, as well as in the Powertrain section.
2018 BMW 2 Series spy shots
2018 BMW 2 Series Redesign
The BMW 2 Series next generation should not come with too many modifications in its styling. However, there may be slight modifications in the front part of the vehicle to make it appear modern with more sports spirit. It is expected to come with an adaptable roof and the vehicle will be offered with a contemporary trim package, as well. Some of the notable changes, you can see on photos, include redesigned LED headlights, taillights, mist lights, and daytime running lights. Furthermore, it seems like this time the new BMW will have bigger alloy wheels, but we don’t know exact dimensions. The overall external style of the new 2 Series would be according to the most modern trends, similar to that of the new BMW 5 Series and the BMW 7 Series.
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New BMW 2 Series 2018 Interior
Unlike the exterior, the interior of the new 2018 BMW 2 Series next generation should be offered with a number of options. We don’t have the picture of the interior, but the cabin of the car will be slightly bigger(complaints from customers earlier) according to our source. There will plenty of leg space for backseat passengers, also high-end technology packages and infotainment system. We assume that new internal features available with the new 2 Series vehicle include electronic start/stop expertise, automatic temperature control, chrome accents, keyless access, anti-theft warning system, hands-free calling, Bluetooth connectivity, and voice commands.
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BMW is going to update the engine section of the 2018 model 2 Series with a more powerful engine with the intention of improving its performance and fuel economy. As a result, the 2018 230i comes equipped with a 2.0-liter power unit, which is tuned to produce the maximum power around 250 horsepower(est.). On the other hand, the 2018 M240i comes equipped with a 3.0-liter power unit, which is tuned to produce the maximum power of 335 horsepower. The 2018 model will have an eight-velocity sport-adjusted transmission system.
For the model year, the new model coupe will be offered with the front-wheel drive system as standard.
There is a rumor about performance BMW M2 CS model, it should have the 3.0-liter engine with more than 400 hp, however, we will find out soon.
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Base cost and the date of release
Although BMW has not yet confirmed the base cost and the date of release of its 2018 model 2 Series, it is expected that the new vehicle will be available for sale during inter 2017. Regarding the base cost, the coupe body style will be available at $33,400 and the convertible will be available at a starting price of $39,200.
2018 BMW 2 Series spy photos