BMW revealed 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV
BMW has revealed an all-new 2 Series Active Tourer, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) the most popular second generation of a model in Europe. The new PHEV is completely renovated it’s exterior and also the interior to make it more stylish and aggressive. The new Active Tourer launches with a choice of diesel or mild-hybrid petrol engines in early 2022.
The BMW new Active Tourer will come with two plug-in hybrid options to replace the outgoing 225xe in the summer. They are equipped with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV specifications
If we look at its technical specifications, the new 225e xDrive and 230e xDrive Active Tourers will produce 241 and 321bhp and will be equipped with a larger 16.3 kWh (14.9 kWh net) battery pack and according to the WLTP test cycle, it can provide a range of up to 50 miles (80 km) of pure-electric range. Its charging is limited to just 7.4 kW and expects the pack to go from empty to full in under 2 hours and 30 minutes.
If we talk about its operation, the three-cylinder petrol engine powers the front wheels whereas an electric motor drives the rears for all-wheel-drive and an electric driving range of around 50 miles.
The BMW all-new 2 Series Active Tourer vehicle has a new model that is larger than the previous generation: 32mm longer, 24mm wider and 21mm higher. The cabin space is also increased which includes more headroom in the front and rear. The rear seats feature ISOFIX child-seat anchors and can be folded in a 40:20:40 split, which in the plug-in hybrid version expands boot space to 1,370 litres.
Available in three trim levels-Sport, Luxury & M Sport
It will be available in three trim levels-Sport, Luxury and M Sport. The sport features 17-inch alloy wheels, sports seats with cloth upholstery, LED headlights, a reversing camera and another kit. Meanwhile, Luxury gets upgraded 17-inch wheels, aluminium exterior trim, leather upholstery and heated front seats.
M Sport adds a redesigned front bumper, 18-inch alloy wheels, adaptive M suspension, adaptive LED headlights, folding exterior mirrors, heated sports seats with Alcantara upholstery, wireless smartphone charging and an upgraded instrument panel. The optional extras include a panoramic sunroof, 12-speaker Harman Kardon sound system and safety systems such as active cruise control with stop-go functionality for that maintained set speed.
BMW i Vision Amby and BMW i Vision Circular concept
The Prices for the new plug-in BMW 2 Series Active Tourer have yet to be announced. Last month BMW had unveiled an electric bicycle and a concept electric car, BMW i Vision Amby and BMW i Vision Circular concept respectively.
BMW CE-04 electric scooter
In July this year, the company had also announced that is going to unveil its new electric vehicle on July 7. The BMW new electric motorcycle is called as BMW CE-04 electric scooter. The company had released a short teaser video giving a glimpse of the scooter and its name. The electric scooter by BMW had been spotted carrying out test rides on public roads. The company has unveiled many interesting futuristic electric bike concepts in the past few years.
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