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BMW to launch X2 crossover in India in 2019

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BMW to launch X2 crossover in India in 2019

08 Nov 2018: BMW to launch X2 crossover in India in 2019

As part of the company's plan to launch a slew of new models in India next year, BMW India will introduce the new X2 crossover in 2019.

The BMW X2, dubbed as a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV), is based on the UKL 2 platform.

Notably, the upcoming crossover retains the looks and features of the previous generation BMW X1.

Here's more about BMW X2.

Exteriors: BMW X2: At a glance

Up front, the BMW X2 sports the company's signature kidney grille with sharp J-shaped LED headlamps, a short bonnet, large frontal cut-outs for air intake, and flattened wheel arches.

Further, the crossover shape culminates into an angular tailgate where the rear houses LED taillights, a diffuser, and twin exhausts.

The BMW X2 comes with 18-inch alloy wheels as standard and 19-inch units as optional.

Interiors: Inside the cabin

Inside the cabin, there's an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that'll come with BMW's iDrive, and Apple CarPlay (Android Auto not confirmed as of now).

Moreover, a full Head-up display and automatic cruise control will be offered as optional.

The car will also come with a bunch of safety features including lane departure, speed limit, automatic high beams, and pedestrian collision warnings.

Engine and power: Under the hood

The BMW X2 will be offered in several engine options including the 2-liter petrol and diesel options, and a 1.5-liter three-cylinder petrol engine which BMW uses in its MINI range of cars.

Further, the crossover will come with the front-wheel-drive transmission system as standard and an all-wheel-drive transmission as optional.

In India, the upcoming X2 is expected to be priced at Rs. 45 lakh.