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CHINA: BMW to launch 2-Series Active Tourer in 2016

By Dave Leggett | 4 November 2015

BMW plans to unveil 2-Series Active Tourer at the Guangzhou Auto Show, which is scheduled to be held in November.

The model, which is expected to be launched in China in early 2016, will be available in three variants - 216i, 218i and 220i. The 216i will be powered by a 113hp 1.5 turbo engine, the 218i will get a 151hp 1.5 turbo, and the 220i will come with a 214hp 2.0 turbo.

The 220i will be mated to a eight speed automatic transmission unit, while the 216i and 218i will get a six-speed automatic gearbox, all sending power to the front wheels, CarNewsChina reported.

Price of 2-Series Active Tourer, which is based on the BMW UKL2 platform, is expected to start from CNY180,000 (US$28,361).