BMW is now presenting the new leading model of the X2 series. The wide BMW double kidney grille of new BMW X2 M35i, attributes a surround in Cerium Grey for visual differentiation at initial glance. Likewise, the surrounds of the air cooling inlets and the exterior mirror caps are completed in Cerium Grey. The rear of the X2 M35i is characterised by the normal M rear spoiler and two specially created exhaust tailpipes, which also come in Cerium Grey.
The new BMW X2 M35i featuring a 225kW (306hp) four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine certainly sets new benchmarks above the prior versions. As the letter M in the kind designation clearly signalises, the new X2 M35i possesses the impressive dynamic handling qualities of an M Performance automobile. Behind this is but once more the BMW M GmbH, whose racing know-how flows into the improvement of all elements. The 2l TwinPower Turbo engine concealed below an M Performance cover is the really initial M Performance 4-cylinder engine and at the exact same time BMW’s most potent version. It delivers a fascinating maximum energy output of 225kW (306hp).
Maximum torque is an very potent 450Nm. To make certain that this sheer energy is securely transferred to the tarmac, the X2 M35i comes as normal with intelligent 4-wheel drive technologies xDrive in conjunction with the eight-speed Steptronic transmission such as Launch Control. The automatic transmission attributes certain M Performance tuning. Equipped in this way, the BMW X2 M35i is capable to accelerate from to 100kmph in just four.9 seconds. The required thermal stability of the engine is now ensured by a redesigned cooling method.
Being a standard M Performance automobile, the BMW X2 M35i attributes, in addition to a potent engine, also a M Sport suspension method that has been particularly tuned and adapted to match the car’s sporty character. A adaptive suspension providing two various manually adjustable modes and combining maximised sportiness and driving comfort is also optionally obtainable. A especially unique technical highlight, and also a premiere for an M Performance automobile, is the M Sport Differential installed in the front axle gear.
During extremely dynamic driving manoeuvres, this locking differential most efficiently reduces feasible traction losses on the front wheels. In addition, the braking method has been upgraded for use on the X2 M35i. The M Sport braking method with fixed callipers in Dark Blue metallic and 18-inch steel discs at the front (17-inch at the rear) guarantees regularly brief braking distances even below the highest loads.
With that, nevertheless, the M know-how is nonetheless far from getting exhausted. Steering and suspension have also each been adapted to match the overall performance of the drive method. For instance, thanks to a unique setup, the M sports steering conveys to the driver an impressively direct and precise steering really feel. Furthermore, the X2 M35i comes as normal with the M Sport suspension with a stiffer spring and damper setting as effectively as automobile lowering.
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