BMW make known to the public the new M Performance version of the X2 crossover that will be going on sale in March 2019.
The German brand unveils the sporty version of the compact crossover which is employing M Performance features.
Called the X2 M35i, the model is fitted with a twin turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 301bhp and 450Nm of torque, and it comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission as well as an intelligent four-wheel drive system.
2019 BMW X2 M35i
With the transmission given M Performance tuning, the M35i can get from 0-60mph in 4.7 seconds and to ensure the optimum engine performance, BMW has fitted a new cooling system.
BMW’s performance arm has given this sporty version of the X2 M Sport suspension, an M Sport differential mounted on the front axle and M Sport braking system with dark blue callipers. An optional adaptive suspension system is also available.
A DAY INFO learnt that The German brand has altered the design to suit the performance, with a Cerium Grey paintjob alongside full HD headlights, additional air intakes, M Sport mirror caps, an M Sport rear spoiler, twin exhausts and 19-inch bicolour alloy wheels.
2019 BMW X2 M35i
Inside, the X2 M35i comes with the M Sport package that adds a leather steering wheel with shift paddles, optional sport seats and a choice of three different upholsteries, while BMW can also fit a head-up display alongside a digital instrument display and the standard-fit iDrive infotainment system.
Production starts in November this year, with pricing and specification to be announced closer to the March release date.