--
 
Readers respond to SA's lawless taxis

'Police need to be more visible', 'Where do these guys get their licenses?' Wheels24 readers respond to reckless minibus taxi drivers.

Most targeted cars, bakkies in SA

Crime stats reveal which vehicles are most targeted by criminals in SA. Your car or bakkie could be on the hit-list...

EXCLUSIVE: BMW’s Topless Two

2013-02-15 10:10

IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO: BMW’s 2 Series cabriolet (top) and coupe will make their global debut in 2014.

BERLIN, Germany - BMW will shuffle around its model line-up as it plans to add two numbers to its range – namely 2 and 4.

The 3 Series coupe and convertible will be sold as the 4 Series and the 1 Series coupe and convertible will become the 2 Series.

In 2012 our spies captured the new 4 Series undergoing testing. In 2013 they’ve managed to brave frigid conditions to bring us images of the 2 Series cabriolet and coupe.

XDRIVE SYSTEM FOR 2

The models will be based on the 1 Series from which it will borrow its technology and engine line-up. As for the design, BMW has promised to make its 2 Series a little sportier. The model will only receive four-cylinder engines for now.

The engine line-up will consist of a two-litre petrol tuned to 111kW, 131kW or 162kW. There’s also a two-litre turbocharged diesel capable of 160kW.

Engines will drive through either a six-speed manual or eight-speed auto. BMW’s xDrive system will be available as an option on the 2 Series.

The BMW 2 Series cabriolet and coupe is set to be unveiled in 2014.

BMW 2 SERIES COUPE GALLERY
BMW 2 SERIES CABRIOLET GALLERY
 
NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    cabriolet  |  new  |  spy  |  ride  |  coupe  |  bmw  |  model

Inside Wheels24

Here's how easy it is to hack a car

Car hacking is a phenomenon that's sending chills up motorists' and manufacturers' spines. Check out some of the most hackable vehicles.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.