BMW Concept Active Tourer to Join the 2 Series Line-Up in 2014

by Mark Jurista on June 28, 2013, 6:01 pm
BMW Concept Active Tourer

The first showing of the BMW Concept Active Tourer was at the Paris Motor Show and then once again it was shown off at the New York Auto Show. All this time we weren't exactly sure where this new model would land in the BMW line-up. Now, Auto Express has a source that tells them the BMW CAT (Concept Active Tourer) will wind up in the 2 Series Line-Up.

This does not make a ton of sense given the fact that the 2 Series should include coupe/convertible styles and the Active Tourer is scheduled to arrive with four doors - first with five seats and later with seven. Auto Express speculates that this may end up being called the 2 Series GT but it is just speculation at this point.

The Concept Active Tourer will be the first BMW to utilize a front wheel drive system and one of the first cars to use BMW's new modular 1.5-liter 3-cylinder turbocharged motors. The car was originally labeled a hybrid so we would expect to see a hybrid variant when official details get released from BMW in the coming months.

What do you think about the Concept Active Tourer? Would it sell in the United States?


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3 responses to BMW Concept Active Tourer to Join the 2 Series Line-Up in 2014

GeorgeBush234 commented:
June 30, 2013, 5:48 pm

1.5 liter hybrid what about the Sun.
SilverX3 commented:
July 1, 2013, 3:47 pm

BMW is following Hyundai and Toyota.... Models after models

Meh.... Boring
cwsqbm commented:
July 1, 2013, 5:46 pm

FWD? No thanks, I'll just buy a GTI or Focus if I want that.