BMW X2 M35i xDrive mini SUV: Alan’s best BMW review ever!

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At the heart of the BMW X2 M35i lies a powerful version of the renowned ‘B48’ engine, the first high-performance four-cylinder engine since the iconic E30 M3’s S14 power unit.   The 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine produces 225kW and 450Nm of torque, accelerating from 0 to 100km/h in just 4.9 seconds.   The eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission has Launch Control and gearshift paddles for maximum control. Enhanced chassis harnesses performance.

To maximise the engine’s full potential, the BMW X2 M35i features specifically-tuned M Sport suspension that has been specifically adapted to the X2 M35i’s requirements. This works in harmony with the M Sport steering that creates an agile and precise driving experience.

The intelligent all-wheel-drive xDrive system has been coupled with the M Sport differential, a mechanical limited-slip differential fitted to the front axle to maximise front end grip and minimise torque steer.

The M Sport brakes, with characteristic blue callipers, deliver superior stopping power and are framed by the Double-spoke styled 20-inch light alloy wheels. BMW X2 M35i exterior design The specific M Aerodynamics package combines black high-gloss details with specific body trim components finished in the signature M Performance hue – Cerium Grey.

A low slung roof, powerful shoulder line, ‘tucked’ glass house and integrated rear spoiler structure the rear view of the car. Two specifically designed exhaust pipes finished in Cerium Grey, each measuring a considerable 100mm in diameter, commands on-road presence and exudes power.

Entering the cabin with Smart Entry/Start, the prominent ‘M35i’ adorned door sill finishers further set the sporty theme.  New M Sport seats, featuring integrated headrests and electric seat adjustment, come in a variety of upholsteries and offer superior lateral support for both driver and passenger.

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