Tuesday, August 16

Paris Motor Show: BMW Concept X2 debuts. Breaks design code

BMW revealed the Concept X2 at the Paris Motor Show 2016. The Concept X2 is the new addition to the compact segment has a distinctive design that stands apart from that of the other X models. The concept draws on the BMW Group’s history of coupe-making. resulting in a compact concept exuding urban sporting appeal.

BMW Concept X2 (13)

The BMW Concept X2 combines the fast-moving body language and low-slung proportions of a coupe. The vehicle sports a sporty, low-to-the-road character with its large wheels, a long wheelbase, stretched roofline, short overhangs and heavily forward-slanting C-pillar.

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The kidneys turn the familiar trapezoidal shape of BMW grilles on its head and instead widen from top to bottom. The kidneys sits a little lower than the headlights, and the central air intake is closer to the road than the two outer intakes. This makes the centre of the car appear lower, underlining the dynamic verve of the front-end design.

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Other elements include squared-off wheel arches familiar from the car’s BMW X stablemates. In them sit large, 21-inchlight-alloy wheels.

BMW Concept X2 (11)

The rear of the BMW Concept X2 rounds off the exterior design in distinctive style with slim rear window and air-channelling spoiler. It has a powerful shoulder area, allowing it to highlight the car’s broad, muscular stance.

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The sharply drawn rear lights with familiar “L” shape frames the LED element as an illuminating 3-dimensional sculpture.

BMW Concept X2

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