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2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review, For a nation that experiences such unpredictable weather, it might seem strange that UK motorists purchase so many open-top cars. However, while there are plenty of two-seat roadsters to choose from, the choice of small premium four-seat open-tops such as the BMW 2 Series Convertible is relatively small.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review, Just recently we saw shots of a “facelifted” BMW 2 Series Convertible prototype heading out for some testing, and now we’re looking at the convertible version which, coincidentally, is wearing the same little piece of camo. 2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review. Maybe even a few changes inside as our photographers have reported that there was some covering over the dashboard.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review
2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review

Word has it the engines that motivate the little cabrio that could even get an update, however you’ll want to take that with a grain of salt for now. The updated BMW 2 Series Convertible is expected to be revealed in late 2019 and go on sale for 2020 so there’s still a little while to wait before we get to see the few changes that come with the new model year. However, let’s take a closer look and see what’s going on with this prototype. There might be something interesting lurking in the finer details.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Engine

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review, Two engines, two transmissions, two powertrains, however no bad choices. The 2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible comes equipped with a turbo-4 or a turbo-6, a 8-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual, rear-or all-wheel drive. The BMW 2 Series Convertible is great everywhere, particularly the base engine. We give it a point for good engines, great transmissions, and great steering—and it only gets better.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Engine
2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Engine

In 230i models that we’ve tested, its power came on strong and stayed strong all the way through the powerband. Its chunky engine note, which is mostly due to its direct injection, was strangely endearing and the busy turbo-4 was competent and willing enough for us to reconsider our fierce loyalty to the old inline-6 that made us misty-eyed. The 230i models are quick, and when mated to a 8-speed automatic, they’re incredibly approachable. The 230i will run up to 60 mph in just over five seconds, yet the wall of thrust will make it feel faster. A new generation of drivers will feel the same way about the turbo-4 that us geezers have felt about the old “straight-6.” It’s just that great.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Exterior

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review, there’s no beating around the bush when it comes to BMW. Its refreshes are never anything to write home about, and that’s undoubtedly the case with the BMW 2 Series Convertible as well. As such, this will increase the space between the headlights and the grilles. BMW Review could select to include thicker trim around the grilles to make up for the extra space. Flanking the grilles are a new pair of headlights.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Exterior
2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Exterior

They maintain the same shape and size yet will feature a different layout that includes two half-hexagonal LED strips that surround the headlight modules inside. Down below, the fascia will carry over all the same, save for one little change. Those corner vents that house the round foglights have been changed a little. Again, it’s not much, however the extra air flow could indicate the need for additional engine bay cooling, which points to the possibility of powertrain upgrades… fingers crossed.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Interior

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review, Our photographers didn’t get any shots of the prototype’s interior yet said that the dash was covered up, which indicates that there is at least some change coming to the inside. Chances are this will be limited to an updated instrument cluster, however BMW may take things a little further and update the central vent layout. It will also get the new infotainment software that we’ve recently seen in the new BMW 5 Series that makes the system much more dynamic and easier to use.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Interior
2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Interior

It will also get that awesome 3D navigation setup that displays your surroundings to scale in real time it’s a pretty damn cool feature to have. Outside of this and potentially some new interior color options, there won’t be much else done to the inside as part of this refresh. 2019 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review. It’s possible that the seats could get a new stitching layout of something of that nature, however that would be the extent of it.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Release Date and Price

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review, At this point in time, the current BMW 2 Series Convertible starts out at $38,950 with RWD or $40,950 for the 230i in xDrive form. BMW doesn’t have a whole lot of room to play with pricing at this point, so don’t expect prices to increase by more than $500 across the board.

2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Release Date and Price
2020 BMW 2 Series Convertible Release Date and Price

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