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      11-14-2017, 12:59 PM   #1
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In Person Look at BMW X2 in BMW Museum

The BMW X2 was spotted being brought into the BMW Museum for a private screening event last weekend.

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      11-14-2017, 02:34 PM   #2
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Looks nice! Have always liked the niche this vehicle fills
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Certainly better than the GLA but not quite a Macan competitor
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If you can stomach the awful colours.
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Certainly better than the GLA but not quite a Macan competitor
It's not even in the same World as Porsche, and the GLA45 will eat it for lunch.
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Certainly better than the GLA but not quite a Macan competitor
It is not in the same World as Porsche, and the GLA45 will eat it for lunch.
We know nothing about the x2 m and whether it'll play against a gla45
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If you can stomach the awful colours.
Right, hoping I won't see many galvanic gold or dark olive colors on the road. I think mineral gray, black sapphire, and Mediterranean blue will look pretty good
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Certainly better than the GLA but not quite a Macan competitor
It is not in the same World as Porsche, and the GLA45 will eat it for lunch.
We know nothing about the x2 m and whether it'll play against a gla45
X2M?

Now that's funny!

Mercedes will still crush them.
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X2M?

Now that's funny!

Mercedes will still crush them.
I think it's a given that it'll happen. It too will be 300 or more hp. I remember because I was initially excited it'd have an inline 6 but it'll be a boosted 4 like the Merc.

I'd forecast the cars will be pretty comparable. Assuming of course the X2 / M comes to fruition but I've seen elsewhere on this board, with a seemingly reliable source, that it will be.
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We know nothing about the x2 m and whether it'll play against a gla45
We know the one and only thing that matters: there will be no X2 M. The lineup will be topped off late next year by the X2 M35i with the new ~300hp B48.

For the second generation GLA, Mercedes is planning to add a new AMG-lite model below the GLA45 which will compete directly with BMW's X2 M35i. Audi is expected to add a ~300hp S Q3 for the next generation of their small SUV as well. They will also have a second generation RS Q3, and both it and the GLA45 will output 400hp+ and handily outperform their siblings sitting below. BMW will unfortunately be left out of that party.
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We know nothing about the x2 m and whether it'll play against a gla45
I don't know much about X2 class but it seems to be even smaller than Macan-class.

If Porsche happens to create a Macan Jr., that will be comparable.
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Has no one driven a GLA45? What a turd. Nearly no suspension travel, the transmission is comically bad and the motor is a mess unless it's floored. They also rattle like a ten year old convertible and have cheaper plastics than even a Mini derived BMW.

In no way am I saying that if an X2 M existed it would be any less stupid, but let's not pretend like the Mercedes is awesome and has revolutionized the awd soccer mom community.
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Looks nice! Have always liked the niche this vehicle fills
If you can stomach the awful colours.
You don't like urine yellow?
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Looks nice! Have always liked the niche this vehicle fills
If you can stomach the awful colours.
You don't like urine yellow?
Nasty.

Especially for a launch colour.
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BMW is trying to capture the Lexus crowd with this one...

Seems like a fun car nonetheless
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Hopefully they get rid of the "minivan" feel the x1 interior has.
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Has no one driven a GLA45? What a turd. Nearly no suspension travel, the transmission is comically bad and the motor is a mess unless it's floored. They also rattle like a ten year old convertible and have cheaper plastics than even a Mini derived BMW.

In no way am I saying that if an X2 M existed it would be any less stupid, but let's not pretend like the Mercedes is awesome and has revolutionized the awd soccer mom community.
It's fast as stink, makes a great daily in any weather conditions especially with winters.

Love to see Bimmer make a 4 banger anywhere close to what Mercedes does.
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Has no one driven a GLA45? What a turd. Nearly no suspension travel, the transmission is comically bad and the motor is a mess unless it's floored. They also rattle like a ten year old convertible and have cheaper plastics than even a Mini derived BMW.

In no way am I saying that if an X2 M existed it would be any less stupid, but let's not pretend like the Mercedes is awesome and has revolutionized the awd soccer mom community.
It is fast as stink and makes a great daily in any weather conditions especially with winters.

Love to see Bimmer make a 4 banger anywhere close to what Mercedes does.
Nothing an STI, Focus RS or Golf R doesn't do better, but yeah.
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Has no one driven a GLA45? What a turd. Nearly no suspension travel, the transmission is comically bad and the motor is a mess unless it's floored. They also rattle like a ten year old convertible and have cheaper plastics than even a Mini derived BMW.

In no way am I saying that if an X2 M existed it would be any less stupid, but let's not pretend like the Mercedes is awesome and has revolutionized the awd soccer mom community.
It is fast as stink and makes a great daily in any weather conditions especially with winters.

Love to see Bimmer make a 4 banger anywhere close to what Mercedes does.
Nothing an STI, Focus RS or Golf R doesn't do better, but yeah.
I am not driving a Ford a Subaru or a VW.

If I had to choose I'd probably go for the Ford and I'm not a Ford guy nor do I ever plan to be.
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Oh, didn't realize this was a brand discussion. Enjoy your fast taxi.
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Oh, didn't realize this was a brand discussion. Enjoy your fast taxi.
I don't own any of those cars you're smartness.
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