BMW_X2_M35i_frontBMW’s first ever M Performance model for the X2, tagged as the M35i, has been confirmed for the Australian market in 2019 and will be priced from $68,900 plus on-road costs.

The M35i is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine a generation up to 225kW and 450Nm driving through an eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission featuring gearshift paddles.

BMW claims the M35i will accelerate from zero to 100km/h in just 4.9 seconds.


BMW’s Intelligent xDrive system and front axle M Sport differential maximise front end grip and prevent torque steer.

Specifically-tuned M Sport suspension, M Sport brakes and exclusive 20-inch wheels are a major part of the package.

An on-sale date of the X2 M35i has yet to be announced, other than to say production of Australian models will begin in November 2018 production.


X2 sDrive18i: $46,900
X2 sDrive20i: $55,900
X2 xDrive20d: $59,900
X2 xDrive M35i: $68,900
Note: These prices do not include government or dealer delivery charges. Contact your local BMW dealer for drive-away prices.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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