Auto123 gets in a first drive of the reworked 2022 BMW 2 Series coupe.
Thermal, CA - The 2 Series is relatively new to BMW, having first seen the light of day in 2015. Since then, its variants have been renewed on a sequential basis, because the brand's wizards’ m.o. is generally to work on one version at a time. As if each model is a high-priority project, requiring an all-out commitment from the best minds.
Thus, the M2 is from 2017, the Gran Coupe variant from 2020 and the coupe from... now. Yessir, the 2-door gets a makeover for 2022. The model will be coming to us in the early months of next year, but good news, we had the opportunity to go test drive it at a BMW driving event put on by the automaker at its performance centre in Thermal, California.
Our first encounter with the new 2 Series 2-door was a bit of a speed date - we had other cars to test as well in the time we had, and there were several of us itching to get into the model. But short as it was, our speed date was also… intense. Read on.