What’s new?Name change apart, this 2 Series Convertible promises many improvements over its 1 Series predecessor. BMW’s new naming convention sees the 1 Series positioned as a sensible hatchback, while the new 2 Series family boasts an aspirational coupe and convertible pairing.
In drop-top guise the 2 Series is a little bigger than the old car in all the important areas. It also boasts a new, cleaner and more powerful engine line-up and an upmarket cabin layout and ambience to compliment the car’s more elegant and sophisticated exterior design.
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Compact premium convertibles are big business. They are hugely popular among buyers seeking an aspirational purchase that’s both affordable and practical. UK buyers, despite the prospect of iffy weather, are some of Europe’s most ardent ...