Excellent BMW X2

The BMW X2 offers a firm ride and quick and taut steering, with minimal body movement.
The BMW X2 offers a firm ride and quick and taut steering, with minimal body movement.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG
The BMW X2 offers a firm ride and quick and taut steering, with minimal body movement.
The BMW X2 offers a firm ride and quick and taut steering, with minimal body movement.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG

BMW's latest crossover has a cool design matched with hot-hatch handling

Ever since it unveiled the X5 in the late 1990s, BMW has been trying to convince the world that its sport utility vehicles are different from the rest - that is, they are sporty and sexy.

Its strategy includes equipping occasional models with obscenely powerful (and thirsty) engines, and by insisting its cars are SAVs - sport activity vehicles - and not SUVs.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 24, 2018, with the headline 'Excellent X2'. Print Edition | Subscribe