For some reason, BMW has decided the world needs a car between its X1 small crossover and its X3 Also-Small Crossover. So here’s another small crossover for when a small crossover and a small crossover just aren’t enough. It’s the BMW Concept X2, and it looks angry, like it wants you to die.

At the Paris Motor Show today, BMW showed off a design concept for its X2, a model which the brand plans to sell in the spring of 2018.

In typical BMW fashion, the press conference for the “Sport Activity Vehicle” included heavy use of words like: precise, dynamic, athletic, distinctive, focused, modern, striking— and other subjective words that could literally apply to any car ever made.

But hey, that had to fill the time with something.


They also had to fill the press release with something, so here’s the most generic phrase ever uttered by an executive about a car:

The BMW Concept X2 is a vehicle for active people looking for a combination of enjoyment and practicality.

Pretty insightful stuff, there, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design, Adrian van Hooydonk.


All kidding aside, the X2 looks pissed, and that’s not a bad thing in a crowded segment like this one. I’m all for anything that will make this thing more distinct, as it’s all but certain the X2 will share a platform and powertrains with its smaller X1.