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      03-26-2009, 10:42 AM   #1
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BMW Z2: gets the green light for 2012

Jalopnik source

According to German auto tabloid Autobild, BMW's given the green light to the long-brewing BMW Z2, a roadster based on the 1-series and even more compact than the Z4. Innovation through segmentation!

The latest dubiously necessary vehicle from BMW will take advantage of the BMW Project i platform, which denotes "innovative, intelligent, and inspired," it also means using the rear wheel drive 1-series platform to build a compact coupe and convertible around 2,200 lbs. Rumor has it the car will be available with a range of motivational units, including a gas engine, a hybrid drive and an all-electric system. We do know BMW has been putting cash into electrification technology, but we'd be surprised to see it debut in an entry level model first. Expect to see a concept version of the Z2 at the Frankfurt Motor Show and production targeted for 2012.


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