In the BMW lineup there will be a crossover-cabrioletMay 28, 2018
BMW is considering the possibility of producing a niche model – a cross-cabriolet based on one of the X-family cars. About this interview, Digital Trends was informed by the responsible for planning the product line of the brand Ralph Mahler.
According to the top manager, there is a demand for such models. “You see our current lineup,” – Mahler said. “Now there is no such car there, but I think this is a very interesting option.” In the case of running a cross-cabrio into the series, he will have to compete with the Range Rover Evoque Convertible.
Information that in the BMW lineup may appear crossover-cabriolet first appeared in January. According to the edition of Motor.es, the open version was to appear in the coupe-like X2. The leadership of the German concern positively assessed the chances of such a model on the market and referred to the experience of Jaguar Land Rover: the launch of the Evoque Convertible allowed the British to increase sales by 26 percent in 2015.
In February, another German automaker, Volkswagen, confirmed the release of a cross-carbriolet based on the T-Roc model. The car will be based on the concept car T-Cross Breeze, and its production will begin at the plant in Osnabruck not earlier than 2020.