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BMW 2 Series stock limited ahead of new model's arrival

Stock of the outgoing BMW 2 Series is drying up ahead of a new model's arrival, but its August sales were still strong.

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Stock of the outgoing BMW 2 Series is drying up, as BMW gears up for the new model’s arrival.

A BMW spokesperson has confirmed there’s only limited dealer stock left of the current 2er. In other words, once it’s gone it’s gone.

Stock is drying up for the performance-oriented M2 as well.

According to VFACTS, the outgoing 2 Series was Australia’s best-selling sports car under $80,000 in August – outselling the Nissan 370Z, Ford Mustang, and Mazda MX-5.

All the online material of the outgoing 2 Series has been deleted from the BMW Australia website, and has instead been replaced with the new model.

Fully revealed in July 2021, deliveries for the new G42-generation 2 Series will start in late 2021.

A convertible or full-fat M version hasn’t been revealed for the new-generation car.

The outgoing model starts at $56,990 before on-road costs for the 220i Luxury Line coupe and extends to $109,900 before on-roads for the twin-turbo inline-six M2 Competition.

As a spin-off of the BMW 1 Series, the 2 Series coupe and convertible first reached Australian shores in 2014.

The infamous M2 arrived a year later in 2015, powered by a turbocharged inline-six engine.

Competition and CS variants later received a reworked inline six-cylinder with more power and a more aggressive handling package.

The new, second-generation model will be offered in two trim levels – 220i and M240i – at launch.

The former is priced at $59,900 before on-road costs, the latter at $89,900 before on-roads.

Dealers are already taking orders for this model, and production in Mexico is currently underway.

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Jack Quick
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Jack Quick is an emerging automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Jack recently graduated from Deakin University and has previously competed in dance nationally. In his spare time, Jack likes to listen to hyperpop and play Forza Horizon.

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