Here are the very first pictures of the 2 Series Cabriolet which is due to a re branding of the 1 series Coupe, this follows on from the 3 series coupe being dubbed the 4 series.
The new BMW 2-Series will deliver dynamic handling, but will share its engine power units with the 1-Series.
This will be powered by a 1.6-liter Twin Power turbocharged four-cylinder petrol unit delivering around 180 HP and a revised 2.0 liter engine with an output of about 186 HP.
BMW is also considering a new 3.0-liter straight-six-cylinder turbo petrol engine that will deliver up to 350 HP and likely to be named the 330i but possibly there might be a 2 M Coupe on its way.
The new BMW 2-Series will debut as a coupe in 2013 and will be followed by the convertible version and a more powerful M2 version a few months later.