Couple BMW!


Bavarian automaker showed a new compact sedan coupe.

BMW officially introduced a sedan 2 Series Gran Coupe, which replenished the range of «four-door coupe». The car is assembled on the front-wheel drive platform — exactly the one that underlies the 1 series models. It is expected that the main competitor of the novelty will be Mercedes-Benz Cla.

In the length of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe stretched at 4526 mm, in width — 1800, and in height — at 1420. The sedan wheel base is 2670 mm. Dimensions of the model, with the exception of length, are not too different from the sedan 1 series.

In the appearance of the novelties, notes are noticeable from the merchant sedan 8 series Gran Coupe, but more in common, of course, with 1 series models, and the interior completely copies the interior of the hatchback at all.

In the BMW 2 SERIES GRAN Coupe engines line, three power units are presented. Basova serves version 218i with a three-cylinder turbo engine 1.5, outstanding 140 hp and 220 nm. A pair with it is available to «mechanics» on six steps or a seven-speed «robot» with two clutches.

For those who need something «Ignorable» is offered a all-wheel drive version M235i xDrive with a two-liter turbine unit for 306 hp. (450 nm) and 8-speed «automatic». Separately for the US market will also be offered version 228i xDrive with a two-liter turbo engine at 231 hp

Diesel is still one — a 190-strong 2-liter engine with the same «automatic» by 8 speeds.

All modifications of BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe will be equipped with a multi-stage rear suspension. Adaptive suspension with controlled VDC shock absorbers is available for surcharge.

The official presentation of the novelty will take place in November at Motor Show in Los Angeles. The basic version of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe at the home market was estimated at 31,950 euros.