BMW has announced specs and pricing for the new 2 Series Gran Coupe range ahead of a local arrival in the first quarter of 2020.
At launch, the 2 Series Gran Coupe range will consist of the 218i and M235i xDrive, mirroring the new 1 Series line-up.
Priced from $47,990 plus on-road costs, the 218i is powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine developing 103kW and 220Nm. The torque is sent to the front axle through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission as standard. According to BMW, the 218i can run from 0-100km/h in 8.7 seconds.
Standard kit includes the M Sport package, 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and tail-lights, sports seats trimmed in cloth/Sensatec upholstery, BMW Live Cockpit Professional, a head-up display and wireless smartphone charging.
The M235i xDrive (priced from $69,990 plus on-roads) uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine producing 225kW and 450Nm. An eight-speed automatic sends power to the adaptive M xDrive all-wheel drive system. BMW says it can complete the 0-100km/h dash in 4.9 seconds.
Moving to the M235i xDrive adds M Sport Brakes, M Sport Steering, an M rear spoiler, 19-inch alloy wheels, BMW Digital Key, M Sport seats, Dakota leather trim, adaptive LED headlights, and a 16-speaker Harmon/Kardon surround sound system.
Scroll down for a full list of standard equipment.
2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe pricing (excludes on-road costs):
218i - $47,990
M235i xDrive - $69,990
BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe equipment highlights
218i Gran Coupe:
M Sport Package
M Sport multifunction leather steering wheel
Sport Seats, Cloth/Sensatec upholstery
BMW Individual headliner in Anthracite
18-inch M light alloy double-spoke wheels, style 819 M Bicolour
Driving Assistant, incl. Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning, Approach control Warning with city-braking intervention, Rear Cross-Traffic Warning, Rear Collision Prevention and Speed Limit Information
BMW Head-Up Display
Parking Assistant, incl. PDC (front and rear), Rear View Camera, Automatic Parking Assistant and Reversing Assistant
BMW Live Cockpit Professional featuring two 10.25-inch digital screens running OS7.0
Intelligent Personal Assistant
Connected Package Professional including Apple CarPlay plus Wireless Charging
Through-loading system
Storage Compartment Package
Lights Package incl. Ambient interior lighting and exterior BMW Logo projection on driver’s side
Interior trim finishers ‘Illuminated Boston’
LED headlights and tail-lights, LED fog lights, front
Stereo speaker system, 6 loudspeakers (100W)
M235i xDrive adds
M Sport Brakes
M Sport Steering
M rear spoiler
19-inch M Light Alloy Wheels 557 M Bicolour Cerium Grey matte
Comfort Access incl. BMW Digital Key
M Sport Seats for driver and front passenger with integrated headrests and improved lateral support
Leather ‘Dakota’ Upholstery
Electric Seat Adjustment incl. driver’s side seat memory function
Adaptive LED headlights incl. High Beam Assistant
Harman/Kardon surround sound system, 16 speakers (464W)
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