17 May 2021: New-generation BMW 2 Series officially teased, production to begin soon
BMW is working on the latest iteration of its 2 Series Coupe. In the latest development, the company has released teaser images of the car fully covered in camouflage.
The two-door model has entered the final phase of development with the company testing the drivetrain and suspension system under racetrack conditions.
The 2 Series Coupe is expected to come with a 6-cylinder petrol engine.
Exteriors: It is likely to feature a revised grille
The upcoming BMW 2 Series Coupe will feature an aggressive design with a sloping roofline, an updated two-piece kidney grille, and a sculpted bonnet.
For lighting, it is expected to house sleek LED headlights with integrated DRLs, LED fog lamps, and wrap-around LED DRLs.
On the sides, the vehicle will be flanked by blacked-out B-pillars as well as ORVMs and multi-spoke alloy wheels.
Fact: The M variant will get an 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission
The powertrain details of the BMW 2 Series Coupe are yet to be revealed. However, the M240i xDrive variant will pack an in-line, 6-cylinder turbocharged petrol motor which makes 374hp. The motor will be linked to an 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission and an all-wheel-drive system.
Interiors: Inside the cabin, a 10.25-inch touchscreen is expected
The new-generation BMW 2 Series Coupe is expected to offer a spacious cabin with a multifunctional steering wheel, 2-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, and cruise control.
The vehicle may also pack a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
For safety, it should offer multiple airbags, a rear-view camera, traction control, brake assist, and ABS with EBD.
Fact: BMW 2 Series Coupe: Expected pricing
The official pricing details of the next-generation BMW 2 Series Coupe will be announced at the time of its launch later this year. It should carry some premium over the outgoing model, which starts at $35,900 (roughly Rs. 26.3 lakh).
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