The second series is a compact small car the German company is one of the youngest in the line of BMW cars.
Was first introduced in 2013 and located in accordance with its room between cars 1 and 3 series.
Issue modifications to this class coupé launched in 2014. The new product has managed to gain a steady demand among buyers due to the following main advantages:
- sporty design;
- comfortable cabin;
- the presence of multiple powerful powertrains;
- significant dynamic characteristics;
- high reliability;
Among classmates, which competes in the coupe BMW 2-series include the following models:
- Mercedes CLA;
- Audi TT;
- Mini John Cooper Works;
- Subaru BRZ;
- Peugeot RCZ;
- Toyota GT86;
Given the increasing interest in compact cars in coupe and conducted updates of similar small cars by other manufacturers, BMW decided to develop the next generation Gran Coupe 2-Series 2021 model year.
The new Gran Coupe BMW 2-Series 2021 was presented as part of the Los Angeles Auto Show 2020, launched 22 Nov 2020.
On the first live photos of new items worth mentioning are the main features of the exterior of the updated Gran Coupe 2021:
- a long hood with large ribs forming;
- signature radiator grille, which has grown in size and received more than one other performance;
- massive lateral air intakes;
- round and protruding wheel arches;
- windshield with strong slope;
- exterior mirror for special aerodynamic fixtures;
- the sweeping lines of the front punch;
- sloping top roof line;
- a wide rear window;
- the swage line on the boot lid the form of a spoiler;
- the narrow rear lights;
- paired deflectors exhaust equipment integrated into the rear bumper.
Updated Gran Coupe has received a striking and graceful sporty design, emphasizing its dynamics, power and individuality.
The interior of the new BMW Gran Coupe 2-Series 2021 decorated in sports style and is characterized by ergonomics and high comfort. To achieve these settings are applied the following solutions:
- multifunction steering wheel in trehsetovom option;
- anatomical seat;
- digital instrument panel with a high anti-reflection visor;
- video Central console with touch screen multimedia complex;
- a large glove box;
- rectangular vents of HVAC equipment;
- the wide front tunnel control transmission.
The interior will be used the most quality materials:
- soft plastic;
- genuine leather;
- anti-wear fabric;
- shaggy floor covering;
- decorative inserts and borders of bright metal.
Technical parameters and equipment
The new model will get a wide range of powertrains, but at the initial stage of production become the main motors with the following specifications:
|Petrol||1.5 l||135 HP|
|Petrol||2.0 l||190 HP|
|Petrol||3.0 l||325 HP|
|Diesel||2.0 l||184 HP|
In the future, for the machine will be available and other motors. Also scheduled to release a hybrid version with electric motor at 87.0 forces, together with a gasoline engine producing 250 HP in the future, the planned production of the most charged version of the car under the designation M-Sport engine with 390 powers.
For aggregation with the specified power units (regardless of the type of drive) is a 6-speed manual gearbox or 8-speed robot.
When equipped with the car will be used a large number of modern and innovative systems and equipment. Among the most interesting solutions can be noted:
- complex care when driving, track layout, and road signs warning of lane changes and the possibility of hitting the obstacle and also possibility of automatic braking;
- active cruise control;
- brand projection display;
- a separate pointer speed limit on the dashboard;
- packet telephony wireless charging function;
- Parking controller;
- led optics and interior lighting that can change the brightness and color of the inside of the car;
- sports design steering Servotronic;
- camera for rear view;
- automatic climate control;
- remote control;
- the Concierge service;
- audio system with 12 speakers;
- outlet, 12 volt;
- washers for headlights high pressure;
- navigation system;
- signs of tire pressure;
- the electric adjustment for all seats;
- folding when Parking side mirrors;
- sun protection glazing;
- 18-inch alloy wheels with the original pattern.
A complete list of equipment and extra options, the company will present as you approach the production of a new coupe.
Price and start of sales
The German company plans to begin mass production of a new model in early 2021, with initial sales will begin in Germany. The car will come to Russian dealers of BMW at the end of 2020. The official sites are already taking preorders. Price new Gran Coupe 2-Series 2021 in the basic version will start from 2.0 million.
See also the first review of the BMW 2-series Gran Coupe 2021: