BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe Launched, Priced From Rs. 39.30 Lakhs
The German brand has launched its smaller 2-Series in India with loads of equipment and features.
BMW has launched the 2-Series Gran Coupe with an introductory price tag of Rs. 39.30 lakhs (ex-showroom) for the Sport Line variant in India.
The M Sport variant, the only other variant of the car, is priced at Rs. 41.40 lakhs (ex-showroom). Currently offered as a diesel-only product, BMW promises that the petrol variants of the 2-Series Gran Coupe will be launched later.
Design-wise, being the first 2-Series Gran Coupe, the car gets modern styling. It gets prominent shoulders and a side taper at the C-pillar staying true to its Gran Coupe name.
There are LED headlights that give the car its 4-eyed face, the unmistakable BMW kidney grille upfront, while at the back there are LED tail lights with the familiar “L” shape incorporated into it.
Inside, the cabin is driver-focused as is the case with BMWs. There is the segment-first illuminated trim, ambient lighting, 10.25-inch driver’s display, 10.25-inch infotainment screen, wireless Apple CarPlay, gesture control, wireless charging, among other equipment.
Other features that the BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe price will fetch include auto start/stop function, head-up display, panorama glass sunroof, parking assist with reverse assist, rear camera and a whole host of BMW ConnectedDrive tech.
Also, the rear seats have a 40/20/40 split, the luggage space is at 430 litres and when it comes to the wheels, the Sport Line trim gets 17-inch alloy wheels, while M Sport variant gets 18-inch jobbies.
Powering the car is a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo diesel that makes 190 HP and 400 Nm. This enables the car to do the 0-100 km/hr sprint in 7.5 seconds and top out at 233 km/hr.
The engine is connected with an 8-speed steptronic sport automatic transmission which supports launch control. Further, there are four drive modes too, namely – Eco, Pro, Comfort and Sport.
According to BMW, the front-wheel-drive car has ARB tech (actuator contiguous wheel slip limitation system) to reduce understeer and it works in combination with DSC, while there is a Performance Control system to increase stability.
Also, there are several safety features including 6 airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, ABS with Brake Assist, DTC, Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC) and Cornering Brake Control (CBC).
*All prices, ex-showroom and introductory