BMW India has launched the first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé in the country. Locally produced at its plant in Chennai, the car is available in diesel variant and the petrol variant will be launched later, said a company press release.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India, said, “The first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé brings BMW’s successful four-door coupé concept into the segment for the first time. The car injects a fresh dose of individuality, aesthetic appeal and emotional engagement to everyday usability.”
He said the car will attract newer target groups who aspire for a stylish and luxurious entry into the world of BMW and value performance and quality above all. “This car is an irresistible choice for individuals who live life to the fullest”, he added.
The company press release said the first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé perfectly blends the comfort of a sedan and the sportiness of a coupé. The stylish design stands out with an elongated silhouette and frameless doors. The spacious and sophisticated interior suits all kinds of travel. The powerful engine ensures best-in-segment performance and acceleration.
The first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé adapts perfectly to a dynamic lifestyle and also to personal taste. This is visible through a choice of attractive design variants – the Sport Line and M Sport. Each variant has distinguished exterior and interior design elements creating an individual personality.
The Gran Coupé is available in two diesel design variants which are locally produced. While the BMW 220d Sport Line has been pried at Rs 39,30,000, BMW 220d M Sport will cost Rs 41,40,000
It is available in four colours – Alpine White (non-metallic) and in following metallic paintworks – Black Sapphire, Melbourne Red and Storm Bay. Sport Line is exclusively available in Seaside Blue colour also. The M Sport variant is available in two additional exclusive colours – Misano Blue and Snapper Rocks. The choice of upholstery combinations includes Sensatec Oyster | Black and Sensatec Black | Black.
The first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé seamlessly transfers the elegant aesthetics of its larger stable-mates. The exterior embodies a modern and athletic design with precise lines and sculpted surfaces creating a fascinating interplay of light and shade. The standout characteristic is its stretched silhouette, four frameless doors and prominent shoulders with side taper at the C-pillar which gives it a sporty, low and broad-set stance.
Despite its sporty appearance, the interior is designed to accentuate cabin spaciousness and the driver-focused cockpit with exquisite material. The newly designed Sport Seats with electrical memory function offer greater long-distance comfort.
The car has front-wheel-drive architecture in which the engine is positioned transversely, thereby saving space without compromising on the driving dynamics.
The most powerful engine in the category offers superlative performance and acceleration, said the release. BMW TwinPower Turbodiesel engine melds maximum power with exemplary efficiency and offers spontaneous responsiveness even at low engine speeds. The two-litre four-cylinder diesel engine of the BMW 220d produces an output of 190 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,750 -2,500 rpm.
Modern cockpit concept BMW Live Cockpit Professional includes 3D Navigation, a 12.3 inch digital instrument display behind the steering wheel and a 10.25 inch Control Display. The occupants can operate a number of car functions simply by speaking to their BMW Virtual Assistant.