BMW 220i M Sport in India

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé was launched in a new petrol variant in India on January 12.

Introduced in ‘M Sport’ package, the new BMW 220i is produced at the BMW Group plant in Chennai, said a press release by the carmaker.

Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India, said, “Designed with a focus on performance and sportiness, the new BMW 220i M Sport demonstrates powerful uniqueness that suits the requirements of motorsport fans. With the dynamics of a petrol engine, first-class driving characteristics and highest comfort, ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’ is guaranteed every time.”

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé is available in four colours – Alpine White (non-metallic) and metallic paintworks – Black Sapphire, Melbourne Red and Storm Bay. The M Sport variant is available in two additional colours – Misano Blue and Snapper Rocks.

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé, said the release, 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.

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 elegant coupé form with generous cabin space welcomes the rear passengers with easy entry and ample knee-room.

The BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine melds maximum power with exemplary efficiency and offers spontaneous responsiveness even at low engine speeds. The two-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine produces an output of 190 hp and a maximum torque of 280 Nm at 1350-4600 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 7.1 seconds.

The eight speed steptronic sport automatic transmission comes with shift paddles on the steering wheel. The quick-shift control has been updated once again in the interests of rapid manual gear changes.

A host of BMW ConnectedDrive technologies continue to break the innovation barrier in automotive industry, according to the release. 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.