The new car is built on the same technology platform as the base of the Series 1 hatchback. The engine palette and interior design are the same as the BMW 1 Series. doors but called Gran Coupe meanwhile Mercedes-Benz CLA It is now a new competitor.
The Gran Coupe Series 2 is 4526 mm long, 1800 mm wide and 1420 mm high. The machine has a wheelbase of 2670 mm and a standard boot configuration of 430 liters. If one or all rear seats have been abandoned, this may increase as needed.
Compared to Series 1 cars, the Gran 2 Series Coupe is more generous and includes, among other things, a rear view camera, LED headlights, sports steering wheel, electrically adjustable front seats, blind spot assistant, blind spot, lane assistant, frontal impact warning system and more. .
Initially there will be three powertrain options in the European market. The 218i front-wheel drive will be powered by a 1.5 liter (140 hp, 220 Nm) three-cylinder turbo, a 190d and 400 Nm 220d four-cylinder engine, while the most powerful in Europe will initially be the M235i xDrive with a 306 hp, 450 Nm 3-cylinder six-cylinder turbo. This auto-racing discipline runs in 4.8 seconds.
All engines comply with current Euro 6d-TEMP emission standards and average fuel consumption of 5 – 5.7, 4.2 – 4.5 and 6.7 – 7.1 l / 100 km respectively.
Meanwhile, the 228i xDrive with a 2-liter (231 hp, 350 Nm) turbo engine will also be available to Americans.