As we told you back in November there will be three models in the 2 Series range down under:
BMW 220i Coupe (135kW/270Nm)â€“ $50,500*
BMW 220d Coupe (135kW/380Nm) â€“ $52,500*
BMW M235i Coupe (240kW/450Nm) â€“ $79,900*
*Manufacturerâ€™s list pricing (includes GST & LCT).
There’s still no official specifcation details released, other than all 2 Series models will have an 8-speed automatic transmission fitted as standard. You’ll need to refer back to our previous post to get an insight as to the expected specifications.
BMW M235i â€“ $79,900*
BMW 220d â€“ $52,500*
The new BMW 2 Series CoupÃ©
- First ever model to wear the 2 Series designation
- Unbeatable driving dynamics in the premium compact segment and emotionally appealing aesthetics in typical BMW CoupÃ© style
- Clear differentiation from the compact BMW 1 Series models thanks to an individual dynamic design, increased size and interior space and enhanced product substance
- Premiere of the newest and most powerful petrol powered BMW M Performance Automobile, the BMW M235i CoupÃ©
- 220i, 220d and M235i available from launch
- Available in Australian showrooms from March 2014
January 19 2014 â€“ Today BMW Australia announced details of its newest performance two-door model, the BMW 2 Series CoupÃ©, which is set to raise the bar in the premium compact segment in terms of dynamic ability, aesthetic appeal and emotional allure. The successor to the extremely popular 1 Series CoupÃ© improves in all facets by delivering an even higher level of thrilling dynamics, improved occupant comfort coupled with the latest in innovative technology.
According to Phil Horton, Managing Director for BMW Group Australia, the new 2 Series CoupÃ© is sure to get your heart racing.
â€œThe 2 Series CoupÃ© blends stunning good looks with the kind of incredible dynamic talent that can only be delivered by a rear wheel drive car,â€ he said.
â€œAdd to this the generous specification loaded with the latest in innovative technology, and we are very confident that we have another winner!â€ said Mr Horton.
At launch there will be three model variants that make up the BMW 2 Series CoupÃ© range, all equipped with the latest BMW TwinPower turbo engines boasting exhilarating power and torque figures, yet still returning impressive fuel economy.
Priced from $50,500 the entry point BMW 220i CoupÃ© develops 135 kW of power and 270 Nm of peak torque which is delivered as early as 1,250 rpm. This is enough to propel the BMW 220i CoupÃ© from 0-100 km/h in 7.0 seconds whilst consuming a mere 6.0 l/100 kmâ€™s on the combined cycle.
The BMW 220d CoupÃ© likewise produces 135 kW from its four-cylinder TwinPower turbo diesel engine boasting a substantial 380 Nm of torque. And whilst it consumes just 4.4 l/100 kmâ€™s the BMW 220d CoupÃ© sprints from standstill to 100 km/h in 7.1 seconds. The entry diesel variant is available from $52,500.
$79,900 will get you into BMWs newest and most powerful petrol powered M Performance Automobile, the BMW M235i CoupÃ©. Claiming an extra 5 kW of power over the BMW M135i it develops 240 kW and 450 Nm of torque enabling a 4.8 seconds sprint to 100 km/h.
All models come standard with the eight-speed sports automatic transmission which includes gear shift paddles and launch control function, and will be available in Australian showrooms from March.
Full specification will be available closer to launch.
BMW 2 Series CoupÃ© Australian Pricing (Australian MRLP*)
- BMW 220i CoupÃ© â€“ $50,500
- BMW 220d CoupÃ© â€“ $52,500
- BMW M235i CoupÃ© â€“ $79,900
*Manufacturerâ€™s Recommended List Price is shown and includes GST and Luxury Car Tax (LCT) â€“ if applicable, but excludes dealer charges, stamp duty, statutory charges and on-road charges, which are additional and vary between dealers and States/Territories. Customers are advised to contact their nearest BMW dealer for all pricing inquiries.