BMW India has launched the first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé in the country. Locally-produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai, the car is available in a diesel variant at all BMW India dealerships from today onwards. The petrol variant will be launched later.
Under the hood, it gets the two-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that produces an output of 190 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 7.5 seconds.
Coming to connected features, it 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. Hands do the talking with BMW Gesture Control that recognizes six pre-defined hand movements for control of a number of functions. The smartphone holder integrated into the centre console allows inductive, Wireless Charging for mobile phones. Parking Assistant with Rear View Camera makes parking in tight spots easier. The Reversing Assistant provides unmatched support in reversing out of a parking spot or through narrow driveways.
The car has front-wheel-drive architecture in which the engine is positioned transversely, thereby saving space without compromising on the driving dynamics. To reduce understeering, an ARB technology (actuator contiguous wheel slip limitation system) works in combination with DSC (Driving Stability Control). The BMW Performance Control system increases the stability of the car by targeted braking of the wheels.
The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé comes with an elongated silhouette and frameless doors. It offers many features like Panorama Glass Sunroof, Parking Assist with Reverse Assist, Illuminated Interior Trim, BMW Live Cockpit Professional, Gesture Control, Wireless Charging and BMW Virtual Assistant among others.
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. Driving enthusiasts will experience a new interpretation of sheer driving pleasure in this power-packed model resonating the true BMW DNA. As the latest BMW, the first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé 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.”
The first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé is available in two diesel design variants which are locally produced. The petrol variant will be launched later. The car has been launched at attractive introductory prices (ex-showroom) as follows –