New BMW 2 Series Coupé

BMW 2 Series Coupé

With its compact proportions, sharper design, and powerful engines, the new BMW 2 Series Coupé delivers a more exhilarating driving experience than ever before. The two-door model follows in the footsteps of the legendary BMW 02 Series, which established itself as the epitome of driving pleasure in the 1960s.

The new 2 Series Coupé engine portfolio in the UK includes two efficient four-cylinder petrol units that transmit power to the road via an eight-speed Steptronic transmission and classic rear-wheel drive. Additionally, the range features an in-line six-cylinder engine in the new BMW M240i xDrive Coupé (combined fuel consumption approx: 32.1 – 34.9 mpg; CO2 emissions combined: 198 – 185 g/km according to WLTP; CO2 class: G), a unique offering in the competitive environment.

The dimensions, body structure, drive concept and chassis technology of the BMW 2 Series Coupé are designed to convey the brand’s hallmark driving pleasure in a particularly concentrated form. The distinctive front end with individual round headlamps, the horizontal BMW radiator grille and the power dome on the long bonnet, the athletic sculpted surfaces in the profile view, the wide wheel arches and the short luggage compartment lid that ends in a striking air scoop give the BMW 2 Series Coupé an unmistakable appearance.

At the front of the new BMW 2 Series Coupé, the surround of the BMW radiator grille is now finished in pearlescent chrome. The side skirts and the lower part of the rear apron are no longer painted in black, but in the colour of the vehicle. The diffuser insert is finished in high-gloss black for a contrasting effect at the rear.

The BMW M240i xDrive Coupé has its own version of the M specific design features which draw the eye to the vehicle’s cooling air supply and aerodynamic balance. They include the high-gloss black inserts for the side air intakes, the black spoiler lip on the front apron, the model-specific rear spoiler and the trapezoidal tailpipes on the left and right of the rear apron. The exterior mirror caps of the BMW M automobile is now finished in high-gloss black.

M high-gloss Shadow Line remains part of the standard equipment for both the new BMW M240i xDrive Coupé and all other models. The M Sport Pro pack, available as an option for all variants of the new BMW 2 Series Coupé, complements the dynamic exterior design with M Shadow Line lights, Adaptive LED headlights, an M rear spoiler in black and the M high-gloss Shadow Line with extended features. Other M Sport Pro pack features also include an M Sport Brake system with red-painted brake callipers and M seatbelts.

The paint finishes for the new BMW 2 Series Coupé include two solid colours and seven metallic colours. The two BMW Individual paint finishes Frozen Grey metallic and Frozen Portimao Blue metallic are also available. Fire Red metallic and Skyscraper Grey metallic are available for the first time for the two-door model. The Zandvoort Blue solid paint finish is now available exclusively for the BMW M240i xDrive Coupé.

BMW 2 Series Coupé M Sport models come as standard with 18-inch double-spoke M light-alloy wheels with a Bicolour finish, while BMW M240i xDrive Coupé includes 19-inch M light-alloy wheels as standard. New 19-inch double-spoke M light-alloy wheels are available as optional equipment and are available either in Jetblack or in a Bicolour finish. The BMW Individual range also includes a choice of new 19-inch light-alloy wheels in Y-spoke design and Bicolour finish. All 19-inch light-alloy wheels are combined with mixed tyres.

More than ever before, the BMW 2 Series Coupé interior conveys the four-seater’s sporting intentions. The rear roof line, the high centre console and the harmonious blending of the instrument panel and door panel surfaces create an enveloping feeling of space which is further enhanced by the anthracite-coloured headlining.

The BMW Curved Display plays an increasingly important role in the intuitive operation of the vehicle’s functions, with the fully digital display system comprising a 12.3-inch Information Display and a 14.9-inch Control Display. It serves as a platform for the further developed BMW iDrive with QuickSelect based on BMW Operating System 8.5. Automatic air conditioning functions, front seat heating and, if fitted, steering wheel heating can be operated by touch on the Control Display or by voice command. This change is accompanied by a redesign of the instrument panel. New control knobs on the air vents in the centre of the dashboard and on the driver’s and passenger’s side allow the direction of the airflow to be adjusted by turning and tilting.

The standard ambient lighting in the new BMW 2 Series Coupé also includes new waterfall lighting integrated into the covers of the central air vents. The colour and brightness of the waterfall lighting can be adjusted to suit individual preferences, with nine colour worlds to choose from, which change the lighting in the footwell, the storage compartment in the front of the centre console and the contours of the door panels. These individual colour and brightness preferences are stored in the driver’s BMW ID profile. The range of interior lighting functions also includes an atmospheric welcome and goodbye animation, including a carpet of light in the entrance area and light signals to indicate incoming calls and, optionally, an open door.

The BMW 2 Series Coupé drive portfolio includes the 3.0-litre straight six-cylinder engine at the top of the range, which has a unique position in the competitive environment. With the help of intelligent all-wheel drive, 374 hp engine delivers its power to the road in a particularly confident and dynamic manner, accelerating the BMW M240i xDrive Coupé from 0 to 62 mph in 4.3 seconds.

In addition to the in-line six-cylinder engine in the BMW M model, the new BMW 2 Series Coupé is available with a choice of two further four-cylinder petrol engines. The new BMW 220i Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 41.5 – 44.1 mpg; CO2 emissions combined: 149 – 146 g/km according to WLTP; CO2 classes: F – E) offers 184 hp and accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 7.5 seconds, while the new BMW 230i Coupé (fuel consumption combined: 39.8 – 42.8 mpg; CO2 emissions combined: 157 – 151 g/km according to WLTP; CO2 classes: F – E), with a maximum output of 245 hp completes the standard sprint in 5.9 seconds.

All engines are combined with an 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission. It enhances the sporty driving experience with rapid shift dynamics and steering wheel-mounted shift paddles, while the Sprint function is also available for particularly dynamic acceleration. As soon as the driver pulls the left steering wheel shift paddle for at least one second, the car downshifts to the lowest available gear. At the same time, the SPORT driving experience mode is activated with the appropriate settings for all drive and suspension systems. This mode change is now also visualised by the corresponding graphics on the Information Display.

The M Sport suspension, which is fitted as standard in the four-cylinder BMW 2 Series Coupé models, provides a noticeable increase in agility and cornering dynamics with its firm suspension set-up and stroke-dependent shock absorbers. This is complemented by a variable sport steering system with a steering angle-dependent ratio. The BMW M240i xDrive Coupé is fitted with a specific passive M Sport suspension as standard, with the Adaptive M Chassis including variable sport steering optionally available. Its electronically controlled shock absorbers offer three characteristic maps, which can be activated according to the selected driving experience mode. The BMW M automobile is equipped as standard with the M Sport differential in the final drive and the M Sport brake system, which is also available as an option for the other model variants.

Priced from £36,865 RRP, the new BMW 2 Series Coupé is available to order at BMW Retailers in the UK starting today, with customer deliveries beginning in August 2024.

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