NEW DELHI: BMW
India on Thursday launched the 2 Series Gran Coupe, starting at Rs 39.30 lakh (ex-showroom).
2 Series GC, the most affordable BMW sedan in India, comes in two tramlines: Sport line at Rs 39.30 lakh and MSport at Rs 41.40 lakh. Available in diesel-only variants, the 2 Series GC sits under the 3 Series in the portfolio.
The 2-litre, twin-turbo diesel engine putting out 190PS and 400 Nm makes the sedan the most powerful in its segment. An 8-speed Steptronic transmission sends out power to the front wheels. The petrol variant is in the pipeline and will be launched later, a top company official confirmed. (For more auto videos, head to TOI Auto Youtube)
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The standout characteristic is its stretched silhouette, four frameless doors and prominent shoulders with side taper at the C-pillar which gives it a sporty, low and broad-set stance. Slightly angled full-LED headlights form the prominent BMW four-eyed face and draw attention to the BMW kidney grille giving a fresh interpretation to the classic BMW icons. The full-LED tail-lights extend into the centre of the rear end and provide an all-new take on the familiar BMW ‘L’ shape with a single slim light element and a distinctive sweep to the side.
A host of BMW ConnectedDrive technologies continue to break the innovation barrier in automotive industry. 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. 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. It keeps a record of the last 50 metres driven and assists by taking over the steering. Wireless Apple CarPlay ensures a seamless smartphone connection with the car to access several functions.
The 2 Series GC will be locally produced in BMW’s plant in Chennai and is available in showrooms.
The packages cover Condition Based Service (CBS) and maintenance work with plans ranging from 3 yrs / 40,000 kms to 10 yrs / 2,00,000 kms.