This is the new BMW 2-Series. The new compact two-door model is a 1-Series Coupe and comes with a more streamlined design .
It's also larger than its predecessor, with its length increased by 2.8 inches (72 mm) to 174.5 inches (4,432 mm), width by 1.3 inches (32 mm) to 69.8 inches (1,774 mm), wheelbase by 1.3 inches (30 mm) to 105.9 inches (2,690 mm), front track width by 1.6 inches (41 mm) to 59.9 inches (1,521 mm) and rear track width by 1.7 inches (43 mm) to 61.3 inches (1,556 mm).
Two powertrains available: the 2-Series 228i comes with a 240hp 2.0 liter turbo four and the M235i features a 322hp 3.0 liter turbo'd inline-six.
The 240hp goes from 0-96km/h in 5.4 seconds and tops out at a limited 210km/h in standard trim and 250km/h in Sport Line and M Sport grades.
The sportier 322hp sprints to 96km/h in 4.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 250km/h and has a fuel economy of 22mpg city, 32mpg highway and 25mg combined with the 8 speed automatic transmission and 19mg city, 28mpg highway and 22mpg combined with the available 6 speed manual gearbox.
Buying a used car is a practical and affordable option for those who need their own means of conveyance, but don’t want to spend a hefty sum of money on a brand new vehicle. Getting a used car is a great way to avoid many of the hassles which come with buying a new one from the showroom. However, buying a used car comes with several risks, especially the process of making the purchase. There are a few aspects owners and even dealerships, may try to hide about the prospective car, so you have to know what to watch out for. Here are some tips you can keep in mind. Read more
Yes, it's cold and yes, it's snowing but don’t keep your car static for a long time. Winters can be unpredictable. To avoid any unforeseen damage, it’s smarter to learn about the nearest tire repair shops before it's time to call on one of them. Stop making excuses and wishing for summer to come soon. While you may be worried about the type of accidents that can happen during the winter, learning safe rear-wheel driving before heading out can turn you into a pro in the snow. Read more
None of us want it to happen, but through no fault of your own, you can end up in an auto body shop repairer. It doesn’t matter how good a driver you are, as there is somebody out there who thinks they are better than you and will drive in such a way as to try to prove it. When you drive on the roads every day in the UK, you will come across newly qualified drivers that drive with great care but may be nervous. Then you have the boy racers flying about the roads with little or no consideration for other drivers. There are many different types of drivers out there to compete with and eventually, you are going to run into one of them. Read more