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.
Personally, I prefer winter over summer. I’m much better at handling the cold than I am at handling the heat. But let’s face it: the same doesn’t really go for a lot of people, and it certainly doesn’t go for most machinery. Cars, for example, are much better at handling those summer months than they are the icy winter ones. Read more