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Buckle up! The all-new BMW 2 Series Coupé is headed to South Africa

The all-new BMW 2 Series Coupé is a modern take on the traditional concept of a compact, performance-focused two-door model that dates back to the BMW 02 but South Africans will have to wait till the first quarter of 2022 to get behind the wheel of one.

We don’t have all the specs of the incoming BMW 2 Series, but here’s what is available to us ….

Model variants at launch in South Africa:

BMW 220i Coupé: Four-cylinder in-line petrol engine, eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission .
Capacity: 1,998 cc, output: 135 kW at 5,000 – 6,500 rpm,
max. torque: 300 Nm at 1,350 – 4,000 rpm.
Acceleration: 7.5 seconds, top speed: 236 km/h.
Fuel consumption, combined: 6.3 l/100 km,
CO2 emissions, combined: 145 g/km. 

BMW M240i xDrive Coupé: Six-cylinder in-line petrol engine, eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission, BMW xDrive.
Capacity: 2,998 cc, output: 285 kW at 5,500 – 6,500 rpm,
max. torque: 500 Nm at 1,800 – 5,000 rpm.
Acceleration: 4.3 seconds, top speed: 250 km/h.
Fuel consumption, combined: 8.0 l/100 km,
CO2 emissions, combined: 185 g/km.

BMW 220d Coupé: Four-cylinder in-line diesel engine, 48V mild hybrid technology (8 kW), eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission.
Capacity: 1,995 cc, output: 140 kW at 4,000 rpm,
max. torque: 400 Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm.
Acceleration: 7 seconds, top speed: 237 km/h.
Fuel consumption, combined: 4.8 l/100 km
CO2 emissions, combined: 126 g/km.

Full local information, including prices, will be available closer to the South African market launch in quarter one 2022.

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