New entry-level engines and model variants for the BMW 2 Series Coupé

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The market launch of the new BMW 218i Coupé will see the debut of a three-cylinder petrol engine from the OEM’s latest engine family. The new power unit will feature BMW’s TwinPower Turbo technology, which will boost power output to 132ps and increase maximum torque to 220Nm. The 218i Coupé will accelerate from zero to 100km/h in 8.8 seconds. The vehicle’s top speed will be 209km/h, and BMW is also claiming combined fuel consumption of 5.4l/100km and CO2 emissions of 123g/km.

Furthermore, the 220d Coupé will feature xDrive, BMW’s intelligent four-wheel-drive system. The inclusion of xDrive ensures not only optimized traction and vehicle stability in all road and weather conditions, but increased vehicle dynamics when taking bends at higher speeds, and optimal acceleration. The 220d xDrive Coupé will boast 192ps, 400Nm of torque, can sprint to 100km/h in 6.9 seconds, and continue on to a top speed of 224km/h. Combined fuel consumption is 4.5l/100km, with CO2 emissions of 119g/km.

March 26, 2015

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Dean has been with UKi Media & Events for over a decade, having previously cut his journalistic teeth writing and editing for various automotive and engineering titles. He combines extensive knowledge of all things automotive with a passion for driving, and experience testing countless new vehicles, engines and technologies around the world. As well as his role as editor-in-chief across a range of UKi's media titles, he is also co-chair of the judging panel of the International Engine of the Year Awards.

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