BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer Goes Official
The BMW 2-Series now welcomes the latest 2-Series Gran Tourer, which has been recently unveiled worldwide. However, mind that the Gran Tourer has nothing to do with the 2-Series Active Tourer, as some of you might confuse them both.
We are talking here about a longer wheelbase, the model measuring 4,566 mm long, 1,800 mm wide and 1,608 high. It also comes with longer rear doors, to make way for the third seat row, higher roof, while the overall boot space is now standing at 1,905 liters.
Under the hood, the BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer is promising to come with a wide array of engines, both petrol and diesels, all of them with a whole lot of power.
First off, the petrol engines consist of two configurations, the 218i, fitted with the 1.5-liter three-cylinder TwinPower Turbo unit, and developing 136 horsepower and 220 Nm of torque. The version reached a good 9.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h.
On the other hand, the 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder reaches an impressive 192 horsepower and 280 Nm of torque, with 7.6 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h, at a top speed of 223 km/h.
Next, the diesel section is consisted of three units, starting with the 216d with the 1.5-liter TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder, which reaches 116 horsepower and 270 Nm of torque, while the 218d, is powered by a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder, with 150 horsepower and 330 Nm of torque.
Finally, the 220d xDrive, comes with a 2.0-liter, developing 190 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque, sprinting out from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.6 seconds, at a top speed of 218 km/h.