A cheerful news for BMW fans, A premium German automaker BMW have announced the full specs and first public debut of new 2 series member – BMW 2 Series Convertible at Paris Motor show.
BMW 2 Series Cabriolet is the third and latest member of 2 series joins 2 Series Active Tourer and BMW 2 Series Coupe. BMW 2 series announced with some high expectations as the BMW 1 series convertible has sold worldwide more than 130,000 units and become the most successful car in its segment.
WHAT IS BMW 2 SERIES CONVERTIBLE?
BMW 2 Series Convertible is two door, four seater sport car comes with soft top open roof that closes and opens in just 20 seconds. The new 2 series convertible is going to replace the 1 series convertible.
BMW 2 Series is sport car looks even more stylist than 1 Series convertible with its more athletic and muscular look. The 2 series convertible is bigger than 1 series with 72mm longer, 26mm wider in size and 30mm longer wheelbase. We think size increment will help the passenger for easier entry and exit.
The 2 series convertible sounds more practical than 1 series as the boot size is also increase by 30 litres to 335 litres with roof up(280 litres when roof is folded down).
The soft top is light in weight opens and closes in just 19 seconds even at 31mph speed as well. The soft roof is available in black or brown colour in silver effect or Anthracite. The soft roof opens very smoothly without reduces outside noise.
The interior of the 2 series convertible matches the exterior, BMW have given same levels of sportiness inside too. The eye catching multi layered designer materials, sporty seats, sticking colour combinations sounds familiar in 1 series or 2 series coupe. The interior includes 6.5 inch central display screen with new navigation system updates navigation data wirelessly. Bluetooth connectivity, DAB radio, BMW emergency call, keyless go, auto stop and start function, alloy wheels, air conditioning, front armrest, drive performance control, multi function steering wheel all comes as standard.
For engine wise, 2 Series Convertible will be available in four choice of engines are – 220i & 228i twin power turbo four cylinder petrol engine, 220d twin power turbo four cylinder diesel engine, and new M235i convertible variant with 326bhp. All the engines are more powerful offers 18 percent more fuel efficiency than 1 series convertible.
BMW are very confident that the 2-series convertible can surpass the 130,000 sales achieved by the outgoing 1-series convertible. The major markets for the new models are USA, UK and Germany so BMW expects more sales from these countries.
Have a look the sizzling official video of BMW 2 series convertible here –
BMW 2 series will available in UK market end of February next year, however at Car Leasing Made Simple, we have this BMW 2 series covertible is available on lease on pre order. For more details click here.