The present BMW 2 Collection Coupe is the oldest automobile within the portfolio of the Bavarian model right this moment and it reveals. When you step inside you’re greeted with a design that was penned greater than a decade in the past and it actually isn’t as much as par with the present traits and opponents. After all, BMW just isn’t sitting by idly proper now, doing nothing about it. A brand new mannequin is being developed proper now and it was simply noticed performing some exams in and round Munich in Germany.
The brand new mannequin is certain to enter manufacturing below the G42 codename and, because the letter would point out, it’s going to be utilizing a rear-wheel drive platform nonetheless, though initially BMW wished to tug the Coupe mannequin out of manufacturing altogether and give attention to the Gran Coupe aspect of issues. After followers had a powerful backlash towards this proposal, and judging by the gross sales figures for the M2, BMW determined to maintain it going for some time.
As for the upcoming fashions, the expectations are excessive, since there are some severe sneakers to fill left by the G87 M2, for instance. The vary will probably be made up of two.zero liter and three.zero liter engines and most definitely they are going to be hybridized. Delicate-hybrid choices will probably be on the desk to ensure the automobile abides to the newest laws within the subject. The fashions on supply from the get go will most definitely embody the 220i, 230i and M240i. It’s fairly attainable to see a 220d diesel on sale too, however contemplating the present traits, that’s nonetheless within the steadiness.
On high of those common fashions we’ll additionally get an M2 however the upcoming G87 mannequin is certain to be revealed subsequent yr as improvement may take a bit longer. What may also shock you is that the G42 will probably be constructed alongside the G20 on the San Potosi plant in Mexico, however, not like the 3er, the brand new 2 Collection Coupe will probably be made solely within the North American nation.