2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review and Specs – The BMW 2 Series Coupe has been a refreshing return to form for the Bavarian manufacturer and the 2017 model year sees a brace of new engines and updated specifications introduced to the popular little entry-level sport coupe.
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review and Specs
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review and Specs, Just to be clear, BMW says the 2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe is a new-gen model, however all evidence points to the contrary. Changes are minimal, and the BMW 2 Series Coupe has really only been around since 2014, so it wouldn’t make sense for a new-gen model to be ushered in so quickly. 2019 BMW 2 Series Engine. So, let’s take a closer look at what the 2018 model will offer when it goes on sale in July of 2020.
If the names aren’t familiar, then the 2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe MO should be. Whether as a 230i or as a BMW 2 Series Coupe, the two-door coupe or convertible with the Bavarian roundel is the spiritual successor to the lightweight, prep-school mainstays that popped the brand’s collar in the States. We give the 2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe a solid 6.8 out of 10 on our overall scale thanks to its attitude on the road and in the parking lot it just looks sharp. That’s not a bad thing, we say if it ain’t broke, you know.
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Exterior
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review and Specs, The same general design of the fascia carries over, including the corner design and design surrounding those corner vents. The only other notable change here is the headlights, which are the same shape and size, and even have the same eyelid look, yet now have more angular LED’s around the bulb projectors. It’s a fresher look in comparison to the headlights on the current model, however I wouldn’t recommend popping the cork on that champagne bottle to celebrate.
As is the usual case with BMW Review facelifts, there’s absolutely no change to the side profile. The same mirror units and body lines carry over untouched. From the look of things the BMW 2 Series Coupe you see here is wearing the same wheel design that we’ve already seen on the current model as well. The only difference here is the new lens layout for the taillights which offers up a slightly different matrix layout that also moves the reverse lights to the lower inside corner. Those reverse light sections are also longer and sleeker, for what that’s worth.
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Interior
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review and Specs, you can’t really notice much in terms of change between the 2018 model and the current model. In any case, with a trained eye, you can make out some changes. The most noticeable change is the redesigned dash. Where the dash on the current model is angular and well defined, the dash for the 2018 model is more curved and eloquently presented. The instrument cluster is practically the same, however the gauges now have a gloss black face. A new trim insert now surrounds the central HVAC vents and extends across the passenger side of the dash, replacing the endcap insert on the current model. The corner HVAC vents are practically the same, yet now feature a gloss black surround that is accented by L-shaped silver trim.
The door time panels and other trim elements inside carry over unchanged, however the window buttons on the doors get chrome accents while the glove box door now sits flush with the lower end of the dash. The trim around the HVAC and CD changer controls are not in gloss black while the cupholders in the center console now get a sliding access door. Finally, BMW is now offering a new leather upholstery option and two new cloth upholstery options. In terms of technology, Bluetooth and USB connectivity comes standard as does an updated iDrive infotainment system with a fresh user interface. This system includes a touch-screen display if you pick the Navigation Professional package, which a touch controller and intelligent voice control system is standard equipment.
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Engine
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review and Specs, BMW hasn’t gone into excessively numerous specifics as far as the drivetrain department is concerned. However, we do know that, depending on the market, there will be three-, four-, and six-cylinder engines available for the taking. Power yield will range anywhere between 136 horsepower to as much as 340 horsepower with the inline-six in the range-topping BMW 2 Series Coupe models. Diesel-drinking variants all have new turbocharger technology and “enhanced common-rail direct injection systems.
Transmission options include an eight-speed automatic or a six-speed manual. The latter two, however, get a “sport” version of the eight-speed auto which includes a manual-shift function via paddle shifters on the steering wheel. It appears as if most engine variants will get a minor bump in power, yet the only engine we know of for sure is that 3.0-liter which has been increased from 335 horsepower up to 340 horsepower in the BMW 2 Series Coupe. 2020 BMW 1 Series Coupe Redesign and Review. Be that as it may, the 62-mph sprint remains the same at 4.4 seconds while fuel economy is rated at 38.2 mpg on the imperial scale. The BMW 2 Series Coupe can be optioned as rear-wheel drive or with BMW’s xDrive AWD system.
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Release Date and Price
2020 BMW 2 Series Coupe Review and Specs, adds $1,650 to the base price of the BMW 2 Series Coupe this year, and an updated interior outline, new exterior colors and wheel trims, and standard LED headlights appear to be the main serious changes.