The BMW 2 Series, introduced in 2014, has been lauded as the “purest driver’s car in the BMW stable.” It is, simply, a car for people who love to drive. The beloved brand recently announced that the upcoming 2017 models will feature BMW TwinPower Turbo 4 and 6-cylinder inline engines. What can you expect from this new crop of Bimmers?
When you visit your BMW dealership, you can experience the difference between these two powerful engines for yourself. The BMW 230i Coupe and 230i Convertible will feature the 4-cylinder. Smaller? You wouldn’t know it from the output: a robust 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft.
The M240i Coupe and M240i Convertible bump it up a notch with the 6-cylinder. The sleek body performs like a champion with 335 horsepower – a jump of 15 – and 369 lb-ft of torque – an increase of 39 lb-ft. With a 4.2 second 0-60 acceleration and a seamless 8-speed Steptronic Sport Automatic transmission, the Coupe and Convertible on par with the renowned 2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe – a favorite with discerning drivers.
The TwinPower Turbo engine is lively, responsible, and remarkable efficient. The 2017 6-cylinder features an aluminum crankcase and cylinder head and newly designed acoustic shielding. With innovations such as twin-scroll turbocharger integrated into the steel exhaust manifold and electric wastegate control, compact construction, indirect intercooler in the intake manifold, and the latest generation of VALVETRONIC technology, the engine pushes the BMW 2 Series to the top of the class.
The 2 Series models featuring the performance-oriented TwinPower Turbo engines mark an important upgrade to the line – which is destined to become another BMW powerhouse. Visit a BMW dealership and explore the power and performance for yourself.