All-new BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe revealed

BMW has revealed its all-new 2-Series Gran Coupe model ahead of its arrival on UK roads early next year.

The German brand said the four-door version of the two-door coupe is a standalone model “and completes both the 2-Series and four-door” ranges.

Exterior changes compared with the rest of the 2-Series line-up include contoured kidney grille bars, a mesh grille for the flagship model a different rear light design.

The new model will be available from launch with a choice of three engines – one diesel and two petrol. A 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine will power the entry level BMW 218i, where CO2 emissions have been cut by 29g/km over the previous engine to 114g/km of CO2, while boosting maximum power output by 4hp to 140hp.

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The sole diesel offering comes in the form of the 2.0-litre four-cylinder 220d. It returns up to 67.3mpg and emits 110g/km of CO2, while the top-spec M235i xDrive model is powered by a 306hp 2.0-litre petrol unit that returns up to 42.2mpg and emits 153g/km of CO2.

On the Road prices start from £25.816 for the entry level model and £31,355 for the diesel, while bootspace is rated at 430 litres, 40 more than the coupe.

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe comes in three variants: Sport, M Sport and the M Performance M235i xDrive. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, front and rear Park Distance Control, two-zone automatic air-con, BMW Connected Package Plus, BMW Live Cockpit Plus and Active Guard Plus with Lane Departure Warning. The M Sport version adds 18-inch alloys, M Sport Suspension, M Aerodynamic bodystyling, M Sport steering, electric folding mirrors, Digital Cockpit Professional, BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant and BMW Connected Package Professional, while the top-spec model adds 18-inch alloys, M235i M Sport suspension, rear spoiler, M Performance exhaust system, Limited Slip Differential on the front axle and eight-speed sport automatic transmission featuring launch control.