German company BMW has increased the family of 2-Series to one more model – a coupe and wagon Active Tourer added the convertible with a cloth roof.
The official premiere of the new car with folding top is planned for the Paris International Motor Show 2018-2019 which starts in October.
The roof of the German news develops in just 20 seconds.
In addition, if the machine has a feature Comfort Access, the fabric top can be folded by remote control.
Note that when the vehicle roof folding system does its job at a speed not exceeding 50 kilometers per hour.
In the basic version equipping the BMW 2-Series 2018-2019 model year gets the upper hand in black, and as an option available brown and silver colors of the roof.
The length of the new product reaches 443.2 centimeters in width – 177.4 cm.
The wheelbase of 269 centimeters.
Thus, the BMW 2-Series 2018-2019 model year to get longer and wider than its predecessor (the open version of the 1-Series the previous generation), respectively by 7.2 and 2.6 centimeters.
Also, the novelty of 3 cm longer wheelbase.
luggage compartment volume of the car is only 280 liters with the roof down and increases to 335 liters with raised tee top.
This is more respectively at 20 and 30 liters in comparison with open luggage modification 1-Series.
Besides this, the BMW 2-Series 2018-2019 model, the body became stiffer in torsion and bending, respectively, by 10 and 20 percent.
This was achieved thanks to the widespread use in the construction of heavy-duty steel grades of the machine.
Weight of the car in the base set up in 1510-five kilograms, an increase of 5 pounds more than a similar version of the model weighs 1-Series Convertible.
Note that modification of convertible M235i is the first open car in the M Performance range.
This version has engine capacity 326 hp, which can be paired with a dedicated six mechanical gearbox, and with an eight “automatic”.
With the “mechanics” car accelerates from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 5.2 seconds, and with “automatic” overclocking happening a little faster – in 5 seconds flat.
In the line of M Performance vehicle rims are available with a diameter of 18 inches (available as an option 19-inch wheels) with tires 245/35 rear and 225/40 front, more powerful brakes, sport steering, special suspension settings and a limited slip differential.
The motor range BMW 2-Series 2018-2019 model year included three more power units – two petrol and one diesel.
Gasoline engines have the same working volume of 2.0 liters, but different capacity – 184 (220i version) and 245 (version 228i) horsepower.
Diesel (modification 220d) produces about 190 horsepower and 400 Newton meters of maximum torque.
From zero to the first “hundred” diesel car with manual transmission accelerates in 7.5 seconds, and with automatic transmission – 7.4 seconds.
Sales convertible BMW 2-Series will be in February 2018-2019.
The cost of new items not yet been announced.
One of the main competitors “two” in the market will be open modification Audi A3, the value of which in Russia starts from 1,345,500 rubles.