2016 BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 , 21:02:03 byVeronica

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BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

The Bavarian carmaker BMW has released a new model for all its fans, the new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer. This is actually the first premium compact model in the world to offer up to 7 seats and still have the mobility required from young families. The carmaker has prepared 5 turbo engines and all-wheel drive with 3 and 4 cylinders capable of generating between 116 horsepower and 192 horsepower. These are combined with the special BMW EfficientDynamics package which provides great dynamics, maximum efficiency and lower CO2 emissions.


To be more specific on the engines, one of them refers to the 218i which comes equipped with a 1.5-liter TwinTurbo Power 3-cylinder unit capable of generating 136 PS and 220 Nm of torque. This enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km-h in 9.5 seconds and to reach a top speed of 205 km-h. Next on the list is the 220i which is equipped with a 2.0 liter TwinPower Turbo 4+cylinder capable of generating 192 PS and 280 Nm of torque. This output enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 in 7.6 seconds and to reach a223 km-h.


In terms of diesel engine, we will get the 216d with a 1.5 liter TwinPower Turbo 3 cylinder engine that produces 116 PS and 270 Nm of torque. Next we have the 218d equipped with a 2.0 liter TwinTurbo Turbo 4 cylinder engine capable of producing 150 PS and 330 Nm of torque. Last and not least we have the 220d xDrive with a 2.0 liter Twin Power Turbo 4 czlinder engine capable of generating 190 PS and 400 Nm of torque. It comes equipped with an 8 speed automatic transmission as standard which enables the model to accelerate from 0 to 100 km-h in 7.6 seconds and to reach a top speed of 218 km-h.