BMW 218i Gran Coupe dropped for Thailand, they now get the 220i

Shaun · Jun 16, 2021 03:13 PM

BMW 218i Gran Coupe dropped for Thailand, they now get the 220i 01

BMW Thailand has introduced the BMW 220i Gran Coupe Sport, which is locally-assembled and sits below the 220i Gran Coupe M Sport. The BMW 218i Gran Coupe variant has been dropped from the line-up.

BMW 218i Gran Coupe dropped for Thailand, they now get the 220i 02

Back in early 2020, The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe was launched in Thailand with only one variant – the fully-imported 218i M Sport. The locally-assembled BMW 220i M Sport arrived towards the end of 2020.

BMW 218i Gran Coupe dropped for Thailand, they now get the 220i 01

Which means currently, only 2 variants of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe are offered in Thailand – 220i Sport and 220i M Sport, priced at 1,999,000 baht (RM 264k) and 2,169,000 baht (RM 286k) respectively.

BMW 218i Gran Coupe dropped for Thailand, they now get the 220i 02

Power comes from the B48 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that makes 192 PS/280 Nm, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. 0-100 km/h is dispatched in 7.1 seconds and tops out at 238 km/h.

BMW 218i Gran Coupe dropped for Thailand, they now get the 220i 03

Inside, the 220i Sport features the BMW Live Cockpit Plus system with an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment display and a 5.1-inch display flanked by analogue dials. It gets single-zone automatic climate control and powered front seats.

BMW 218i Gran Coupe dropped for Thailand, they now get the 220i 04

Safety wise, the Driving Assistant package is omitted hence no ADAS for the 2 Series Gran Coupe. It does, however, come with the Parking Assistant feature.

Also read: 

2020 BMW 218i Gran Coupe launched in Thailand, 1.5L turbo, 7-speed DCT, RM 319k

Locally-assembled 2020 BMW (F44) 218i Gran Coupe M Sport launched in Malaysia, from RM 211k

Shaun

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The quest for automotive knowledge began as soon as the earliest memories. Various sources information, even questionable ones, have been explored including video games, television, magazines, or even internet forums. Still stuck in that rabbit hole.

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