RWD 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe makes amends to enthusiasts for 2 Series GC

Shaun · May 18, 2021 09:00 AM

RWD 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe makes amends to enthusiasts for 2 Series GC 01

BMW has released its initial photos and details of the upcoming 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe (codenamed G42), which is now in the final phase of development process.

RWD 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe makes amends to enthusiasts for 2 Series GC 02

Unlike the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe, the 2 Series Coupe rides on the CLAR platform with a longitudinally-positioned engine and rear-wheel drive layout. BMW says the 2 Series Coupe possesses an almost 50/50 front to rear weight distribution. Enthusiasts shall be aroused.

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RWD 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe makes amends to enthusiasts for 2 Series GC 01

Yes, it drifts.

Until the full-fat M2 arrives, the range topper will be the M240i with the B58 3.0-litre straight-six turbocharged engine, making 374 PS and is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Drive is sent to all four wheels via the xDrive all-wheel drive system.

RWD 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe makes amends to enthusiasts for 2 Series GC 02

BMW says the system's rear-wheel oriented design ensures hallmark BMW driving pleasure in conjunction with a power distribution that adapts to adverse road and weather conditions. The xDrive system gets the M sports differential at the rear axle with an electronic variable locking effect.

RWD 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe makes amends to enthusiasts for 2 Series GC 03

Lower rung models such as the BMW 220i and 230i are exclusively rear-wheel driven, as reported by Autocar. The 230i will receive a 245 PS version of the B48 turbocharged 4-cylinder engine.

RWD 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe makes amends to enthusiasts for 2 Series GC 04

Prototype model believed to be the 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe

More details of the 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe will be revealed in the coming months, while sales in Europe are expected to begin in Q4 2021 and deliveries commencing in early 2022.

Also read: Leaked: Could this be the all-new G42 BMW 2 Series Coupe?

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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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