BMW has revealed the first details of the upcoming 2 Series Coupe as the car’s prototypes undergo final testing.
For a start, the new coupe will utilise a rear-wheel drive platform. A 12% increase in torsional rigidity over the predecessor model is also promised with this revised platform, while dynamic driving struts at the rear are said to give the new coupe exceptional agility.
The tracks of the front and rear axle have also been widened for increased resistance to roll.
The 2 Series Coupe will come with stroke-dependent dampers as standard. The optional Adaptive M Chassis meanwhile, will come with electronically controlled dampers.
Model-specific steering, as well as the high connection stiffness of the support bearings on the front axle guarantee precise steering in the BMW 2 Series Coupe.
Those looking for yet further optimised precision when steering into bends or reduced steering effort when parking and manoeuvring will also be able to opt for the Variable Sports Steering .
The range-topping BMW M240i xDrive Coupe will draw its drive torque from an inline-6 petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology.
The powerplant, which produces 369bhp, will be combined with an 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission in this model.