BMW India, on Tuesday, launched the BMW 220i, which is the petrol variant of the 2 Series Gran Coupé with an M Sport package, for the performance buff. The 220i M Sport will be produced locally like the rest of the variants, promoting Make-in-India.
The BMW 220i M Sport is priced at Rs 40.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The standard 2 Series Gran Coupé comes in two diesel trims- Sport line and MSport, ranging between Rs 39.30 lakh – Rs 41.40 lakh (ex-showroom). The BMW 220i M Sport will be available at dealerships from Tuesday, meaning one can check it out instantly.
In terms of power, the BMW 220i M Sport is powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that offers a power output of 192 PS and 280 Nm of torque. The engine is paired to an 8-speed Steptronic sport automatic transmission. The sedan offers shift-paddles on the steering wheel and the quick-shift control has been updated to smoothen out the rapid manual gear changes. The car can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 7.1 seconds, which is pretty good considering the size of the car.
In terms of the exterior and interior features and styling, the BMW has no changes in comparison to the diesel version. The sedan stands out with the modern and athletic exterior and the interior comes with a driver-focused cockpit coupled with a sporty aesthetic.
To add to this, the BMW Performance Control system, ARB tech, DSC, driving experience control switch, BMW Live Cockpit Professional, virtual assistant, gesture control, BMW Efficient dynamics are some of the features that make the sedan stand out in the portfolio of the company.
“The company continues to expand its product range as per evolving trends in the luxury car segment. We believe in offering the power of choice when it comes to fulfilling mobility needs and desires of BMW enthusiasts,” BMW Group India President Vikram Pawah said. Designed with a focus mainly on performance and sportiness, the new BMW 220i M Sport showcases a powerful uniqueness that suits the requirements of motorsport fans, he added.
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