BMW 2er: Now comes the convertible

Munich, September 10, 2014

Since spring 2014 is the 2 coupe on the market, now BMW also leaves the convertible version of the stack. The open 2er is his first major appearance at the Paris Motor Show ( 2 to 18 October 2014) have. Who wants to buy the fresh Munich, but has to wait a bit longer: In the trade, the fabric-covered mobile comes only on February 28, 2015 Like the coupe, and the 2 - cabriolet has grown compared to the 1-predecessor proud seven inches and now extends over 4.43 meters. This is a pretty adult value with which it dominates the first 3 Series Convertible 1985 by ten centimeters.

Hats off to 50 km / h

The new four-seater is covered by a soft-top roof that automatically disappears by pressing a button in a box in the rear. It takes 20 seconds and is also while driving up to 50 km / h. Who is the serial black to drab, can dig deeper into the pocket and the cap in anthracite or brown each with silver effect, order, .

More space in the trunk

For luggage there's a larger trunk than in the past: When the roof is closed, the stowage compartment swallows 335 liters, according to BMW even fit into five water tanks. With the roof open at least 280 liters still come under. Become much greater the load-through facility, available for an additional charge. The opening is created when folding the seatback and allows the carrying of two golf bags or two snowboards.

From 35.350 €

To launch the airy mobile is to have four engines. On the side of the petrol 220i with 184 hp for 35,350 euros and the 228i with 245 hp for 39,550 euros are available. Who wants a diesel, can access for 38,050 euros to 190 hp 220d. The two-liter engine is brand new and will soon be used in 2 Active Tourer and the 5 Series. In the four-cylinder 220d should consume 4.1 liters of fuel in combination with the optional eight-speed automatic, with manual transmission are 4.4 liters.

M235i with 326 PS: In five seconds to 100

The absolute stunner but has the M235i with its 326-hp turbo inline six-cylinder. The catapults in conjunction with the optional eight-speed Sport Automatic Convertible in the short five seconds to 100 km, as the coupe brother M235i the corresponding Convertible also comes with distinctive aprons, large air intakes and extra flap at the front. As befits a racing car in this class, driver and front passenger seats are packed in sports.

Tough competitor for the Porsche Boxster GTS

The technical equipment includes not only an M - Sport brake system and variable sports steering, but also a variable suspension tuning and a M - slip differential on the rear axle. On the M235i convertible we are certainly very excited ?? if it can be moved just as rapidly as the M235i coupe, then get the 330 hp Porsche Boxster GTS a tough opponent. And also the price: The BMW 235i Convertible costs 48,900 euros, the GTS Boxster will not start at 69,949 euros . (HD)