BMW: The 2er Gran Tourer comes

Munich, 11 February 2015

That BMW will bring a longer version of its compact van, the 2er Active Tourer, was no longer secret. At the Geneva Motor Show ( March 5 to 15 2015), it is now so far: The Munich-based manufacturer presents the 2er Gran Tourer.

Two retractable single seats in the trunk

The Gran Tourer is 4.56 meters long (that's 22 inches longer than the Active Tourer ), 1.80 meters wide and 1.61 meters high. Its trunk can hold a minimum of 645 liters of luggage, thanks to a sliding rear bench seat along the volume to 805 liters can be extended. And by folding the seatbacks three parts ( that should work via a button) allows you to store up to 1,905 liters. That's not bad. On request, in third row two individual seats that can be folded into the cargo floor

Five turbocharged engines and four-wheel drive

With the launch of five turbo engines with three or four cylinders are to be had from 116 to 192 hp, the election also communicates with the 220d xDrive Gran Tourer with a four-wheel drive. In the case of equipment options, there are many well-known from the Active Tourer and other BMW models assistance systems, including a head-up display and a Traffic Jam Assistant.

New App for Tablet

For the entertainment of the guests in the rear can provide the new app " myKIDIO ". This application is available for the first time with the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer and provides series, movies, audiobooks, podcasts on tablet computers. The driver or passenger can the played content via iDrive Controller and the Control Display operate and control. In addition, the children can read in the rear by means of the "BMW Kids cockpit " ride relevant information such as arrival time, speed or outside temperature.

Four trim levels for a basic model

The Gran Tourer be ordered in four model lines: The model Advantage includes, inter alia, dual-zone automatic climate control, parking assistance, cruise control with brake function and a multifunction steering wheel. The Sportline comes with special alloy wheels and sports seats. Noble is in the Luxury Line, which is equipped with chrome trim, selected alloy wheels and leather upholstery. Furthermore, the model M Sport, among others, M Aerodynamics package, a high-gloss Shadow Line, an M leather steering wheel and M sports seats available for election. With the prices BMW has yet to comment. The Active Tourer starts at 27,200 euros, the Gran Tourer is likely to be more expensive. (HD)