BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied

With what appeared to be an M2 Gran Coupe spotted only last month, it was only a matter of time before more ordinary variants of the four-door 2 Series emerged.

Here's the latest; given the M-branded wheels, blue brake calipers, twin exhausts and spoiler, we'd hazard a guess at this being an M Performance 2 Series GC, an M240i or similar. Given architecture is expected to be shared with the current car - it's all a little confusing, what with another 1 Series on the way - you would have to hope that the straight six and rear-drive is carried over, though the situation is unclear at present.

These latest shots do at least reveal more of the Gran Coupe shape, which is, well, as to be expected. It's like a four-door BMW, with a Hofmeister kink and stance suggesting rear-wheel drive, albeit a little swoopier than usual. Note as well the 3 Series-style headlights rear lights with some 8 Series influence.

With so much still in disguise, and relatively little known of this 2 Series at the moment, there are still a lot of gaps to fill in. At present the Gran Coupe is due in 2020, so a motor show debut at the end of the year - Frankfurt in September, for example - seems likely.

Images: S. Baldauf/S.B. Medien

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  • 3795mpower 20 Feb 2019

    Given the front brake calliper location I’m guessing FWD.

  • Challo 20 Feb 2019

    I presume this is to complete against the Audi A3 Saloon.

  • sgtbash 20 Feb 2019

    But isnt the 2 series a smaller 3 series (which is also a 4 series gran coupe) but in 2 door style, so this is now back to 3 series 4 door style?


    Edited by sgtbash on Wednesday 20th February 16:11

  • Joratk 20 Feb 2019

    Xdrive M2 saloon would be tasty. wink

  • J4CKO 20 Feb 2019

    With all the multitude of models BMW are making, niche within a niche, is the camouflage for our benefit or so they have a surprise when cars come back in, a bit like drunk eBay and Amazon ordering ?

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