The 2 Series family is growing, in every way - here's the latest
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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