The Most Affordable Jaguar Was Published In Paris
Summer is over, spring is far away, but that hasn't stopped BMW to present in Paris, compartment 2 series in the back of the convertible. It is argued that the novelty will have to repeat the success of the most popular convertible in this segment is open BMW 1 series. The novelty has a soft convertible top and four engines.
In comparison with convertible"one", open BMW 2 series is larger in all directions, including dimensions wheelbase (2 690 mm), width gauge (1 556 mm on the rear axle) and trunk volume (from 280 to 335 l depending on the condition of the roof). The roof itself retracts into the Bay for 20 seconds and do it at speeds up to 50 km/H. the soft top can be made in three colors - standard black, and optional anthracite-silver and brown.
The dimensions quadruple drop through the active use of high-strength steels has become noticeably stiffer by 20% compared with the body of its predecessor. But at the same time open the "deuce" was increased on average by only 5 kg: weight the easy modification of the convertible is 1 510 kg
The most powerful version of the cabriolet will be the modification of the M Performance M235i, which received a three-326-horsepower turbo engine, providing 450 Nm can be segregational with either a 6-speed "mechanics" or 8-speed automatic transmission, with which the convertible accelerates to 100 km/h in 5 seconds and consumes about 8 litres of fuel per 100 km of the Most slow version was BMW 220i with two-liter 184-horsepower turbo engine, which spends acceleration to 100 km/h 7,6 (with automatic transmission). The third petrol engine, which received a convertible, with volume in the same two-liter develops 245 HP and acceleration to "hundreds" is the BMW 228i with automatic transmission exactly 6 seconds.
In addition to gasoline engines, the engine range entered and diesel that provides 190 HP and 400 Nm. This version turned out to be the most economical to 4.1 litres of fuel per 100 kilometers, and acceleration to 100 km/h ahead of the slowest petrol modification of only 0.2 seconds.
As options for convertible will be available with more powerful brakes M Sport adaptive suspension with an electronically dampers, steering with variable gear ratio, wheels dimension to 19 inches, and for the M235i is also a mechanical differential with limited friction.
Sales of the new convertible from BMW will begin in February 2015.
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