Specifications for the BMW 2-series coupé have been leaked online.
Three models in the range - the 220i coupé, 220d coupé and the M235i coupé have all had full technical details published on an internet forum.
The 220d coupé will be powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine producing 181bhp and 280lb ft of torque. BMW says the car can cover a 0-62mph sprint in 7.1 seconds (7.2 seconds for the automatic version), while top speed is 143mph. The 220d promises 63mpg on a combined cycle, and has CO2 emissions of 119g/km. Its kerb weight is 1375kg.
The 220i coupé puts out the same 181bhp as the diesel variant, but is powered by a 2.0-litre twin-turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine producing slightly less torque, at 199lb ft. The 220i has a slightly higher top speed of 146mph, and posts a faster 0-62mph time of 7.0 seconds. BMW says this variant is capable of 46mpg on a combined cycle and CO2 emissions of 142g/km.
With an engine output of 322bhp from its 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder turbocharged engine, the M235i is the most powerful variant in the range to be revealed so far. It also produces the most torque, at 332lb ft, and has the fastest 0-62mph sprint time and top speed, at 5.0 seconds and 155mph respectively. As you'd expect, the M235i is also the least green of the range, capable of just 35mpg on a combined cycle and with CO2 emissions of 189g/km.
The car was caught practically undisguised just a few months ago.
BMW's 2-series nameplate will be used for replacements for today’s 1-series coupé and cabriolet models. This move, similar to the renaming of the 3-series coupé and cabriolet models as 4-series for their next generation, is part of BMW’s plans to provide greater differentiation between saloons, estates and hatchbacks and their coupé and cabriolet siblings