Singapore Motorshow 2020: F44 BMW 218i Gran Coupe introduced

By CARSIFU | 12 January 2020

SINGAPORE: The BMW 218i Gran Coupe (F44) was unveiled at the Singapore Motoroshow (2020).

Due to officially arrive in the coming few months, the car is expected to be priced around the SGD$170,000 (RM515,000) mark.

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Riding on the same platform as the X1 and X2 compact sport utility vehicles, the 2 Series Gran Coupe has a 2,670mm wheelbase and measures in at 4,526mm-long, 1,800mm-wide and 1,420mm-tall.

Seen here as a 218i, it means that a 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbocharged B38 engine powers the front-wheels with its a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission to manage power delivery.

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Output has been rated at 138hp from 4,600 to 6,500rpm and 220Nm of torque from 1,480 to 4,200rpm and allows the 218i to sprint from 0 to 100kph in 8.7 seconds.

Although unofficial, standard equipment for the 218i should mean that it will come equipped with full-LED headlights, 17-inch wheels and a standard sport steering wheel among others as well as the option to upgrade and/or add M Sport goodies.

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