BMW is out testing an up to date model of its 2-Sequence Gran Coupe, the compact sedan that first arrived in 2019 as a 2020 mannequin.
The up to date model is considered coming late this yr or early subsequent as a 2024 mannequin, or presumably a 2025 mannequin. It should arrive alongside an up to date model of the associated 1-Sequence Hatchback to be bought abroad. Each fashions will undertake the newest model of BMW Group’s FAAR platform designed for for front-wheel-drive automobiles.
The two-Sequence Gran Coupe prototype is closely camouflaged, suggesting important modifications are deliberate. There are rumors BMW could market the automobile as a next-generation mannequin.
The headlights on the up to date mannequin are a brand new design, and there additionally seems to be a brand new grille. The entrance fascia can also be a brand new design and appears to function a extra horizontal theme. On the rear, it seems that the taillight signature shall be new and the fascia will tackle a cleaner design.
2025 BMW 2-Sequence Gran Coupe facelift spy pictures – Picture credit score: Baldauf
Inside, the 2-Sequence Gran Coupe is prone to lastly undertake the extra fashionable sprint design discovered within the associated 2-Sequence Energetic Tourer bought abroad. This implies a bigger infotainment display screen and a brand new heart console with extra controls, together with a small nub for altering gears, versus the normal upright lever.
It is not clear what’s deliberate for the powertrain lineup. Extra energy is feasible, particularly for the range-topping M235i whose present 2.0-liter turbo-4 is nice for 301 hp. It is potential we’ll see a bump to 312 hp, which matches the output the identical engine makes within the associated X1 M35i crossover that is additionally coming for 2024. The most recent prototype is for the M235i variant, as indicated by the large brakes and quad-exhaust suggestions.
A plug-in hybrid powertrain might also be added to the lineup, since there aren’t any plans for an electrical 2-Sequence Gran Coupe simply but. Any plug-in hybrid powertrain would additionally possible be borrowed from the 2-Sequence Energetic Tourer whose personal plug-in hybrid variant contains a 3-cylinder engine and electrical motor for as much as 321 hp mixed.
BMW is cooking up one other compact mannequin that can possible attain the U.S. Additionally out testing is a redesigned X2 crossover, the present model of which is bought within the U.S. With the redesigned X2, BMW will provide an iX2 electrical possibility for the primary time.