Rendering: 2013 BMW 2 Series Coupe

Rumors | June 30th, 2011 by 27
469213404844903599 750x500 Rendering: 2013 BMW 2 Series Coupe

In late 2012, BMW will introduce the second generation 1 Series Coupe.  Built on the F20 platform, the new 1 Series Coupe will move up …

In late 2012, BMW will introduce the second generation 1 Series Coupe.  Built on the F20 platform, the new 1 Series Coupe will move up in class and be sold under the 2 Series badge. The car will share some design cues with the recently unveiled 1er Hatchback, a controversial model that received mixed reviews.

At the front, the new 2 Series Coupe will most likely feature the same headlight design as the hatchback model. The front bumper is expected to have a more aggressive look and a lower stance.

At the rear, the taillights will receive the LED treatment and will continue to be designed with the usual BMW L-shape approach.

469213404844903599 655x432 Rendering: 2013 BMW 2 Series Coupe

Rendering by David Kiss

In the US, the new 2 Series family will include the Coupe and Convertible models, and a potential M2 from the M division. The engine offerings for the US will include the new four-cylinder turbo engines, along with a higher-end six-cylinder engine.

By positioning the new coupe and convertible as 2 Series products, BMW will be able to sell them at a premium price while including some of the options featured in higher-end models, like the 3 or 5 Series.

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[Source: Worldcarfans ]

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