Theophilus Chin has digitally imagined a Gran Coupe version of the upcoming 2-Series Coupe.

Theophilus Chin has digitally imagined a Gran Coupe version of the upcoming 2-Series Coupe.

BMW will inaugurate the 2-Series lineup next year when the coupe will go on sale, following a possible reveal before the end of 2013. It will be followed by the soft top convertible several months later, while 2015 will see the introduction of the 2-Series Gran Coupe. As you would imagine, the four-door coupe will be aimed at the Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3 Sedan.

It will be slightly longer than the 2-Series Coupe and should offer more room for rear passengers. Technically it will be identical to the regular version so it will come as standard with a rear-wheel drive layout combined with a variety of 4-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines. There could also be an M235i Gran Coupe with a six-cylinder gasoline engine but this hasn't been confirmed at the moment of writing.

Our spies already snapped a few pics of an undisguised M235i Coupe powered by the 6-cylinder, 3.0-liter residing inside the M135i. The power unit churns 320 HP (235 kW) and 332 lb-ft (450 Nm) which grants the hatchback with a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 4.9s so the 2-Series models should be slightly faster.

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