[update] The video was pulled down, but we still have several screenshots.

Auto Bild has published a video which fully reveals the BMW 2-Series Coupe ahead of its official launch scheduled for Friday.

Looking considerably more refined than the defunct 1-Series Coupe, the new 2-Series adopts an evolutionary design which maintains the traditional BMW cues but updated for the first-ever 2-Series. Shown in Auto Bild's editorial is the 220d model with a light bronze paint scheme which doesn't do the coupe justice.

The 220d will come with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel rated at 181 bhp (135 kW) which will be good enough for a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) run in 7.1 seconds and a maximum speed of 146 mph (235 km/h). There will also be a more affordable 218d model featuring the same engine but detuned to 140 bhp (105 kW).

Check out the first related link below for further specs of the 220i and the M235i.

Gallery: BMW 2-Series Coupe fully revealed by German magazine

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