2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Makes Its Entry-Level Case at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

The German automaker have officially revealed the 2 Series Sedan before its full debut at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. This comes as good news to a number of people who were waiting for the 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe. After the debut, it is going to be sold in 228i and M235i forms with the latter being the sportiest of the two. This car is expected to offer competition to the Mercedes-Benz A- class and Audi A3 thus making it a force to reckon with.

To make it stand out from other cars in the market, BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe’s exterior does its best to hide the fact that it is not a rear-wheel-drive car. This is made possible thanks to the inoffensive typical BMW kidney bean grilles in together with par-for-the-course Bimmer headlights. These headlights contain LED accents and a roof line that perfectly flow into a slight integrated trunk spoiler.

Looking at the rear, you will notice a smack-dab that disclose sits most polarizing design trail in the thin LED taillights. Underneath the metal is a 2.0-liter turbo-four engine that is available in two flavors. If you are into 228i model, then you are set to get less powerful tune with 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. On the other hand, the M235i boasts of a 301hp and 332 lb-ft of torque.

As for the speed. The base 2 Series Gran Coupe will sprint to 60 mph in 6 seconds flat. The M235i version is quite different as it achieves the same in 4.7 seconds. This is mainly because of the additional gusto from a reinforced crankshaft, larger turbocharger and modified fuel injectors to mention a few. However, you should not expect to get any of these cars as a front-wheel drive car. The good news is that xDrive is standard on all the 2 Series-Gran Coupes models and works with a wheel-slip limiter. This is a car worth watching out for especially if you are a huge fan of BMWs.

Hero launches 3 new bikes, know about their features

Hero Motocorp, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker, has launched three new premium bikes at the same time and has exploded in the auto market. Hero’s intention is to further strengthen the grip in the three new bikes of the X-series. Let us tell you that Hero X is a sporty bike series, under which the company has launched three bikes. The company expects these bikes to attract the youth especially.


Hero’s X-Series includes a bike capable of exceeding 150 cc. The Xtreme 200R and XTREME SPORTS have already exploded in the company’s series. The three bikes that the company launched on Wednesday include XPulse200, XPulse200T and Xtreme200S models. The three bikes of the ex-showroom prize in Delhi ranged from Rs. 94 thousand to 1.05 lakh rupees.


Equipped with 200 cc engine, XPulse200T costs Rs 94 thousand, XPulse200 costs 97 thousand rupees and Xtrem200S is worth 98,500 rupees. The value of XPulse’s fuel injection variant is worth 1.05 lakh rupees. Sales Head of the company Sanjay Bhan told that he wants to increase his presence in the premium segment. It cannot be overnight at the top level, it is a long-term plan. To become a leader in the premium category, the company will launch more models with a more robust engine.


Hero Motocorp’s Xtreme200S has a 7-step mono shock suspension. The rider will not let shocks fall in the pit. Xtreme200S is sporty bike. It will run in the highways and even in the strong winds. XPulse200T is a touring bike. Its retro style is fantastic. XPulse200 is launched with two variants CV carburetor and Fuel injection. XPulse200’s strong engine generates torque of 18.4 PS and 17.1 Nm. This is an adventure bike.

A premium category of more than 150 cc engine has an annual market of about 3 million units. Hero Motocorp is at the top of the domestic market in the entry level and in the range of 150 cc, but the company has no special status in the category of more than 150 cc.