Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BMW 2 Series Convertible Early Next Year Starting At $38,850

The new BMW 2 Series Convertible follows the 2 Series Coupe that arrived in earlier this year and is more than 30 percent more efficient than its 128i predecessor. It's coming to the U.S. as the 228i with a 240 horsepower 2.0 liter four-cylinder twin-scroll turbocharged engine mated to an 8-speed sport automatic transmission accelerating from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds for an MSRP of $38,850 (including $950 destination and handling). The 228i xDrive with the all-wheel drive system will cost $40,650. The M235i convertible, a near 20 percent improvement over its 135i Coupe predecessor, with a 320 horsepower 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo inline six engine mated to either an 8-speed sport automatic or six-speed manual transmission and a 0-60 mph time of 4.8 seconds will be offered at an MSRP of $48,650. The all new 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible will arrive in U.S. showrooms in early 2015.