It is based upon a tauter spring/damper calibration along with stiffer anti-roll bars. In the M Sport variation, the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer features 17-inch or 18-inch M lightalloy wheels. As an alternative, drivings can choose a framework with Dynamic Damper Control. Utilizing the Driving Experience Control switch, drivers can choose between 2 different damping settings depending upon the driving scenario. Variable sport steering enables the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer to be guided with even greater dexterity and accuracy. Parking and turning manoeuvres need less guiding input and, at greater speeds, variable sport steering makes sure greater straightline stability, optimum track holding and very exact directional control.
Driving Experience Control switch with ECO PRO mode
The new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer likewise provides the driving the alternative of stylish, comfortable or specifically affordable total car settings based on the driving situation or individual preference. ECO PRO, SPORT and COMFORT modes are readily available via the Driving Experience Control switch in front of the centre console. A press of a button phones a predefined set-up that configures the powertrain and chassis parts accordingly.
The driving pleasure on tap in the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer is not simply down to the brand’s normal driving dynamics but likewise thanks to exemplary levels of fuel economy. The latter comes thanks to the BMW EfficientDynamics development strategy and its raft of measures that reach essentially every feature of the vehicle. And it is one of the factors why the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer occupies a prime position in regards to performance and fuel performance not just among its direct rivals.
On-demand operation of supplementary units and ECO PRO mode. In the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer the ancillary units and electrical consumers form part of a smart energy management system. Ondemand operation of the coolant pump, a map-controlled oil pump and Electric Power Guiding that eats energy just when required all add to decreasing fuel consumption. ECO PRO mode, turned on by means of the Driving Experience Control switch, likewise assists the driver attain an effective and economical driving design without jeopardizing on convenience. This function allows an enhancement in fuel economy of up to 20 per cent, while the coasting function (Steptronic just) and ECO PRO Path (in conjunction with the navigation system) can save yet more fuel.
Smart light-weight design: high driving characteristics, low fuel consumption. Smart lightweight design plays an important role in attaining efficiency and agility while likewise boosting the vibrant driving qualities of the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer. High-tensile and ultra-high-tensile multi-phase steels and elements that are exactly tailored to their function (so-called tailored blanks) lend the body a high degree of stiffness combined with extremely low weight. Together with the use of advanced composite products, the application of aluminium also ensures that the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer brings no excess weight to the scales. The bumper supports, steering shaft, brake guards and wheel swivel bearings are all made from aluminium to trim weight, enhance the trademark BMW driving characteristics and protect outstanding fuel economy.