BMW Group India has launched the new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Black Shadow edition. In accordance with “Make in India”, the special edition BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Black Shadow models will be locally-produced at BMW Plant in Chennai. Moreover, BMW has also mentioned that the special edition will be limited to just 24 units in India and will be available exclusively at BMW’s official online shop, from 7 December 2020 onwards.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran
Coupé perfectly blends the comfort of a sedan and the sportiness of a coupé. The new
‘Black Shadow’ edition with BMW ‘M’ Performance parts offers an excellent athletic edge
which further enhances the sporty character of the car in all aspects. Designed with a focus
on dynamics, it demonstrates powerful uniqueness tailored to suit the requirements of
motorsport enthusiastic customers. Available in limited units, the ‘Black Shadow’ edition
offers our discerning customers an exclusive opportunity to own the latest BMW four-door
New design elements enhance the exterior of the new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé to give it
even more dynamic looks. The ‘M’ Performance parts are not only visually attractive but also integral elements of the light-weight construction concept. The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Black Shadow Edition will be available in the M Sport design scheme, at a special ex-showroom price of Rs 42.30 lakh. The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé ‘Shadow Edition’ is available in two colors – Alpine White (non-metallic) and Black Sapphire (metallic). The upholstery available is Sensatec Oyster and Black.
What sets the special ‘Black Shadow’ edition apart is the special individualized content
from the BMW Individual high-gloss shadow line package along with BMW ‘M’ Performance
parts worth Rs 2.5 lakh. Moreover, the BMW ‘M’ Performance rear spoiler in high-gloss black, not only adds an attractive touch of visual flair but also optimizes airstream around the car to reduce lift.
The black chrome tailpipe finishers enhance the sporty rear view of the car. The 18-inch M Performance Y-Spoke Styling and the 554 M forged wheels in Jet Black Matt add to the sporty visual appeal of the car. Apart from this, just like some other premium sedans, the special edition gets a BMW Floating hub cap, which features the BMW logo, remains leveled at all times.
Inside the cabin, BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Shadow Edition gets newly designed Sport
Seats with electrical memory function, large 430 litres luggage compartment, which can be expanded by folding down the 40/20/40 split rear seat backrest. The illuminated trim, a segment-first, functions as a decorative lighting element with a space sharing effect in the dark. For an even better riding experience, the cabin also gets Ambient Lighting with six dimmable design.
Power and performance:
Under the hood, the two-litre four-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo diesel engine produces an output of 190bhp and a maximum torque of 400Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 kmph in just 7.5 seconds. The car comes mated to an eight-speed Steptronic sport automatic transmission with other performance-focused features like Launch Control, steering wheel paddle shifters, and cruise control with braking function.
There are also a host of BMW ConnectedDrive technologies and BMW Live Cockpit Professional, which includes 3D Navigation, a 12.3-inch digital instrument display and a 10.25-inch Control Display, BMW Virtual Assistant, Wireless Charging for mobile phones, Parking Assistant with Rear View Camera, Reversing Assistant, and Wireless Apple CarPlay, that ensures seamless smartphone connection with the car to access several functions.
On the safety front, the BMW Safety technologies include six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, ARB technology (actuator contiguous wheel slip limitation system), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer, and crash sensors, ISOFIX child seat mounting and integrated emergency spare wheel under the load floor.