The German car manufacturer BMW has ceased production of the 1-Series Coupe and Convertible. As you probably find out, the BMW 1-Series Convertible phased out in June, while the 1-Series Coupe rolled out of the production line in August.

This mustn’t shock you because, next week, BMW will launch the 2-Series Coupe. The convertible version will probably unveiled somewhere at the end of the year. The 2-Series Coupe will go on sale in March and the Convertible will arrive shortly thereafter. 

According to rumors, the upcoming 2-Series will be unveiled in three engine versions. A 2.0 liter petrol unit with 183 horsepower and 270 Nm peak of torque, a 2.0 liter diesel engine with 183 horsepower and 380 Nm and the mighty 3.0 liter petrol motor which is able to offer 326 horsepower and 450 Nm peak of torque.

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The latter version will be named M235i and will sprint from not to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds, while the top speed is clocked at 250 km/h. 

Source: BMW