If you are looking for a coupe compact size you’ve fallen into good account that the alternatives are not too high. On the one hand Toyota GT 86 and his brother, the Subaru BRZ tempted threatened by a Nissan 370Z on the other side more premium from a new Audi TT and BMW Coupe Series 2 is now put under the spotlight with a configuration that gives it a sporty look … although under the hood beat in a restrained 136 horses .
Giving up power in favor of a “premium” sports atmosphere seasoned with dyes
In this price range the Nissan 370Z is unrivaled when it comes to price-power terms, even against the 136 hp of BMW . In exchange the Series 2 offers a higher premium halo.
The Toyota GT 86 and Nissan 370Z I will itself provide greater power, a sporty atmosphere more suitable for the most burnt, for a really close price, but in return the BMW 2 Series offers a touch premium in the case of our candidate, equipped with finishing M Sport, I is topped by an extra sports.
The BMW 218i has a mechanical 1.5-liter petrol 136 horses delivered to the rear axle, an average consumption of 5.1 l / 100 km, 0 to 100 km / h of 8.8 seconds and a top speed of 210 km / h.
This mechanical access the BMW 218i would be priced promotional item 27,340 euros Were we to settle with finishing series, a finish which already enjoys climate bizona, Leather interior, multimedia system with 6.5-inch screen, Bluetooth, alloy wheels and steering light and rain sensor, but in the case of our candidate must add about 7,500 euros in finished “M Sport “.
By 34,808 euros we were therefore with 2 Series despite having access to mechanical boasts a full equipment in which the standard equipment he adds cruise control, fog lights, bi-xenon optical and parking sensor, but also has the touch M with a specific body kit, lighting package, alloy wheels 17 inches , M sports suspension and an interior in which the steering wheel M appears, sport seats with Alcantara upholstery, finished in anthracite roof and new interior trim.
Three alternatives to consider:
Given the sporty appearance of this BMW 218i M Sport and the price can assess
Toyota GT 86 – 200 hp – 32,300 euros
Nissan 370Z – 328 hp – 32,900 euros
Audi TT – 180 hp – 36,640 euros