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2018 BMW M240i Coupe is a 2-door performance coupe that offers great luxury in addition to practicality and comfort. Perhaps those unaware of the 2 Series might like to know that the aging performance car, unlike the modern BMWs, lacks in tech and perfection. Worry not though as there are several desirable features that put the 2018 BMW M240i Coupe among the top picks in the luxury performance 2-door coupe segment. To those with a basic comprehension of the standard 2 Series from BMW, it is easy to notice the aggressiveness in exterior styling featured in the 2018 BMW M240i Coupe.

At a starting price of $45,450, 2018 BMW M240i Coupe succeeds in becoming one of the most affordable cars in its segment. Moreover, there are a galore of optional upgrades available at some expense.

Driving and Performance

2018 BMW 240i Coupe is joyous to drive. Unlike other rides in the entry-level sports performance luxury segment, the 240i Coupe’s comfort doesn’t come at the expense of handling. Instead, it delivers a harmonious pairing of the two.

Whether you need to unwind on the highways or commute to your workplace, 2018 BMW M240i Coupe is up for facing all driving challenges. A responsive acceleration and a powerful braking system paired with smooth handling make for a confidence inspiring package.

The 2018 BMW M240i specs includes a 2.0L turbocharged engine is capable of outperforming an initial 0-60 MPH acceleration and then beyond. Paired with the robust engine is the smooth 8-speed automatic transmission, which is quick to respond to driver’s inputs.

2018 BMW M240i Coupe

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Interior

2018 BMW M240i Coupe offers a lavish cabin and interior that is upscale and spacious. In fact, the front seats have more than enough headroom and legroom to accommodate even larger people. For the 2018 iteration, BMW has added more space to the interiors of the M240i.

With a maximum seating capacity of 4, the car has enough space in the back to comfort 2 medium-sized adults in relative comfort. The luxury sports ride features standard black leather seats, Dakota leather upholstery, and an M Sports steering wheel.

For entertainment, the M240i comes with the iDrive infotainment system paired with a 6.5-inch display. Available features include satellite navigation, USB and Bluetooth support, DAB radio and BMW’s ConnectedDrive apps.

Exterior

The car’s 18-inch alloy wheels, an aerodynamic body kit, sports steering rack, etc. add up to give it an aggressively sporty styling. The Coupe also boasts an integrated rear spoiler. Despite the relatively affordable price, the little BMW succeeds in offering a pure coupe design. This is achieved by means of a downsized two-door design with a clear distinction between the roof and the boot line. Though the 2 series shares some panels with the 1 series , the bumpers and headlights are completely different. The LED headlights, trademark kidney grille, etc, remain the same as the previous incarnation. An adaptive M sports suspension with variable dampers are optional.


Safety

For 2018, the M240i comes with multiple airbags and ABS as standard safety features. The Driving Assistance package adds a forward collision warning system with automatic emergency braking and a lane departure warning system.

Though NHTSA hasn’t rated the 2018 BMW 240i Coupe, IIHS gave stellar ratings to the ride. There are only 2 LATCH sets available with the ride anyhow. Moreover, the 2-door body makes the rear-seat access somewhat tricky.

Final Verdict

2018 BMW M240i Coupe is one of the few entry-level sports luxury 2-door rides that offer a comprehensive package of performance, reliability, and style. In addition to giving its class rivals a hard time with an excellent handling, the ride also features an upscale interior.

While some performance coupes fall short in offering performance in style, the 2-series M Coupe gets it right. The price-tag is alluding for buyers. Can’t decide what you can do between soaring on highways and commuting with the M240i? Well, try both!



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