The verdict has fallen! We now know who is “The most beautiful car of the year 2019”. Elected as part of the 2020 International Automobile Festival, the winner is … the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé (photo)! In the list of achievements, the “four-door coupe” derived from the Series 1 succeeds the Peugeot 508, crowned in 2019.
More than 120,000 internet users participated in this election and in the ranking, with more than half of the votes (53.32% of the votes), the German ahead of the Peugeot e-208 100% electric (26.45%) and the new Mazda 3 (20.22%). The Ford Puma, Land Rover Defender and Mercedes CLA coupe had been eliminated in recent weeks.
A “dynamic slender figure”
“The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé has distinguished itself by its dynamic, slender silhouette which takes up the stylistic codes of the coupe, particularly like the four frameless glass doors.”, Explained the organizers of the International Automobile Festival in a press release.
“The broad and compact silhouette testifies to the resolutely sporty character of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé. Its dynamic bow and the reinterpretation of the brand's codes give it a very assured style. On the sides, the precisely drawn lines play with the shadow. and light to underline the agility and elegance that characterize modern BMW coupes. “, they add.
To participate in the election, each model must have been registered by its manufacturer and have been marketed in 2019 at a price below € 60,000.
Star of the exhibition “Concept-car and automotive design” in Paris
From January 29 to February 2, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé will be in the spotlight of the exhibition “Concept-car and automotive design” at the Hôtel National des Invalides, in Paris.
Offered with two petrol blocks of 140 and 306 hp as well as a diesel of 190 hp, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé starts at € 31,150 on the French market (218i 140 ch).
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