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BMW is Officially Bringing the 2 Series to Pakistan

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  1. Janbaz Rao

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    BMW is Officially Bringing the 2 Series to Pakistan
    AQIB KHAN


    BMW Pakistan has announced that it will launch two BMW 2 Series 2017 models in the country. The European car maker hasn’t given us a launch date yet. However, we expect them to launch the new models in the coming weeks.

    Have a look at the cars yourself:

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    BMW 2 Series 2017 Coupe

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    BMW 2 Series 2017 Convertible

    Engine and Fuel Economy
    Both of these models belong to the same cheaper 218i series.

    They will have BMW’s 3-cylinder, 12-valve, 1499cc water-cooled turbocharged engine.

    The engine is capable of producing 136 BHP and 220 Nm of torque at 1250 RPM.

    The BMW 218i Coupe accelerates from 0-100 in 8.9 seconds and has a top speed of 210 KMH while the 218i Convertible accelerates from 0-100 in 9.6 seconds and has a top speed of 205 KMH.

    As for the fuel economy, BMW claims that the 218i Coupe can do 17 km/l and 19 km/l in urban and extra-urban environments, respectively. The 218i Convertible on the other hand can manage 16 km/l and 18 km/l inter-city and out of city, respectively.

    5 Series Launched This Year
    The auto-giant has already launched the 2017 BMW 5 Series 530i in Pakistan this year. They are working dedicatedly to highlight their name in Pakistan’s auto industry by bringing new models and extending their market share.

    At present 5 models of BMW are on the roads,

    • BMW 3 Series
    • BMW 5 Series
    • BMW X1
    • BMW X4
    • BMW X5
    Will Be Launched in Limited Numbers
    At present, only a few units of the 218i Coupe and Convertible will be launched to observe the Pakistani consumer’s reaction. If enough interest is witnessed, BMW will roll out more units of the new models countrywide.

    The 2 Series cars are expected to come with reasonable price tags that could take on the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic’s top end models. Expect a price of around Rs. 3.7 million to 4.0 million.

    BMW (Bavaria Motor Works) is a symbol of expensive and luxury cars. It began its service in Pakistan in 2004, partnering with the Dewan group. Since then, BMW has been the most prominent of German automakers in Pakistan.

    Fruits of The New Auto Policy
    Ever since the government announced the new Auto Industry Development Policy, we haven’t seen many automobile manufacturers launch their cars in Pakistan. With BMW’s new cars coming soon we might be seeing a different trend in the future. if the company finally starts manufacturing such vehicles locally.
     
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  2. American Pakistani

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    Does BMW assemble any of their cars in Pakistan or it will be another importing burden on economy.:what:.
     
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    3 series are good, they have fine balance between power & cost compared to rest of the series.
     
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    Didn't they backed out of two firm defence deals with Pakistan?
     
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    Looks like Pak folks have found a long lost Hazine!!! On a serious note, Pak urgently needs a GDP revision...
     
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    Pakistan backed out cause we cant finance shit.
     
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    They're not looking to sell small family cars. They're looking to market these as afirdable sports car for the upper car.
    If there's enough interest then they will roll out more models. This is the cheapest car they order, if people don't shiw interest in this then how will they ever sell 3 series
     
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    nah, its pretty hard to do that. middle class will see more value in top of the line honda or toyota than bare mininum bmw. Infact BMW will be bought by the pretty rich ppl who will find 2 series below their standards.

    may be good for ppl who aspire for bmw brand , other than that I doubt it will click. Unless every politician buys it as toy for their teenage children.
     
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    Nice looking cars.

    I hope they are built in Pakistan.
     
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    fail

    They should bring 1 series in Pakistan
     
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    Who in Pakistan can afford these?
     
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    Shit car.
    Crappy interior.
    Too small and cramped inside
     
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    The M2 version is half decent, though.
     
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    I have seen enough X5s in Pakistan and I was there for 2 weeks only
     
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    :woot:

    Please elaborate, which defence deals?