Known for enhancing the appearance of Mzansi’s favorite BMW models by adding a dash of local flavour, the popular 1 & 2 Series models now receive Mzansi Edition flavour. The models receiving the Mzansi Edition flavour include the BMW 118i, BMW 128ti and BMW 218i Gran Coupe. The models are priced at R763,872, R838,160 and R781,972, respectively. The Mzansi Edition models are only on sale for a limited time.
The 118i and 128ti models sport the BMW M Sport package including a high-gloss Shadow Line on the kidney grille and frame, a front and rear spoiler, and side sill detailing. Both models feature M Carbon mirror caps fitment. The 118i and 128ti’s tailpipes are finished in Black Chrome but the latter model receives a rear carbon diffuser.
Both models are also fitted with distinctive red M Sport brake calipers, with the 118i sporting 18-inch M light alloy wheels and the 128ti sporting larger 19-inch M light alloy wheels. Exterior paint colors on offer for the ‘Ones’ include Alpine White and Skyscraper Grey and Black Sapphire as metallic colors. Alternatively, Melbourne Red Metallic and Misano Blue Metallic may be specified on the 118i whilst the 128ti is also available in Storm Bay Blue Metallic.
In the interior, Mzansi Edition flavour includes sport seats in a combination of black Trigon and Sensatec with M seat belts, BMW Live Cockpit Professional, a Panorama glass sliding roof, and a Hi-Fi loudspeaker system for the 118i model. Black and red cloth and Sensatec sport seats are fitted to the 128ti.
The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Mzansi Edition features the manufacturers M Sport package with high-gloss Shadow Line detailing on the kidney grille and frame, and rear tailgate spoiler. The tailpipes in the 218i Gran Coupe are also finished in Black Chrome along with the addition of M carbon mirror caps. Red M sport brakes are fitted to compliment the 19-inch M light double-spoke alloy wheels.
Exterior paint colors on offer for the 218i Gran Coupe include Alpine White and metallic colors Skyscraper Grey, Black Sapphire, Melbourne Red and Misano Blue. The interior features black sport seats complimented by M seat belts, BMW Live Cockpit Professional, a Panorama glass sliding roof and Hi-Fi loudspeaker system.
The BMW 118i and 218i Gran Coupe Mzansi Editions receive power from the familiar 1.5-litre engine which produces 103kW and 220Nm. The BMW 128ti Mzansi Edition retains the familiar 2.0-litre engine with BMW Twin-Power Turbo technology, churning out 180kW and 380Nm of torque.