BMW is not yet ready to let the journalist behind the wheel of the highly anticipated BMW M2 sports coupe. But they did allow the XCAR crew to come and film a stationary example and have a walk around it. So this is your best look yet at the new M2 and the best footage possible to appreciate the car’s unique design.
Some say BMW M2 is going to upset the M4’s market as it is cheaper, cooler, and in the real world almost as fast. One could say it even sounds better than its big brother. So is BMW shooting themselves in one of the legs? Or is the M2 going to attract a whole different group of people?
2016 BMW M2 highlights:
M design body kit with large air intakes, muscular flanks and M gills
19-inch aluminium M double-spoke design wheels
M-specific twin-tailpipe exhaust system
M steering wheel with Alcantara and blue stitching
M sorts seats and M gearshift lever
Three-litre six-cylinder in-line engine M TwinPower Turbo
272 kW/370 hp and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft)
Seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT)
0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.3 seconds
Top speed electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph)
Fuel consumption 7.9 litres per 100 km (35.8 mpg imp)
CO2 emissions of just 185 g/km