The BMW M2 has been rumored and long-debated but now we have the confirmation that the model is officially launched, the carmaker also revealing the full details.
The 2016 BMW M2 Coupe is based on the BMW 2002 and the E30 M3, becoming the top of the line version from the 2-Series, and out-passing the M235i with its complete M Performance package.
We also have the confirmation that the all-new BMW M2 Coupe is packing the 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder wngine, with impressive 370 horsepower and 465 Nm of torque. The engine uses a standard six-speed manual, allowing a sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds. The optional seven-speed M Double Clutch transmission with Drivelogic helps the M2 reach 100 km/h in just 4.3 seconds. The topping also at 250 km and 270 respectively.
Despite the sheer performance, the new BMW M2 does not come cheap in terms of fuel consumption. It burns out around 8.5L/100 km in the manual and 7.9L/100 km in the automatic.
From a visual standpoint, the 2016 BMW M2 looks like a top of the line model should look like, coming with a choice of four exterior colors, the Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Long Beach Blue metallic and Mineral Grey. The colors are complemented by a plethora of M Performance parts.
The entire body style is aggressive, thanks to the new low front apron with wider air intakes, M gills, wide rear with the M twin-tailpipe exhaust system, as well as the 19-inch double-spoke alloy wheels. Overall, the BMW M2 looks as sportier and aggressive as the M4.
The 2016 BMW M2 also makes use of the latest safety features, like the Pedestrian Warning, Collision Warning, City Braking, Park Distance Control, Lane Departure Warning, or the Speed Limit.
Other important features include the Active M differential, the M Servotronic steering with the M brakes and the MDM (Dynamic Stability Control`s M Dynamic Mode), which allows the driver to better control the car in different road conditions.
Inside, the cabin of the all-new BMW M2 is also adorned with the M signature on the sports seats, leather steering wheel, footrest, door sills, gearshift lever and so on.
Please find in the photo gallery below the full details with the 2016 BMW M2 Coupe and don’t forget that your opinion does count!