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Price and specifications BMW M2 2023


The Second generation BMW M2 coupe is on its way to land in Australia from Q2 2023, with prices from $119,900 before on-road costs with a manual or automatic transmission.

That’s $28,000 more than it is now Top BMW M240i xDrive$10,000 more than Previous M2 Competitionbut about $65,000 cheaper than Competition M4.

In BMW’s words, designed to “encapsulate pure driving pleasure”, the new M2 offers all the ingredients: a straight-six, the option of an automatic as well as a manual transmission, and a powertrain. rear bridge.

Not only is it the successor to the old M2 that already had 60,000 buyers worldwide, but it also plays the same role as the 2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe, the iconic BMW M3 2000 E46 and even the BMW 2002 turbo. 1973.

In terms of design, there is a frameless horizontal line on the kidney grille, three lower air intakes, headlights with single circular LEDs, prominent flaps and spoiler, wide wheel arches and muscular, and classic long bonnet and cabin- silhouette behind.

The new BMW M2 will be built for buyers in all world markets along with 2 Series coupe at the BMW Group’s San Luis Potosí plant in Mexico.

The company says its most important sales markets will be Germany and the US, followed by the UK, China and Japan. However, Australia remains one of the strongest markets in the world for the BMW M.

Between 2016 and 2022, BMW Australia claims to have sold around 2,600 M2s in a variety of designs.

Valuation

Price does not include road costs

For a small context, the base Porsche 718 Cayman 2.0 starts at $122,000 before on the road, while Updated Toyota Supra will cost $97,000.

Powertrain

The 3.0 liter TwinPower turbo inline-six punch out 338kW power and 550Nm maximum torque (from 2650 rpm), while the engine rpm reaches 7200 rpm. Peak power increased to 36kW on the old M2 Competition.

BMW claims the new M2’s engine is “only slightly different from the engine used in the BMW M3/BMW M4”, although the M4 Competition offers 375kW and 650Nm.

There is an exhaust system with electrically activated spoilers and four exhaust pipes.

While the standard transmission is an eight-speed M Steptronic automatic with paddle shifters and gearshift characteristics related to the driving modes, a six-speed manual is also optional – Just as BMW promised.

Auto mode is faster: 0-100km/h is just 4.1 seconds, compared to 4.3 seconds for the manual. For some contexts, the included M2 Comp requires 4.2 seconds. BMW says top speed is 250km/h with the limiter, but this can be raised to 285km/h with the M Driver Package.

BMW has been quite natural with rear-wheel drive, with the Active M Differential able to produce a locking effect of up to 100%. All are connected with stability control for maximum coherence.

  • Engine: 3.0 liter TwinPower turbo inline-six
  • Power and torque: 338kW and 550Nm
  • Drive wheel: Rear
  • Transmission: 8AT with paddle or six-speed manual
  • 0-100km/h: 4.1 seconds max 4.3 seconds (faster auto)

Effective

BMW Germany quotes WLTP performance of 10.2L/100km for the manual and 9.8L/100km for the automatic – Australian figures are TBC. Fuel tank is 52L.

Dimensions and dynamics

The new M2 is 119mm longer and 16mm wider than the first-generation M2 but 7mm lower. Its wheelbase has increased by 54mm compared to the old model while increasing by 38mm for the front wheel and 4mm for the rear wheel.

It’s still 214mm shorter than M4on a 110mm shorter wheelbase.

  • Length: 4580mm
  • Width: 1887mm
  • Height: 1403mm
  • Wheelbase: 2747mm

BMW claims to have improved rear seat space, with the rear seats folding 40:20:40. Boot space is a relatively spacious 390L, just like before.

The Bavarian marque claims to have achieved the required 50:50 weight distribution, adding links and suspension braces, the signature aluminum front-axle subframe, along with a variety of reinforcing materials. stiffen and stiffen the bodywork.

The M Servotronic steering system features a variable ratio and two levels of drag based on the Sport and Comfort modes, while the electronically controlled adaptive M suspension sports damping with three stiffness settings.

Stopping power comes from 380mm front rotors with six-piston fixed clamps, and 370mm rear axles with single-piston floating clamps, painted metallic blue. They sit behind 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels, using 275/35 ZR19 front and 285/30 ZR20 rear tires.

BMW has also made some tweaks to the M Dynamic Mode that allows the wheels to slide further at the press of a button, by integrating it with the engine management system and shortening the signal line.

Service and Warranty

The BMW warranty is three years, with roadside assistance. Service price is TBC.

Safety

Safety features will include:

  • Automatic emergency brake
  • Lane departure warning and steering assist
  • Attention Assistant
  • Rear cross-traffic alert and brake
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Active cruise control with stop and go (car only)
  • Parking assistant software

Standard equipment

Outside

  • 19 and 20 inch alloy wheels (front/rear)
  • Adaptive LED headlights including automatic beam
  • Adaptive dampers
  • Active Microanalysis USA
  • Brake Mix M, Blue (also available with high-gloss red brake calipers)
  • Alarm system
  • Convenient access system
    • BMW digital key for 8-speed automatic transmission only
  • High Gloss Shadowline Pack USA
  • Painted metal
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Tire repair kit

internal

  • Ambient interior lighting
  • Three-zone climate control
  • Leather ‘Vernasca’
  • Front heated seats
  • Electric seats
  • Lumbar support for driver and front passenger
  • M interior trim finished in carbon fiber
  • US brand seat belt
  • Heating steering wheel

Multimedia

  • Head-up display
  • BMW Live Cockpit Professional
    • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
    • 14.9 inch touch screen
    • Operating system BMW 8
  • Cloud-based maps
  • OTA compatibility
  • DAB + digital radio
  • Harman Kardon surround sound system
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Wireless smartphone charger

Options and packages

Experience M Carbon: $14,500

  • US carbon bucket seat
  • Vouchers for BMW Driving Experience Enhancement courses USA
  • Increase top speed from 250km/h to 285km/h

Seat cover

  • ‘Vernasca’ skin (both free options)
    • Black with exclusive highlights
    • Cognac with decorative stitching

Color

Two solid exterior paint options and three metallic colors are available: Alpine White, Sapphire Black, Brooklyn Gray, Toronto Red and Zandvoort Blue.

THAN: 2023 BMW M2 revealed with a punch of 338kW

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