2016 BMW M2 Coupe Announcement

By | 06/01/2014

The 2016 BMW M2 will be released probably at the end of the 2015. The new model from the famous German car manufacturer will have more than a few qualities to brag about. The new car will have a new, race-inspired look, lightweight, yet sturdy body parts, amazing performance and an interior worthy of any M-series. The M2 will have its exterior designed by borrowing some parts of another BMW models reserved only for races, and such exterior will be carried over to other futures BMW models, especially 2-series one. In addition, the car will feature many details made in order to improve its performance, handling and agility to the maximum, so the vehicle could compete and beat most of its competition in the market segment. Also, the car will feature a very powerful engine whose specs are impressive, while the interior will be borrowed from the famous, top-notch M3/M4. All in all, the 2016 BMW M2 will certainly make its competitors tremble in fear when it get released, as it is an offer too difficult to reject.

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Platform And Exterior Of 2016 BMW M2

The 2016 BMW M2 will use a well-known rear-drive F21 platform which will underpin all the future 2-series models. The platform is made out of lightweight materials which provide enough strength to hold the weight of the car. Also, most body parts will be made of aluminum, carbon fiber and reinforced plastics, so the model will be about 200 pounds lighter than the M1, whose successor it is trying to be. The car will, thanks to this change, have improved fuel economy, easier handling and better performance. In addition, the 2016 M2 will have an amazing exterior, which will even use certain details borrowed from the racecar M235, such as front and rear fenders. The car will have a muscular and dominant look, nicely shaped and it will combine some distinctive BMW details with new, racy and aggressive tweaks.  The car’s exterior will be finished off with a 19-inch alloy wheels and four exhaust tips which will round up the impression of a powerful, menacing and extraordinary car. As for the interior, there are no official reports regarding this matter, but some semi-reliable sources claim that the  2016 BMW M2 will feature a cabin with the instrument cluster borrowed from the M3/M4 models, followed by some details reserved for a racing cars, such as a special sport steering wheel, bucket front seats and much more.

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2016 BMW M2 Powertrain

The 2016 BMW M2 powertrain is still a bit of a mystery, but there are speculations about this that might just turn out to be true. According to them, the new 2016 M2 will be powered by a S55 engine, which is a famous turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six unit used by BMW. This engine can produce 425 horsepower and 406lb-ft of torque. It will probably be paired with either a six-speed manual transmission of a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. This engine would race the car to 60mph from a standstill in a little over four seconds. Another speculated option is a 3.0-liter inline-six unit that generates 360 horsepower, but at the moment we cannot say which one of these options will the BMW engineers choose.

2016 BMW M2 Premiere And Estimated Price

The 2016 BMW M2 will have its premiere in autumn 2015, while the release date should be at the end of the 2015, or in the first couple of months of 2016 the latest. As for the price, the 2016 M2 entry level should probably cost somewhere around $55,000.

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