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BMW M2 Competition Final Edition by Lightweight Performance

The F87 BMW M2 might be getting discontinued in Europe due to the region’s ever tightening emission regulations, but there’s no stopping tuners from grabbing every last opportunity to work their magic on what is often regarded as BMW’s best ever M car. One such tuner is Lightweight Performance. No …

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Tuned-up BMW M2 CS becomes the Manhart MH2 GTR

The BMW F87 M2 CS is already a capable track machine straight out from the factory, but that did not stop BMW tuning specialist Manhart Performance from upping the ante even further. Their latest project, the Manhart MH2 GTR is based on the M2 CS and follows on the same …

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Is this the next-generation 2022 BMW M2?

The next-generation BMW M2 will reportedly continue to be rear-wheel drive, even as the 2 Series Gran Coupe is based on a front-wheel drive architecture. Due to arrive in late 2021, the next-gen M2 will remain as a front-engined and rear-drive 2-door coupe. Details are sacred but this realistic rendering …

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BMW M2 Competition pricing and specification announced

BMW’s potent M2 Competition sports coupe will arrive in showrooms across Australia in October priced from just under $100,ooo. Powered by the same twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre straight-six as seen in the M3 and M4, the new M2 Competition generates 302kW, peaking from 5,250 to 7,000rpm, accompanied by peak torque of 550Nm achieved …

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Heart transplant: BMW M2 Competition gets M4’s twin-turbo six

In adopting the familiar Competition strategy seen in the current M3 and M4, BMW has launched the M2 Competition today, a focused model that adds to the standard M2’s overall performance, including adoption of the M3/M4’s engine and specifically enhanced dynamic characteristics. Powered by the same twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre straight-six as …

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BMW M2 Competition leaked, to get M4 engine

Here’s a solid proof that the BMW M2 Competition is all but official. Leaked on BMW Blog Slovenia today ahead of its official debut at the Beijing Motor Show later this month, the M2 Competition is the long-rumored M4-engined M2. Yes, that’s right, the M2 will get the same twin-turbo …

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BMW M2 dropped on H&R springs

The BMW M2 is the performance hero of the 2 Series coupe range. It comes packing a six-cylinder inline turbocharged petrol engine developing 272kW of power at 6,500rpm, backed by 465Nm of torque, which is available from 1,400-5,650rpm. An in-built overboost function further swells torque to 500Nm from 1,450-4,750rpm. Already equipped with …

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New tech and price hike highlight revised BMW M2

BMW’s smallest M performance model has not only received a mild facelift but also slight bump in prices for 2017. The refreshed BMW M2 now retails for $93,300 for the M2 Pure six-speed manual variant and $99,900 for the M2 seven-speed DCT, a hike of $3,400 and $1,000 respectively. Both stickers …

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2017 BMW M2 Review

The BMW M2 is the entry point into the high performance M-badged BMW ownership. As the M3 coupe, now called the M4, has grown so much in size over the years, BMW saw the opportunity to slot in a smaller M coupe under the M4. To put it into perspective, the supposedly …

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Manhart drops an M4 engine into the BMW M2

We have seen several tuned BMW M2s now but this one is a bit different. Manhart Performance wasn’t going to mess around with the M2 engine. Instead they went one step further by dropping an M4 engine into the M2. While having the same displacement and layout – 3.0-litre in-line …

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Want a BMW M2 GTS? Call Evolve Automotive

While the BMW M2 GTS is all but official, Evolve Automotive has gone one step ahead by turning a standard M2 into a M2 ‘GTS’. With help from aero specialist Carbonfiber Dynamics, the Evolve Automotive BMW M2 GTS sports a host of niceties made of the lightweight material including a …

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3D Design offers BMW M2 aero package

The BMW M2 is fast becoming a tuner’s favourite – not surprising given its stunning coupe body shape and potent turbocharged straight-six engine. The latest tuner to jump onboard the M2 is Japanese aerodynamic specialist 3D Design. Turning the heat up on the already aggressive styling of the M2 even further, …

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