The 2017 BMW “M2” is definitely one of the worst kept secret this year because we were able to see a lot of spy photos of the model that is now ‘’finally’’ in front of us. The German company claim that the new M2 is ‘’worthy replacement’’ for grate 1M Coupe, spiritual successor of E30 M3 model and a great-grandson of the legendary BMW 2002 Turbo. Lately, the BMW fans were unhappy with the novelties like “Gran Turismo” and “Active Tourers Series 2” with front-wheel drive, and a the new 2017 M2 is here to restore faith in the traditional values of the brand.
Engine and specs
There is plenty of detail about new BMW M2 Coupe 2017, but like any other M car, the most important aspect about new version, is the engine that BMW decided to put under the hood. New M2 receives a 3.0 twin turbo engine with 365 horse power and 343 pound-feet of torque. Overboost function is also there in order to increase the up to 367 lb-ft. for short bursts of time. It is word about more aggressive version of X4 M40i engine, code name N55B30TO.
Turbo unit is connected to the automatic transmission, which in this version accelerates to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds, or optional seven-speed DCT transmission that comes with three driving modes, Comfort, Sport and Sport +, and accelerates in 4.3 seconds. In both versions, the maximum speed is 250km / h (155 mph)
2017 BMW M2 Coupe Changes
The BMW M2 2017 comes with several improvements and this time company used a lot of aluminum components. The revised suspension includes MacPherson parts, while the managing system received Active M differential. It posses Micelin Super Sport tires measuring 245/35 ZR 19 in the front and 265/35 ZR 19 at the rear,more aggressive fenders with air vents and four exhaust pipes, together with the spoiler.
It should be noted that, thanks to aluminum, M2 Coupe now weighs 1495 kg, which means it is 35 kg lighter than the M235i Coupe. The BMW M2 Coupe 2017 will be available in four colors, Long Beach Blue, Alpine White, Mineral Grey and Black Sapphire.
Interior design of 2017 M2
The Traditional character of the BMW M model can also be noticed in the interior design. Alcantara on the surfaces of the door and center console along with carbon fiber parts creates an atmosphere of rare quality and stubborn sporting ambitions which are accentuated by blue contrasting stitching and embossed with the letter M on selected details. Alcantara sport seats, three-spoke steering wheel and M gearshift offer the driver smooth control of the vehicle.
Release date and price
The new 2017 M2 arrives in showrooms in April next year with an expected cost of around $52,000. It is more expensive than the new A45 AMG and the Audi RS3, but it must be noticed that if we compared to them, new 2017 BMW M2 offers considerably more fun to drive. The car will hit the US market in Spring of 2016.
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