2017 BMW M2 Coupe is a replacement to 1M Coupe and successor to E30 M3 coupe. It will be making its public debut at the 2016 Detroit Motor Show in January next year.
2017 BMW M2 Coupe receives a 3.0 liter twin scroll turbocharged six cylinder engine offering 370 PS power at 6,500 rpm and 465 Nm peak torque at 1,400-5,560 rpm. With an overboost function, torque figure is increased by 35Nm to 500 Nm between 1,450-4,750 rpm.
The engine is mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox with acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph achieved in 4.5 seconds. There is also the option of a 7 speed dual clutch DCT transmission with driving modes of Comfort, Sport and Sport+ with acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph possible in 4.3 seconds. Top speed stands at 250 kmph.
Using extensive aluminium has ensured total weight is at 1,565 kgs with DCT and at 1,590 kgs with manual transmission making the M2 coupe around 35 kgs lighter than the M235i.
Slated to be priced around $52,000 and $55,000 (INR 33,82,340-INR 35,79,259), for the MT and DCT option respectively, the 2017 BMW M2 Coupe will compete with Mercedes AMG A45, and Audi RS3.
Exteriors of the 2017 M2 sport contoured front bumpers with winglets, a modified kidney grille with a distinctive BMW M logo, wide front and rear wings and new side feature line. At the rear is a new boot lip spoiler, prominent bumper with diffuser and M Division signature quad tail pipes. The M2 Coupe sits on 19” forged alloy wheels wrapped in, Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires of 245/35 ZR 19 in front and 265/35 ZR 19 at the rear. Interiors sport blue contrasting stitching in leather with carbon fiber and Alcantara accents.