BMW M2 Coupe (2016-2017) – “charged” two-door on the basis of BMW 2 Series Coupe, which replaced a previous production of the BMW 1-Series M Coupe, and is positioned as the ideological successor of model M3 (E30). The world premiere of the BMW M2 held at the Auto Show in Detroit 2016, and Europeans will be able to see live a novelty at the exhibition in Geneva.
Outside, the car looks amazing. From the usual “two” new BMW M2 Coupe emit aggressive front bumper with large air intakes, a different grille, flared wheel arches, side “skirts”, a small spoiler on the trunk lid and the original rear bumper with a diffuser and a quartet of exhaust pipes.
Models & Prices 2016 BMW M2 Coupe.
|3.0 AT||$52,600||3.0 petrol (370 hp)||Automatic (7)||rear|
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BMW M2 (2016) put on 19-inch forged wheels, “shod” in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire dimension 245/35 ZR19 front and 265/35 ZR19 – rear. The cabin sports a coupe sports seats and steering wheel, contrast stitching and inlays of carbon fiber and Alcantara in finishing. As the color options available body colors Long Beach Blue, Alpine White, Black Sapphire and Mineral Grey.
Specifications. Compared with the BMW M235i, a full-fledged added a little in size, and 3 mm (up to 2693) even increased wheelbase. Added length of 14 mm (up to 4468), and the width – all 80 (up to 1854 mm). In general, the track widened front and rear 64 and 71 mm, respectively.
Under the hood, BMW M2 Coupe (2016-2017) placed a new 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbo engine, partially unified with what is placed on the new M3/M4. It provides 370 hp engine and peak torque of 465 Nm and is available in a wide range (from 1400 to 5560 rev/min). Plus there Overboost function briefly improves traction of 500 Nm.
Combined engine mated to a 6-speed manual or a 7-band robotized transmission M DCT dual clutch. In the first case to disperse hundreds BMW M2 spends 4.5 seconds (0.4 seconds faster than 1 M Coupe), While the second – 4.2 seconds (but this activation quick start function, part of the standard equipment of machines robot). Maximum speed in both cases is limited to 250 km/h, and with an optional package M Driver’s “collar” will be weakened to 275 km/h.
In front on the BMW M2 is the suspension type McPherson, and behind – five lever. Part of the chassis components are made of aluminum, but the car will still get a little harder M235i. Mass of the “charged” two doors is 1 565 kg and the robot 1 590 – with manual transmission. Brakes four-front (diameter brake discs of 380 mm), rear – two-piston (370 mm).
The standard equipment of the BMW M2 coupe (2016-2017) includes an electronically active rear M differential (capable of changing the degree of blocking from 0 to 100%), stabilization system with multiple modes of operation, electrical power steering with two modes (Comfort and Sport), and robotised box has three settings: Comfort, Sport and Sport +.
As a result, the circle on the North Loop of the Nürburgring the car was able to overcome in the last 7 minutes and 58 seconds, which is not only 14 seconds. faster than its predecessor, but 7 seconds better than the result shown in BMW M3 Coupe (E92) with 420-hp four-liter atmospheric V8.
Configurations and prices. Sales BMW M2 Coupe launched in April 2016 at a price of $52,600. For this money, buyers will get a car with bi-xenon head optics, sports front seats, leather steering wheel, climate control, multimedia with 6.5-inch screen, audio system with six speakers, adaptive cruise control and 19-inch wheels.