Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (Bavarian Motor Works) is a famous automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturer from Germany, founded in 1916. This company is stationed in Munich. I also produces Mini cars and it is a parent company of Rolls Royce Motor Cars. BMW is one of the “German Big 3″, which is a group of three most famous luxury car manufacturers BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.

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One of the best selling BMW models is of M series production line. That is a high performance derivative of their cars, developed by BMW M GmbH (former BMW Motosport GmbH) subsidiary. That is the possible replacement for the 1-series M coupe, which was very popular for one year it existed. In this review, we are going to try and sum up all the things we know about 2016 BMW M2 Coupe for now.

2016 BMW M2 Coupe side

2016 BMW M2 Coupe Exterior

Most noticeable thing on the 2016 BMW M2 Coupe exterior is for sure the lowered suspension and a wider body. Other treats will be additional air breathers (fender vents), flares and quad tailpipes.

BMW is taking time to develop this new baby, while the 1-series M coupe was engineered and rushed into the market in a very short time, which surely brought the car’s downfall only a year after its release.

2016 BMW M2 Coupe spy photos

Leaked color options include Alpine White, Long Beach Blue metallic, Black Sapphire metallic and Mineral Grey metallic

Other details considering the exterior are not yet known.

Why is The Exterior so Important?

Yeah we really like the BMW M3 and its relative the M4, but they became really big. The beginnings of these vehicles can be traced all the way to the 2002, but vehicles of those dimensions could have easily passed as 6-series not long ago.

This, M2 is the 2-series first true representative and the purest form of it.

2016 BMW M2 Coupe

2016 BMW M2 Coupe Interior

There isn’t much to say about the 2016 BMW M2 Coupe interior, just because it was not revealed yet. We can speculate that it is going to be sport flavored, it will retain the M series badged style. It will most certain have bucket-shaped front seats, sport steering wheel and a carbon fiber dashboard (or at least a carbon fiber trimmed version of dashboard).

2016 BMW M2 Coupe interior

2016 BMW M2 Coupe inside

Engine Specs

Although 2016 BMW M2 Coupe engine specs have been the main source for speculations in the past couple of months, some details have started coming to surface. As those details are not yet officially confirmed, like the most things about this vehicle, we can only say that the truth can be in between these details.

2016 BMW M2 Coupe front side

As far as we know, the 2016 BMW M2 Coupe is on its way with a twin turbocharged straight-six 3.0 liter N55 engine. Power output was the main speculation. Those newest sources say that it will have around 365 HP. As for the transmission is considered, we can expect it to be a seven speed dual clutch automatic and a six speed manual gearbox. The final expectation of this engine will be the acceleration from 0-60 mph in less than 4.6 seconds.

2016 BMW M2 Coupe rear light

2016 BMW M2 Coupe Prices and Release Date

Because of that lack of information and the veil of secrecy surrounding this particular vehicle there aren’t any news we could call entirely truthful. The production period is almost certainly going to be the end of 2015, and the sale of this vehicle is going to start at the beginning of 2016. Price is most likely going to be around 55,000 dollars.

For now, we can only wait and see.


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