Super new “charged” BMW coupe M2

November 6, 2014 at 13:15

The head of BMW M Friedrich Nitschke told about the technical merits of the new sports car M2. The car will get a three liters turbocharged six-stepped gearbox with direct injection. This is a completely new engine that will debut next year on the new generation sedan 7-Series. According to preliminary data, the engine power will be around 400 hp. “We will have no difficulty to reach this rate”, says Nitschke. At the moment, the prototype M2 has a 375-horsepower version of the engine.On default, the coupe will be rear wheel drive. Transmission – six-step “mechanics” or 7-wide-band “robot” with a manual shift facility.

Super new "charged" BMW coupe M2 image

Super new "charged" BMW coupe M2 pictures

The equipment of the model will also include an electronic limited-slip differential with a system of distribution of torque between the wheels. In the future, M2 can be equipped with four-wheel drive xDrive.The car can also get carbon details, in particular, the spacer for the front stanchions. BMW engineers want to make the car easier than 1530 kg – the weight of the much more athletic version M235i.

Super new "charged" BMW coupe M2 picture

Super new "charged" BMW coupe M2 image

It is expected that M2 with robotized transmission will be able to accelerate to the first “hundred” for 4.4 seconds – almost half a second faster than the old coupe. Maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h. Sales M2 are expected in late 2015.

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