These closeup photos of the latest BMW M2 prototype reveals a sliver of the Long Beach Blue paint underneath, as well as a first look at the M double slat kidney grilles with M2 badging.
A BIMMERPOST members shares his first hand account from watching the BMW M2 prototype undergo testing at Laguna Seca.
More footage of the BMW M2 continuing its testing on the Nurburgring.
Our latest sighting of the BMW M2 (F87) prototype testing on the Nurburgring.
If you haven’t been following our M2 info (@ http://www.bimmerpost.com/m2), here’s a quick rundown of the info we know (not yet confirmed by BMW):
N55 engine producing 370 PS (DIN) (= 365 hp) and 465Nm torque (= 343 lb-ft), featuring “over boost” of +35Nm (25 lb-ft), in low to mid range RPM
Prototypes have been tested with both manual and DCT transmissions
More BMW M2 (F87) news – we’ve also heard from our sources that there will only be one single interior offered – black with blue stitching.
Our sources, deep within BMW HQ have told us some very interesting M2 news.
The BMW M2 initial color offered when it begins production in November will be:
Black Sapphire metallic
Long Beach Blue metallic
Mineral Grey metallic
We also have some news about the M2 engine.
Again, the engine will be an N55 and it will produce 370 PS (DIN) (= 365 hp) and 465Nm torque (= 343 lb-ft). The engine will also feature an “over boost” of +35Nm (25 lb-ft), in the low to … CONTINUED
Interview with the M Product Manager Carsten Pries, on many things M.
Here’s our latest shots of the M2 prototype from its testing session today at the Nurburgring. It’s looking more and more buttoned up and production ready as we approach its reveal later this year and its start of production in November.
More confirmation of the BMW M2 and M4 GTS coming down the pipeline. This image was taken from a BMW Internet Market Workshop and shows both the M2 and M4 GTS as being covered in a workshop.
Note: the story image is the Vision Gran Turismo Race Car for Gran Turismo 6.
We know the BMW M2 is coming, from our various spy photos and from its presence on the BMW 2016 model year map. And with the M3/M4 and X5M/X6M now launched, BMW M will now focus on the M2.
BMW head of design, Adrian van Hooydonk, may have just dropped an official hint. Speaking to Autocar, he stated that “The E30 M3 has a really big fan base, and we are … CONTINUED
What do you think of this updated rendering of the F87 M2 coupe?
We’ve spotted the M2 prototype on the road on a couple of occasions. Here’s what we saw.
Not satisfied with simply staring at vertigo inducing camouflage on the BMW M2 prototypes, some BIMMERPOST members have undertaken a more in depth visual analysis of the M2 prototype photos.
They believe that the results show a lot more cues from the BMW Vision Concept GT6 than the camouflage would lead us to believe!
We’ve updated with more M2 photos, this time of an advanced prototype body testing in Sweden. The black M2 prototype wears the same body as the red M2 spied back in September, which shows the production bound M styled front bumpers, rear diffuser, fender flares, and quad exhaust. There may be other bodywork yet to come, but you should expect to see kidney grilles with double slats and M2 badge on the production car.
We’ve spotted the BMW M2 (F87) prototype testing in Northern Sweden! Why has the M2 prototype seemingly gone backwards in development compared to the prototypes we’ve shown you with more final M2 styled parts? Well, most of the differences we can see with our eyes are merely cosmetic in nature – front bumper styling, fender styling, wheels. BMW is still able to test mechanical components (engine, suspension, differential, etc.) without the cosmetic bits that we’ve seen on the more ‘advanced’ looking prototype (see red … CONTINUED
The BMW M2 has now officially appeared in BMW dealer computers and the info shows that the M2 coupe will begin production earlier than we previously reported.
Earlier info showed that production for the M2 would begin in November 2015 for the EU/UK and in March 2016 for the US market. But this internal build sheet is now showing that production for the US market will also begin in November this year!
Our most recent info indicates that the M2 will be powered by a new … CONTINUED
Seasons greetings from BIMMERPOST!
This is the BMW M2 we think Santa would replace Rudolph with!