BMW M2 Competition can achieve 100 kph in 4 sec and top speed is limited to 250 kph but with optional M drivers package this can be increased to 280 kph
BMW India is planning to introduce M2 Competition in India soon. The M2 Competition made its global debut at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show. The Competition version is known as purest M car because of its handling and performance. The smaller M2 Competition takes lots of inspiration from the powerful M3 and M4 Competition package models.
The M2 Competition gets some design changes compared to the regular model which include new sporty bumper along with wider air-vents. On the side, standard 5 spoke M-Sport alloy wheel and the company also offers 19 inch competition alloy wheel. At the rear, the company has given new bumper along with quad exhaust which is finished in black chrome.
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BMW has given two electronically controlled flaps which can open and close to make the M2 sound loud or soft, the exhaust note will change depending on the mode selected by the driver. Like the exterior, BMW has given some changes for the interior of M2 Competition like three spoke M steering wheel, all black interior and option of M-Sport leather seats.
One of the unique features of new M2 Competition is the M buttons on steering wheel which can be configured anyway like the driver. This system has been shared with M3 and M4 Competition models. BMW M3 Competition is powered by 3.0 L inline six cylinder engine producing 405 hp of power and 550 NM of torque. This engine is mated to 7 speed dual clutch gearbox.
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BMW won’t offer the 6 speed manual gearbox which is so popular abroad. According to BMW, M2 Competition can achieve 100 kph in 4 sec and top speed is limited to 250 kph but with optional M drivers package this can be increased to 280 kph but we are not sure whether BMW will offer this with Indian version.
The German manufacturer has made lots of improvements to make the M2 Competition handling better as it gets carbon fibre reinforced plastic, aluminium axles, solid mounted rear subframe, forged aluminium controls and the electro mechanical steering has been tuned to give better precision around corners.
The Active M differential on the M2 Competition is so advanced that it can lock the differential in 150 milliseconds and the stability control has been reprogrammed for the M2 Competition as the M Dynamic mode allows the driver to perform moderate drifts. BMW has given larger 15.7 inch disc brakes at front and 14.9 inches discs at the rear for better stopping performance.
In India, BMW will offers lots of M Performance parts which include carbon fibre roof, spoiler, diffuser, side skirts, exhaust and boot lid along with M-brake package. The Standard list price of BMW M2 Competition is expected at Rs. 85 Lakh and with the optional extras the price will be near Rs. 1 Crore. BMW M2 Competition competes against Porsche 718 Cayman in India.