Even in its “detuned” state, the traditional inline six churns out 453 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. Fans shall be joyful to study that the M2 is a part of a dwindling listing of vehicles which might be nonetheless accessible with a six-speed guide transmission, though drivers can pay a worth for shifting their very own gears. No, not cash. Fairly, the guide M2 has barely slower acceleration than the non-compulsory eight-speed automated. Keep in mind when that was the opposite approach round?
BMW claims that the M2 hits 60 mph in 3.9 seconds when geared up with the slick ZF automated transmission. The highest velocity is an electronically restricted 155 mph, or 177 mph should you splash out $2,500 for the non-compulsory Driver’s package deal, which additionally features a journey to BMW’s driving college to deal with that further velocity.
For Luddites who eschew any type of electrical propulsion besides perhaps on the golf course, the final of a dying breed M2 begins at $63,195 together with vacation spot payment, which really does not appear that expensive when you think about that the typical worth for a brand new automobile simply eclipsed $48,000 – and the M2 is something however common.