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Old 24th July 2014, 14:45   #1
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After the M235i, the M2 would always have been a solid bet & finally the productions version is out testing.

The M2 is codenamed as F87.

Engine will be the slightly detuned S55 block (seen in the M3 & M4).

Other changes over the M235i variant would be the usual M Magic with larger rims, better tires, new suspension, fender flares etc.

Expected reveal: Late 2015

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After the M235i, the M2 would always have been a solid bet & finally the productions version is out testing.
True, the M235i itself can hold good against the likes of CLA45 AMG. This (the M2) will take it a step higher.

Love the overall stance and proportions of the 2. And seeing this, I don't feel too bad that they pulled the plug on the lovely 1M.
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This seems to be a great option to get the M badge and performance, now that the M3 and M4 have been priced quite insane(at least is the international markets like UK).
Especially, interesting since it would come with the same engine block.
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Did anyone Notice the R8 Prototype behind the M2?

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True, the M235i itself can hold good against the likes of CLA45 AMG. This (the M2) will take it a step higher.

Love the overall stance and proportions of the 2. And seeing this, I don't feel too bad that they pulled the plug on the lovely 1M.
Oh yes, i so agree & IMHO the 1M was a bad looking car, while this is way better looking & hopefully with similar or better driving experience.

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Did anyone Notice the R8 Prototype behind the M2?

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Oh yes, i was waiting for someone to point that out

Here is the thread dedicated to the upcoming R8;

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...t-testing.html (Spy Pics: 2016 Audi R8 caught testing)
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:Offtopic:
As we are on a Beemer thread, thought i'll share this video.
This convoy of 40 odd beemers will give the //M fanboys A crisis
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Oh yes, i was waiting for someone to point that out

Here is the thread dedicated to the upcoming R8;

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...t-testing.html (Spy Pics: 2016 Audi R8 caught testing)
Yes, I'm well aware of the thread and following it closely too.
Eagerly waiting for the launch of the Replacement R8.

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M2 spotted again, this time @ Munich;

Spy Shots: 2016 BMW M2-bmwf87m2prototypespottedinmunich84559_1.jpg

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To be honest I still like the E90/92 design (surprisingly I don't find Bangle creations as offensive as most do), the F series look great, though they have more straight lines around the lights/grill. The M2 has more curves to it almost like a nod to its past. A.v.Hooydonk seems to alter the designs slightly by every generation and that's a good thing.

The 3/M3 first used to be a compact 4 door sporty sedan, but now having to compete with other brands that offer bigger rear space, the 3 has grown far too long. That's why I guess it has been split into the M2/M4 giving people more choice. Of course BMW's are always great to drive, far more than most affordable (overrated) brands that claim to drive as well. They still stick to their heritage of RWD and equal weight distribution along with perfect steering feedback. Neither of the M's will do much business here in India, but they'd do great in U.S & Europe.

P.s I heard most M fans are against the turbo-charged engines and artificial engine noise routed into the speakers.
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So I was visiting the US in June and while visiting Lake Tahoe I came upon a fleet of BMW under disguise undergoing testing. From what I can tell, it was a fleet of 2 series. But honestly I have no idea what it is!

Two of them. One with Projector Xenon headlights! Other one with halogens!
Spy Shots: 2016 BMW M2-imageuploadedbyteambhp1440519143.277421.jpg
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The undisguised one of the lot.
Spy Shots: 2016 BMW M2-imageuploadedbyteambhp1440519265.687016.jpg

Maybe you guys can help!
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I think those are M2s which are due for launch in a few months. Not the last one though, can't make out what that is.
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The undisguised pic is a 3 series gran turismo.
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I think those are M2s which are due for launch in a few months. Not the last one though, can't make out what that is.
The 2 series is a seriously sweet ride! It's small, compact and fun!

Seeing BMWs with halogen bulbs is very weird though and the US has a LOT of them!
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Revealed;

Spy Shots: 2016 BMW M2-1.jpg

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Engine Specs: 3L 6cyl (N55), 370HP & 465 NM

0-100 km/h in 4.3 secs (4.5 secs with M/T)

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The BMW M2 goes on sale in international markets next year and it is arriving in India around April 2016, according to an ACI scoop.

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The new M2 will go on sale internationally next year, and sources at BMW India tell us that this model will be coming to our shores as well. The M2 is BMW M division’s smallest offering and will sit below the M3/M4 siblings in BMW’s global line-up.

The BMW M2 will be shown to the audience for the first time at the Detroit Motor show 2016 in January and will also be showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 in February. BMW is likely to launch the M2 in India around April 2016.
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