BMW Teases Its New Super Powerful M2 Will Make Its Debut in October and Arrive in Mzansi in April 2023

BMW Teases Its New Super Powerful M2 Will Make Its Debut in October and Arrive in Mzansi in April 2023

  • The second-generation BMW M2 is undergoing final tests ahead of its debut in October the German carmaker revealed
  • The engine will be the same powering the new M3 and M4, however, the power output for the M2 was not confirmed
  • South African BMW M fans will see the latest M2 arrive in April 2023 with pricing and specification announced closer to its launch

BMW's new M2 will make its world debut in a little over four and a half months but for now, it's in the final testing stages at the Salzburgring in Austria.

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BMW's new M2 will be launched in South Africa in April 2023. Image: BMW Pressclub
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While the carmaker omitted the new M2's power figures from the 3,0-litre turbocharged engine it did mention it will have similar outputs to the M2 CS. For the record that's a tasty 331kW and 550Nm, BMW Pressclub reports.

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Perhaps the most important detail for aficionados of the M brand is that there'll be an optional manual six-speed gearbox and an eight-speed M Steptronic gearbox, IOL reports. Power is sent through the rear-axle only with an adaptive M chassis brakes from the M3 and M4 parts bin.

On the looks front, expect an optional carbon roof to reduce weight as well as M carbon bucket front seats for the driver and passenger.

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The ultimate M4: BMW will build 1000 lightweight M4 CSL models with 15 units confirmed for South Africa

The official world premiere of the M4 CSL took place at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este (20 – 22 May 2022) and was one of the highlights of its 50th anniversary year, Briefly News reports.

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The ultimate M4 has finally been revealed to the world, the CSL. In terms of numbers, it can accelerate from zero to 100km/h in 3,7 seconds and 10.7 seconds for the sprint from 0 to 200 km/h is similarly impressive. Production of the special-edition model will begin – in a limited run of exactly 1 000 examples – at BMW Group Plant Dingolfing in July 2022.

Only 15 units are earmarked for South African fans, according to BMW. The CSL’s engine develops peak torque of 650Nm between 2,750 and 5,950 rpm. Its maximum output of 405kW is produced at 6,250 rpm.

Source: Briefly News

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