Following the native launch of the G87 BMW M2 in January this 12 months, the high-performance model of the second-generation G42 2 Sequence Coupe is now making its first public debut alongside the iX M60 on the M4NTAP Pageant 2023.
As beforehand reported, the M2 is out there in two variations, with the bottom possibility carrying a price ticket of RM573,040 on-the-road with out insurance coverage. For an additional RM44,000, consumers can get the M2 with the Professional Bundle that provides extra options and brings the asking value as much as RM617,040.
These costs are with a regular two-year guarantee, however if you would like the non-obligatory five-year prolonged guarantee and repair bundle, the common M2’s value rises to RM598,800, whereas the M2 with the Professional Bundle prices RM642,800. Every buy comes with a roadside help, BMW Service On-line and the BMW Group Loyalty+ Cellular App – BMW Privileges Card.
Whatever the model you select, the M2 is powered by a S58 3.0 litre turbocharged straight-six petrol engine that serves up 460 PS (453 hp or 338 kW) at 6,250 rpm and 550 Nm of torque from 2,650 to five,870 rpm.
Drive is directed to the rear wheels by way of an eight-speed M Steptronic computerized transmission and Lively M Differential, which permits the 0-100 km/h dash to be accomplished in simply 4.1 seconds. The highest pace is 250 km/h, however this may be elevated to 285 km/h with the M Driver’s Bundle, which BMW Malaysia says is out there as an possibility that may be retrofitted at any authorised dealership nationwide.
Different driving-related programs embody adaptive M suspension and M Drive Skilled, the latter offering drivers with entry to the M Drift Analyser and M Laptimer Plus. There’s additionally M Traction Management with ten phases of intervention thresholds for wheel slip limitation, M Compound brakes with mounted six-piston entrance and floating single-piston rear calipers in addition to an M-specific Servotronic electrical energy steering system.
Each variations of the M2 offered right here come commonplace with adaptive LED headlamps with excessive beam help, the M high-gloss Shadowline exterior bundle, 20-inch double-spoke Fashion 930 M light-alloy wheels, M Sport seats, an anthracite headliner, Vernasca leather-based upholstery, illuminated door card accents (M Highlighters), three-zone local weather management, Consolation Entry, ambient lighting, a wi-fi cellphone charger and powered entrance seats with driver’s facet reminiscence operate.
There’s additionally the BMW Dwell Cockpit Skilled powered by BMW Working System 8 that features a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 14.9-inch central touchscreen and a head-up show. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay help is supplied with the Related Bundle Skilled, which additionally contains Distant Providers.
When it comes to driver help, you get the Driving Help Bundle that features Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning, Entrance Collision Warning with brake intervention (collision and pedestrian warning with metropolis braking operate), Rear Crossing Site visitors Warning, Rear Collision Prevention in addition to Velocity Restrict Information with handbook Velocity Restrict Assistant.
Parking Assistant can also be included and consists of the Park Help operate, Lively Park Distance Management, Reversing Assistant, Lateral Parking Support and a reverse digicam. Additionally geared up as commonplace is cruise management with braking operate however not adaptive cruise management.
Now that the similarities have been established, let’s deal with why you’ll need to pay the additional RM44,000 for the Professional Bundle. As a begin, the M2 with the Professional Bundle comes with prolonged contents for its Shadowline bundle, with the stealthy look additional accentuated by the included M Lights Shadowline (smoked headlamp housings).
You additionally get a carbon-fibre roof and brake calipers painted in high-gloss purple as a substitute of blue. Inside, the Professional Bundle swaps out the usual M2’s aluminium ‘Rhombicle’ anthracite inside trim for M carbon-fibre trim, and there are seat belts that bear the M colors. The infotainment system can also be linked to a Harman Kardon encompass sound system as a substitute of a HiFi loudspeaker system.
Obtainable exterior colors are Zandvoort Blue, Alpine White, Brooklyn Gray, Black Sapphire and Toronto Crimson, whereas the inside Vernasca leather-based upholstery is obtainable in black with unique highlights or blue distinction stitching, in addition to Cognac Vernasca leather-based with décor stitching.
GALLERY: 2023 BMW M2 with Professional Bundle
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