BMW has simply unleashed a brand new technology of its M2 for 2023, however a prototype for a extra hardcore model prone to be the M2 CS has already been noticed.
Key giveaways that we’re doubtless taking a look at an M2 CS brewing are the prototype’s ducktail spoiler and entrance splitter. Each parts are widespread to BMW’s different CS vehicles, together with the final M2 CS.
It is laborious to gauge however the brake rotors additionally seem like larger on this prototype in comparison with the common M2, and the experience top barely decrease.
What’s not possible to inform at this stage is whether or not the prototype options carbon fiber for its hood, roof, and aerodynamic parts, like on the final M2 CS. A few of these carbon components can be found as choices on the common M2 and may function on the M2 CS.
Extra energy also needs to be discovered beneath the hood. Energy within the common M2 comes from a 3.0-liter turbo-6 and peaks at 453 hp. It is not clear how a lot the M2 CS can have however one thing approaching the 473 hp of the bottom M3 with rear-wheel drive and a handbook transmission is feasible.
The M2 CS is at present anticipated to debut within the second half of 2024, that means it can doubtless arrive as a 2025 mannequin. Manufacturing will nearly definitely be restricted, as is the case with different CS fashions.
Earlier than we see any M2 CS, BMW is about to launch an M3 CS Touring. Prototypes for the hardcore wagon have additionally been noticed testing.