December 5, 2022


Let's Talk Car

Just saw the finished G87 M2


Hey all
just used about 40 minutes with the BMW reps at the Motorclassica clearly show in Melbourne Australia heading over the M2.

Im privileged to do quite a lot of get the job done with BMW in Australia so was equipped to get a relatively unfiltered and private glance at the car.

No photographs sorry as telephones experienced to be saved ahead of getting into, sick do my ideal to explain what i observed, and come to feel cost-free to talk to inquiries if I leave everything out.

Ill commence by saing that the leaked shots are true – There are no facet vents or badging on this M2, or any other system pieces that havent been uncovered yet. Mirror caps are also indeed human body colour.

They have definately long gone for a a lot more “angular” structure with the front and rear finish, the auto has a whole lot of system line creases and quite a pronoucned and blocky entrance appearance on teh front bar (accurately like the leak from the other day with the 2 guys standing next to it.)
You can see they have tried using to marry this with the cumbersome rear conclusion bumper.

The side sills and the flared front and rear wheel arches are the most amazing thing of the layout for me, they are pleasant and chunky. Definately a missed opportuntiy for BMW to not have a “aspect” vent to the rear of the front wheel arches.

There is a boot lip spoiler (physique colored) that is very similar to the former F8x era.

Entrance Grills are stretched very a extended way throughout the entrance conclude and are established back off the bodywork, like the M3 and M4. The entrance headlights are only one lamp not double, which is in all probability the issue i dislike most about the vehicle to be honest

The Zandvoort Blue is a quite quite powdery blue, consider the lightest shade of Yas Marina. Its lighter even that Hyundai general performance blue. I dont feel its a wonderful hero colour for the car, and i do consider the motor vehicle will glimpse better in other colors.

Inside of, you will uncover idrive 8 as we all know, and also received to sit in and seem at the carbon buckets, the carbon buckets are black with m colour striping through. They are the very same seat as M3/M4 but in an M2 unique style and design. What is distinct nevertheless is the leather complete, they didnt really feel like merino.

ON the broader inside, you can detect extra decontenting from the M3 and M4 in phrases of door trims and sprint, which is gentle plastics or sensatec parts, somewhat than leather.

The tri colour “m” graphic on the internal doorway cards that is on the G42 M240i is also on the M2. Rear seat space nearly equivalent to F87 M2.

Steering wheel is similar to M3 and M4 and the automobile however has M1 and M2 buttons.

Wheels ended up the matt black 826M in a staggered 19/20 set up (once again see the topic in this article, identical as M3 and M4) with other finishes also accessible on launch.

Body weight sensible, the rep claimed to expect about 1650kg (approximately 3630 lbs) for the guide. Brakes are identical 6 pot front/floating rear caliper as the G8x. S58 is also the identical, but distinctive engine map.
EDIT – BMW AU just confirmed 335kw (450 hp). will add torque when i know.

It does look improved in particular person – and this is definately a distinctive M2 than the a single that preceeded it the two in terms of design and capability – and thats Alright. Up to the market place now to determine but IMO it will improve on people today promptly – and they will promote – make no oversight about that.

If i have left anything out or want me to comment on everything else, let me know.

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The rear end is again, angular, and will be the most polarising component for most people.

I assume with the wider body, the lights are no lengthier an situation for me, but that could be due to the fact I was distracted by the blocks underneath each individual rear light-weight lol

The leaks make the segment above the exhausts appear a little bit bare and unfinished, but in man or woman that component looked great, its the boxyness of bodywork to the remaining and ideal of the exhaust trim finishes that are going to be the polarising portion for most folks.

Sick also add the front and rear sensors feel like they are a bit of an afterthought, where they experienced to change the form of the rear reflector housing to in good shape a much larger, spherical, sensor in.

The entrance stop also has sq. overhangs in the remaining and right consumption ducts that residence the sensors. They definately could have performed much better with the integration right here.







Originally Posted by S4increase
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Any affirmation on obtainable colours?


You should dont choose as confirmation, but:
– Zandvoort Blue
– Toronto Purple
– Brooklyn Gray
– Black Sapphire Metallic
– Alpine White


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