Initially rolled out during the 2015 Need for Speed: No Limits event, and later making its official debut at the 2016 North American Auto Show, the BMW M2 is a high-performance version of the BMW 2-Series. It is also the apparent successor to the BMW M1 Coupe. The second M in BMW M2 stands for the word Motorsports and is represented with tri-color M badging strategically placed around the interior and exterior of the BMW M2.
The BMW M2 was lighter and faster than conventional BMW 2-Series vehicles. The BMW M2 had a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 365hp and 343 lb.-ft. of torque (369 lb.-ft. during overboost). Weight reduction for the BMW M2 comes primarily from replacing standard front and rear suspension components with lighter aluminum components. Transmission options for the BMW M2 include a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic with a “smokey burnout” mode. The BMW M2 could accelerate from 0 to 62 mph on 4.4-seconds and had a top speed of 155 mph (168 mph with the M Driver’s Package).
BMW M2 Competition
In 2018, during the Beijing Auto Show, BMW introduced the BMW M2 Competition. This version of the BMW M2 featured a more powerful 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine with an upgraded lubrication system, an improved engine cooling system and a twin turbocharger setup. The new (S55) engine could churn out 405hp and 406 lb.-ft. of torque. The BMW M2 Competition could accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.2-seconds (with the automatic transmission option). Top speed for the BMW M2 Competition was 155 mph or 174 mph when the M Driver’s Package is chosen. Once again, a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic were the available transmission options for the BMW M2 Competition.
The BMW M2 CS was introduced for the 2020 model year. A new active exhaust system, unique wheel and tire packages and optional carbon-fiber body panels set the BMW M2 CS apart from previous M2 models. The S55 engine was now tuned to produce 444hp and 406 lb.-ft. of torque in the BMW M2 CS which could accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 3.8-seconds (with the automatic transmission).
BMW M2 Performance, Service and Repair
When it comes to BMW M2 service and repair, nobody is better than Forza Tuning and Performance in Clearwater, Florida. Face the facts; sooner or later your BMW M2 will need factory scheduled maintenance, a tune up, a four-wheel alignment, brake service, engine repair, transmission replacement/repair, rear end repair/replacement, steering /suspension repair, driveshaft service/replacement, engine cooling system repairs, heating and air conditioning repair/maintenance, an oil change, a transmission service/flush, wheel and tire rotation/replacement or some other type of service and repair. You can trust Forza for complete BMW M2 service and repair when that day arrives.
Convenient to the communities of Tampa, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Orlando, Florida, Forza is privileged to serve BMW M2 owners who reside in the area. Forza is also glad to serve the remainder of the continental United States via fully enclosed luxury vehicle transport. Every Forza luxury vehicle transport is professionally operated, comprehensively insured and available as either a one-way or roundtrip service.
Forza BMW Specialists
Need a bit more performance from your BMW M2? Forza founder and President Brenton Brown is the premier performance specialist in the country. Brenton is always glad to discuss Forza Performance Packages with BMW M2 owners. Forza Performance Packages are known for their exceptional reliability, quality and diversity.