If you noticed that there’s something different about this show floor example, you’re right, as it welcomed a bundle of M Performance upgrades. Among them we find the carbon fiber-made diffuser, grille, side blades, mirrors, fender vents, diffuser, boot-mounted wing and roof. Elsewhere, the exterior of the car is adorned with the M specific colors that give it a racier vibe.
In base form, without the aforementioned parts, pricing starts at €61,900 ($71,479) in Germany, £49,805 ($64,705/€56,028) in the United Kingdom and $58,900 (€51,000) in the United States. For the money, customers get a lot of car, starting with the biggest change over the pre-facelifte version: a new engine.
Shared with the bigger M3 and M4 models, the twin-turbo 3.0-liter straight-six produces 410 PS (405 hp / 301 kW) and 550 Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. BMW says the M2 Competition goes from rest to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 4.0 seconds, and maxes out at 250 km/h (155 mph). Top speed can be increased to 280 km/h (174 mph) with the optional M Driver’s Package.