The new BMW M2 CS will be similar in handling to a race carOctober 30, 2019
BMW M CEO Markus Flash spoke of the new BMW M2 CS as a car that would look a lot like a race car. Engine power is approximately 444 hp. The machine will be offered with both manual and automatic transmission.
This year, the BMW M sports division introduced four high-performance crossovers – the X3 M, X4 M, X5 M and X6 M. And in a few days we will be shown the most powerful version of the “charged” M2 coupe – this version of the car will receive the CS index. The start of sales of the long-awaited new items is scheduled for 2020.
As part of his recent interview with BMW M chief Marcus Flash, he described the new product as “the freshest BMW M model that rides like a real racing car.”
Mr. Flash did not disclose the technical characteristics of the BMW M2 CS, but it can be assumed that the car will have a little more power and a little less weight than the standard M2 in the performance of Competition. According to the data that were indicated in the official bulletin on the model, the new product will be able to boast 444 horsepower, which is 40 “horses” more than the same M2 Competition. As for the torque, it is reported to remain at the same level – 550 Nm.
According to insiders, the car will be offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed / 7-speed automatic transmission. Most likely, customers will be able to choose carbon-ceramic brakes and sticky tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2, designed for 19-inch wheels. Engineers will change the suspension tinctures and slightly modify the chassis design. The interior of the car will also change – lighter and thinner front seats will appear in it.
In addition, the new M2 CS will receive the S55 engine for the last time, then a new development by Bavarian engineers will take its place – the motor is known by the designation S58. It is expected that this unit will be installed in the following M3 / M4. Expect the M2 CS to be available for approximately 12 months before the next generation M2 launches.
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