The BMW with the new 2021 BMW M2 Competition wants to get a proven combination of less weight, increased power but also acceptable fuel consumption. The total power will be increased by 45 horsepower, which will increase the maximum speed by about 25 km/h. Fuel consumption will average 20 mpg acceptable. Another specialty for this edition will be Michellin 4S tires.
2021 BMW M2 Competition Exterior
Weight reduction started with a modified braking system but also with the use of lighter materials wherever possible. Thanks to the use of carbon fiber for the rear diffuser, both spoilers, exhaust system, wheels and roof will have a significantly lower weight than the current 3,600 lbs.
2021 BMW M2 Competition Interior
The German giant of luxury and sports cars will not change the interior too much if we compare it with the latest sports editions. This is an expected decision given that the goal here was to reduce weight and increase engine power. However, it is likely that there will be some unique details that will mark the model for this year.
Receive more power
The base version delivers 450 horsepower and 550 N/m of maximum torque. Competition edition receive TwinPower turbocharged 3.0 L Inline-6 engine and rear wheel drive. This engine will bring an increase in power to 494 horsepower and 653 N/m of torque. This increase in power will bring the maximum speed of 303 km/h compared to current 280 km/h. You have a 6-speed manual transmission and a 7-speed automatic with dual clutch. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is in about 4 seconds. For now, there is no information on fuel consumption but weight reduction should improve the current numbers. Recall they are moving around 18 mpg in city and 25 mpg in highway drive.
Release Date and Price
The modified coupe worth about $ 60,000 but only this package brought by the M2 Competition is worth about $ 22,000. Sales should start in a couple of months.