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BMW is sending off the current generation of 2 series coupes with a bang, specifically with the new BMW M2CS. The M2CS will be BMW’s flagship 2 Series coupe and it’s really a more powerful and focused version of the M2 competition — not that that’s a bad thing. Power comes from the same engine used in the M4CS, that means a twin-turbo 3-litre straightsix capable of delivering 444hp and 550nm of torque. That’s a lot for a small little coupe. The results are 4 seconds from 0-100km/h and an electronically limited top speed of 280km/h.

And if these numbers aren’t enough to get your pulse M2CS with a six-speed manual. But if you don’t want to shift your own gears, you can also get the M2CS with a seven-speed dct.

Elsewhere, the M2 gets adaptive M suspension, active M differential, larger brakes with ceramics as an option, and loads of carbon fibre trim on the inside and out to a) save weight and b) look cool. The M2CS might be bmW’s most compact M car but it’s performance is anything but small.



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