BMW M2 and M5 Competition

BMW M2 Competition – Significant features

– Cooling efficiency has been increased by around 20 percent thanks to new coolers and larger front apertures including the kidney grill section.

– The twin-turbo 6 cylinder engine is based on the M3 and M4 and delivers 302kW of power and 550Nm of torque.

– The car sprints from 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds with the optional M DCT gearbox and 4.4 seconds with the standard six-speed manual gearbox.

– Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h but the M Driver’s package raises the top speed to 280 km/h, 10 km/h faster than the standard BMW M2.

– Includes race ready variants of the oil supply and cooling system.

– First model equipped with selector switches on the centre console.  This allows for instant control of the characteristics and settings for the engine, steering and Drivelogic functions, if M DCT is available.

– New optional M Sport seat borrows heavily from motorsport, providing optimal support.

– Larger brake discs (400mm front and 380mm rear) with calipers that are painted grey (front axle: 6-piston fixed caliper, rear axle: 4-piston fixed caliper).

– New exhaust system featuring a new muffler and four tailpipes, finished in black chrome.

– Engine compartment features the CFRP high precision strut from the BMW M3/M4.

– Boasts adaptive LED headlights as standard and also Park Distance Control (PDC).

– Features the new metallic Hockenheim Silver paint.

BMW M5 Competition – Significant features

– The front 20-inch forged wheels weigh 12.6kg each while the rears weigh 13.3kg each.  The standard M5 wheels are 15.6kg and 16kg respectively.

– Boost has been increased from 2.7 bar absolute to 2.8, however the engine hardware is unchanged.

– Front wheel camber is increased due to new upper wishbones and the rear roll bar is 10 percent stiffer.

– The engine output is 460kW and 750Nm, up 17kW on the new M5.

– Sprints from 0-100km/h in just 3.3 seconds while 0-200 is reached in 10.8 seconds.

– An M Sport exhaust system is fitted as standard.

– Features an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission.

– Uses the M xDrive system, the intelligent all-wheel-drive as used in the current BMW M5.

– As well as lowering the vehicle by seven millimetres, the model-specific chassis tuning also includes tweaks to the wheel suspension, springs and dampers.

– Both the rear spoiler and M5 boot lid logo, which gains “Competition” lettering, are finished in high-gloss black.

– No modifications to the steering.


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