BMW M2 Competition To Be Launched In India Soon — Will Rival The Porsche 718 Cayman S

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BMW is expected to bring its smallest 'M Car', the M2 to India soon. According to CarandBike, the M2 will be launched in India in a few months time.

BMW M2 Competition India Launch Soon; To Rival The Porsche 718 Cayman S

The BMW M2 in India will only be available with the ‘Competition package'. This package offers more styling upgrades to the car, along with enhanced performance figures.

BMW M2 Competition India Launch Soon; To Rival The Porsche 718 Cayman S

The new BMW M2 Competition will come with the same 3.0-litre as seen on its larger siblings, the M3 and M4. The twin-turbocharged engine will produce 405bhp and 550Nm of torque. This will come mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox in India.

BMW M2 Competition India Launch Soon; To Rival The Porsche 718 Cayman S

The car features a front engine, rear-wheel drive setup which accelerates from 0-100km/h in 4.2 seconds. The top speed of the BMW M2 is electronically limited to 250km/h. The M2 also has the optional ‘M2 Driver's Package' which increases top speed to 280km/h. However, it is unlikely that BMW would bring this option to India.

BMW M2 Competition India Launch Soon; To Rival The Porsche 718 Cayman S

In terms of features on the BMW M2 Competition, the car gets standard five-spoke M-Sport wheels or the optional 19-inch competition wheel. The car also receives the option of M-Sport leather seats, Apple CarPlay, Harman Kardon Audio System, BMW Apps and built-in navigation. As an India only standard fitment, BMW will provide the M2 with a full-size spare wheel.

BMW M2 Competition India Launch Soon; To Rival The Porsche 718 Cayman S

Apart from these, BMW will also offer M Performance extras on the M2. These include the carbon-fibre bits on the roof, rear spoiler, rear diffuser, side skirts, exhaust tip and boot-lid. BMW will also offer the 19-inch forged wheels, along with the M Brake package on the M2.

Thoughts On The BMW M2 Competition launch In India

BMW M2 Competition India Launch Soon; To Rival The Porsche 718 Cayman S

The BMW M2 Competition in India will be available in five different colour choices, with a standard all-black interior. Prices for the M2 is expected to be around Rs 85 lakh, ex-showroom. The BMW M2 once launched in India, will rival the Porsche 718 Cayman S and the upcoming Audi TT RS.

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Story first published: Monday, May 14, 2018, 10:51 [IST]

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