BMW has officially unveiled the 2019 class of the M2 Competition. The manufacturers showcased the car in the run-up to the Beijing Motor Show, which has a litany of new features. These include 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline six engine which produces 450 horsepower. The car comes with the option of a seven-speed M DCT double clutch box and a six-speed manual, which uses rev matching for a smoother shift between gears. The M DCT uses 3 Drivelogic driving programs, Comfort, Sport and Sport+.
It takes 4.2 seconds for the manual version of the M2 Competition to reach 60 mph and 4 seconds for the M DCT model. In addition to this there’s a racing-bred engine oil supply system, three-radiator M4 cooling system, lightweight part-aluminium front and rear axles, which were also taken from the M4 model. The BMW 2019 M2 Competition will be available in summer 2018 and pricing hasn’t yet been announced.
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