BMW M Performance Kits Annouced for 2 Series, X5

BMW M Performance Kits Annouced for 2 Series, X5

BMW is giving both the new 2 Series Coupe and the X5 SUV a slight power boost and some exterior enhancements thanks to a set of M performance parts for each vehicle.

A small power boost is available for the 220d diesel-powered model that pushes the output to 200 hp and 309 lb-ft of torque. For the gas-powered 235i, BMW offers an exhuast silencer which tunes the note to be a “striking, sports-style sound.”

Handling on the 235i will be enhanced thanks to an available limited-slip differential, along with a suspension setup that includes a 20mm drop, revised dampers and shortened coil springs.

For appearances, M performance fits the 235i with 19-inch wheels along with painted brake calipers. Completing the look are aerodynmamic enhancements such as a new front apron,  rear spoiler, rear diffuser and a revised nose with new air ducting.

As for the larger X5, M performance offers a power bump up to 326 hp and 331 lb-ft of torque thanks to a modified ECU. The throttle is also revised to be sharper and a retuned exhaust note completes the package.

Aerodynamics are upped on this SUV as well thanks to a new front splitter, side sills, rear apron and more. The interior also gets some M performance touches to complete the overall package.

GALLERY: BMW M Performance Kit 2 Series and X5

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  • Honest Abe

    So much awesome! Love that 2 Series!