A true successor to the BMW 1 Series M Coupe is rumored to be on sale by 2016, heavily influenced by technology found in the new M3 and M4 models.
The M2 will likely use a modified variant of the M235i’s 3.0-liter six-cylinder powerplant with maximum power reaching around 360 to 380 hp – just enough performance to separate it from the M235i’s 320 hp, but not enough to creep up on the new M3 and M4 vehicles.
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Expect the M2 to borrow plenty of technology from its bigger brothers including chassis enhancements and the Active M Differential. In order to keep the M2 cost friendly, it may not come standard with Adaptive M Suspension but expect a wide variety of settings to alter the handling of the car.
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