Tentative production dates for the 2016 BMW M2 are revealed. Production start dates will be November 2015
(EU/UK) and March 2016
(US) (source: BIMMERPOST future models map
The M2 will be powered by the N55 turbo inline 6 engine (N55B30T0), which will also power the upcoming X4 M40i. Power output is speculated to be in the range of 370-380 PS (365-375 HP) and the M2 will be available in both manual and DCT.
Spy photos and videos preview what will be aggressively flared fenders, wider track, M brakes (which will be painted blue on the production M2), quad exhaust, drilled rotors and M limited slip differential. M styled bumpers and other cosmetic parts will appear on later prototypes.
The model code for the M2 is F87 and the internal nickname is 'pyrat2', following upon the 1M coupe's 'pyrat' nickname.
Check out a newly posted Nurburgring testing video below (of an earlier prototype), as well as our previously posted spy pics.