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      07-10-2019, 11:16 AM   #111
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Great to see, I would certainly like to own one!

A little sad to see so many saying that the M is being "diluted', I understand what you are saying. Shine and dine isn't exactly what it used to be. From the performance perspective, the Ms are only getting better!
It's funny because even Biermann criticized BMW for putting ///M badges on everything, and he was the head of BMW ///M. He said that he used to have to fight tooth and nail for ///M cars, and now they just slap the badge on everything. Ex-BMW big wigs, journalists and enthusiasts have been saying this for years. Is everybody just pulling those statements out of their asses?
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M2, m2c, m2cs, m2 gts....... m is not what it used to be
Yup. Keep diluting the M
You realize this is a professional race car for Nurburgring 24 h? You but from M directly not a dealer
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      07-16-2019, 10:26 AM   #114
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This will be the final CS version. I will mark the date of this post for reference. This is further testing/development of the CS. This is not a track only version or a separate car from what we have been seeing.
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This will be the final CS version. I will mark the date of this post for reference. This is further testing/development of the CS. This is not a track only version or a separate car from what we have been seeing.
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Yes a very credible source. Let's just hold tight and see.

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Yes a very credible source. Let's just hold tight and see.
VCP: But this car shown testing has a wing in the rear? Are you implying that M2 CS will have a wing?
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And 150~lbs weight loss and half cage.

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And 150~lbs weight loss and half cage.
Are you sure you are talking about the M2 CS and not M2 Racing or CSL?
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This track-only M2 car will be presented today at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
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Excerpt from a BMW press release of June 24, 2019 (see here):
"The successor to the BMW M240i Racing, is currently being developed and tested. The focus is on easy handling – with the highest technical quality and maximum safety. The first cars are to be delivered at the start of the second quarter of 2020. A maiden test under race conditions is planned for round five of the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring (GER) on 3rd August 2019.
See also here (BMW press release of August 1, 2019 - "New BMW entry-level model for customer racing set for its first race outing at the Nürburgring").


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They just replied me on facebook on their latest post regarding M2 VLN result.

It will be 2 versions :

1. Racing Version

2. Clubsport version .


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It would be AWESOME if the Clubsport version is street legal - a half cage version that you can drive to the track.
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This track-only M2 car will be presented today at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
Do we know yet what the wheel / tyre specs are ? They look like 18" so wandering if M2R will have same wheels/tyres/brakes as M4 GT4 ???

Although, I thought I saw some very recent photos of a M2R with 18" alloys which looked like 513m ??
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Do we know yet what the wheel / tyre specs are ? They look like 18" so wandering if M2R will have same wheels/tyres/brakes as M4 GT4 ???

Although, I thought I saw some very recent photos of a M2R with 18" alloys which looked like 513m ??
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Exactly and that's why I went with AP Racing BBK which saved 50+ lbs over my stock M2C brakes. I also sold my heavy ass 788M stock wheels. I have lightweight 763M wheels (same ones on the M2CS) for the street and 18" APEX wheels for track. In other words, you don't necessarily have to follow the CCB route to save significant amount of weight. The replacement cost of CCBs and the fact that you cannot fit 18" wheels on them are total deal breakers for me.
Yes 18” wheels and Alcon brakes for the M2C track spec’s first outing.

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Yes 18” wheels and Alcon brakes for the M2C track spec’s first outing.
The rear has the M2C BBK though...strange

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It's funny because even Biermann criticized BMW for putting ///M badges on everything, and he was the head of BMW ///M. He said that he used to have to fight tooth and nail for ///M cars, and now they just slap the badge on everything. Ex-BMW big wigs, journalists and enthusiasts have been saying this for years. Is everybody just pulling those statements out of their asses?
I think it is somewhat a sign of the times. BMW, like so many other manufactures, are creating something for every potential customer.
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It's funny because even Biermann criticized BMW for putting ///M badges on everything, and he was the head of BMW ///M. He said that he used to have to fight tooth and nail for ///M cars, and now they just slap the badge on everything. Ex-BMW big wigs, journalists and enthusiasts have been saying this for years. Is everybody just pulling those statements out of their asses?
I think it is somewhat a sign of the times. BMW, like so many other manufactures, are creating something for every potential customer.
It seems that way on its face, but it seems like overkill to me.
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It seems that way on its face, but it seems like overkill to me.
If the Clubsport version of the M2 Comp Racing car has a half cage, racing seats, etc., and can be driven to the track. BMW would certainly be building a car the market is absolutely look for, including myself!
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It seems that way on its face, but it seems like overkill to me.
If the Clubsport version of the M2 Comp Racing car has a half cage, racing seats, etc., and can be driven to the track. BMW would certainly be building a car the market is absolutely look for, including myself!
That would be a great option for track oriented people like us, but I'm speaking more in general terms though. BMW could/should treat the ///M cars like Porsche treats cars. Provide lots of options for customization instead of so many different models.
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I think they are starting now. Offering an Clubsport and Racing version for the same car.
I am now interested for the weight it will have. Is more powerfull than the Cayman gt4 , but the Cayman is on gt3 suspension, rod bearings, adjustable sway bars , etc , more track focused .

we ll see ......


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