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      03-01-2016, 11:35 AM   #1
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The star of this year's BMW display at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show is the BMW M2 (official thread), along with a version equipped with the full range of M Performance Parts.

We bring you live photos from their reveal today at the show. Enjoy!

BMW M2 at 2016 Geneva Auto Show

BMW M2 M Performance Parts at 2016 Geneva Auto Show




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      03-01-2016, 11:44 AM   #2
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Nice photo gallery, thanks.
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Nice side by side ride height comparison. MPerf coil overs giving a great stance.
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      03-01-2016, 11:48 AM   #4
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Nice! LBB in that lighting is just AMAZING!
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      03-01-2016, 11:55 AM   #5
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Looking at these pics really makes me wish BMW kept the designed more in line with the M235i Racing edition.


What we were teased with..





What we got...




I think the boxy flares compliment the 2 series body was more than the softer, rounded flares.

Oh well, maybe one of you M2 guys can do a Racing edition body conversion and blow us all away.
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Looking very good, but I haven't seen the cf manual gearshift that was in SEMA anywhere since then..hopefully it's still in the works..
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Awesome ride height for the coils. I assume that is the street setting.
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Looking at these pics really makes me wish BMW kept the designed more in line with the M235i Racing edition.


What we were teased with..





What we got...




I think the boxy flares compliment the 2 series body was more than the softer, rounded flares.

Oh well, maybe one of you M2 guys can do a Racing edition body conversion and blow us all away.
I guarantee you, the amount of people bitching that it looks too similar to the M235i would be incredible. I can see it now. "OMFG M235i 2.0 complete fail BMW smh wow"

M235i Racing looks great, as a race car. The actual design elements clash all over the place, and look terrible imo. The tacked on front bulges just completely clash with the design language.

The M2 that we got is a perfect M street car. I actually think the M235i racing looks far less aggressive and is the more bulbous one. The rear flares on that think... yikes. It's like a loaf of bread that's just beginning to rise.

Of course this is just my honest opinion, but feel free to bash me and call me an idiot.
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      03-01-2016, 12:36 PM   #9
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That's the equivalent of adding a Liberty Walk kit to every M3/4 that leaves the factory. Absolutely the fuck not.
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Keep the stripes, give me that front lip from the safety car and call it done. Oh and 255/275 tires.
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      03-01-2016, 12:54 PM   #11
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mmmmm that steering wheel
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Does anyone else think that the M stripes on the aerodynamifangs would look awesome on other M cars? Say, perhaps an M4?



Maybe on the upper fang thing too, but I don't know.

Maybe?

Also, I literally took the color and design of the M2 fang and flipped it upside down to get it like that. It's almost uncanny how similar the M4 and M2 aerodynamics ended up.
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mmmmm that steering wheel
What's the blue stripe on top, Shift light?
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"Yeah, Geneva isn't a big venue... Let's skip the M Performance exhaust, no one will notice it anyway".
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What's the blue stripe on top, Shift light?
The blue stripe is to let you know the center position of the steering wheel.
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"Yeah, Geneva isn't a big venue... Let's skip the M Performance exhaust, no one will notice it anyway".
Totally agree! Major Fail here!
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The blue stripe is to let you know the center position of the steering wheel.
No shift light on the wheel then?
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Looking at these pics really makes me wish BMW kept the designed more in line with the M235i Racing edition.


What we were teased with..





What we got...




I think the boxy flares compliment the 2 series body was more than the softer, rounded flares.

Oh well, maybe one of you M2 guys can do a Racing edition body conversion and blow us all away.
We got a better looking car, more unique than the racing M235i with proper wide body not fenders that look like an after thought and stuck with glue.
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I can't stress enough how horrible the new "M Performance" letterform logo design is. Fast & Furious Tuner shop.
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No shift light on the wheel then?
No sir this looks like a raw alcantara/leather wheel with no shift indicators or any of the tech goodies that the other M-performance wheel has. It's simple and beefy.
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No sir this looks like a raw alcantara/leather wheel with no shift indicators or any of the tech goodies that the other M-performance wheel has. It's simple and beefy.
Besides, we know when to shift, right?
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I LOVE the front and side stripes.
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