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      04-13-2018, 05:31 AM   #1
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M2 Competition revealed and announced by Evo magazine

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6 page article (with photos of a Hockenheim silver car) in the latest issue of Evo magazine.

Not sure if any of the following is news, but these are things I picked out:

404bhp, 406lb ft.
Manual or DCT.
Weight up by 55kg due to engine cooling changes.
Steel track brakes available - 6 piston with 400mm discs front, 4 piston with 380mm discs rear.
M4 style Carbon strut brace.
Ball jointed suspension.
M sports seat with illuminated logo.
Basic price in UK 47,260 (compared to current price of 46,695), available from July.

So, seems like a bit of a bargain!


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Is this in the shops yet?

I know subscribers get them early

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If the MSRP is actually only increasing by ~1%, it would seem anyone with a current M2 wanting to sell better act now. That's crazy.
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If the MSRP is actually only increasing by ~1%, it would seem anyone with a current M2 wanting to sell better act now. That's crazy.
That price view assuming the current M2 is offering less, which we are not sure at all about
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I bought the May 2018 edition of Evo Magazine after seeing this and see nothing about the M2 Competition in there. Did I just get duped out of $7
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I bought the May 2018 edition of Evo Magazine after seeing this and see nothing about the M2 Competition in there. Did I just get duped out of $7
You should have bought the June edition after official beijing launch of course
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I bought the May 2018 edition of Evo Magazine after seeing this and see nothing about the M2 Competition in there. Did I just get duped out of $7
You should have bought the June edition after official beijing launch of course
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So all jokes aside (and I bloody love jokes!)...is this actually out to buy now or has someone just seen an advanced copy and will be up for sale end of April (after Beijing show)?
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So all jokes aside (and I bloody love jokes!)...is this actually out to buy now or has someone just seen an advanced copy and will be up for sale end of April (after Beijing show)?
I have no idea .. however Usually subscribers get their issues before the newsstand.....
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So all jokes aside (and I bloody love jokes!)...is this actually out to buy now or has someone just seen an advanced copy and will be up for sale end of April (after Beijing show)?
Usually subscribers get their issues before the newsstand.....
You got it!
Somebody could post some screen shots of the mag....
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+1 without pics, this is just Bimmerpost meltdown material.



PS - there's no way the M2C only goes up 1% in price, right !?!?!?

I never expected 10K...but that seems artificially low to me.
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All due respect, but there is no way in hell cost-cutting BMW will price the revamp M2 that cheap... However, if you're correct, I am heading to dealership right now to place an order, 'cause that's the bargain of the year. Please upload the article! Pretty please!
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All due respect, but there in no way in hell cost-cutting BMW will price the revamp M2 that cheap... However, if you're correct, I am heading to dealership right now to place an order, 'cause that's the bargain of the year. Please upload the article! Pretty please!
I bet there is no article
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+1 without pics, this is just Bimmerpost meltdown material.



PS - there's no way the M2C only goes up 1% in price, right !?!?!?

I never expected 10K...but that seems artificially low to me.
Why does there have to be a price jump?

The cost per unit production is dropping with each that they make. Especially when they have oversold by "50 percent " based on their own estimates.

The M2 Competition is essentially an iPhone " S ". or SE type model. It gets the better power unit ( battery /cpu) in the old chassis.


None of these new parts were DESIGNED for
The M2 aside from whatever work it took to route the cooling system and route the exhaust.



Mirrors - per @scott26 - derived from Upcoming X3M

Seats - straight from M4

Upgrade Brakes - 5 series

New Colors - yeah.

Seat stripes - ha !

S55 motor - straight from M3/M4



Did I get all the list of changes ?
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All due respect, but there is no way in hell cost-cutting BMW will price the revamp M2 that cheap... However, if you're correct, I am heading to dealership right now to place an order, 'cause that's the bargain of the year. Please upload the article! Pretty please!
Place your order now bro... ?

I guess you are waiting for the official news so that 6000 people all call their dealer and ask to get in line on the same day.

That makes sense.
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All due respect, but there is no way in hell cost-cutting BMW will price the revamp M2 that cheap... However, if you're correct, I am heading to dealership right now to place an order, 'cause that's the bargain of the year. Please upload the article! Pretty please!
Place your order now bro... ?

I guess you are waiting for the official news so that 6000 people all call their dealer and ask to get in line on the same day.

That makes sense.
Why the sarcasm? I was thinking just like everyone else who was reading this.. And it's not a ticket on the Titanic, if you play it smart and willing to do some leg work, you will be able to find one..
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All due respect, but there is no way in hell cost-cutting BMW will price the revamp M2 that cheap... However, if you're correct, I am heading to dealership right now to place an order, 'cause that's the bargain of the year. Please upload the article! Pretty please!
Place your order now bro... ?

I guess you are waiting for the official news so that 6000 people all call their dealer and ask to get in line on the same day.

That makes sense.
Why the sarcasm? I was thinking just like everyone else who was reading this.. And it's not a ticket on the Titanic, if you play it smart and willing to do some leg work, you will be able to find one..
I'm just saying if you are serious , and you want one, stop typing and pick up your phone and get on a list or place an order.
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Seeing is believing and if I had such article, the first thing I would do is upload it, instead of typing all that... If I am wrong, I sincerely apologized but my lizard brain is smelling BS.
Exactly, with you on this. If I had pics I'd be excited to share.
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Even though I just got my LCI M2, it'd be awesome if the price increase for the M2C is that small. Who knows what options would have to be ticked on the M2C to get to the base equipment level of the Civic M2, but no matter what it'd at least indicate that BMW intends to keep this car "accessible."

I still have no intention of getting rid of my LCI M2 regardless of the price increase (or lack thereof) of the M2C...nor do I feel like being on a waiting list for another year or more. I love my car's old, crusty face, crummy seats, and gutless engine. Hell, mine's even gray on the outside to reflect just how old and outdated it is!
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All due respect, but there is no way in hell cost-cutting BMW will price the revamp M2 that cheap... However, if you're correct, I am heading to dealership right now to place an order, 'cause that's the bargain of the year. Please upload the article! Pretty please!
Place your order now bro... ?

I guess you are waiting for the official news so that 6000 people all call their dealer and ask to get in line on the same day.

That makes sense.
Why the sarcasm? I was thinking just like everyone else who was reading this.. And it's not a ticket on the Titanic, if you play it smart and willing to do some leg work, you will be able to find one..
I'm just saying if you are serious , and you want one, stop typing and pick up your phone and place an order.
That easy huh? To bad it's not available yet and if I ask the dealership, they will feed me some BS over the phone. But thanks for your input, I am on my 5th new BMW, so I am aware how the process work.
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