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We Drag Raced The BMW M2 G87 Against The M3 G80 Just For Kicks

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Sure, we all know – it isn’t a good combat. However, it didn’t cease us from seizing the chance to pit the brand new BMW M2 towards the current-generation M3. Ideally, we might’ve taken a sedan with the guide gearbox in a bit to attempt to even the chances. Nonetheless, solely this rear-wheel-drive Competitors was accessible on the BMW Efficiency Driving College in South Carolina. As you all know, the Competitors-spec M3 has solely two pedals.

Let’s face it, BMW would shoot itself within the leg if it made the M2 faster than the M3/M4. Consequently, the drag races have a predictable end result, however we’d reckon they’re nonetheless enjoyable to observe for those who don’t take them too critically. The coupe geared up with the automated would’ve executed a greater job of making an attempt to maintain up as a result of computer systems are at all times faster than a human’s response no matter what purists say. BMW says the Steptronic-fitted M2 hits 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.1 seconds or 0.2s faster than the stick shift equal.

Thrilling instances are forward for the G87 because the M division is trying to shut the hole with an M2 CS believed to have 518 hp. Not solely that, however we’ve additionally heard by way of the grapevine an M2 xDrive would possibly simply occur within the latter half of the last decade. With effectively over 500 hp despatched to each axles by way of an automated, the newborn M ought to be capable to put up a superb combat towards its greater brothers.

The second-generation M2 has simply began what ought to be a protracted life cycle that might final till mid-2029. That might give BMW loads of time to extract each drop of efficiency from this platform at the beginning turns into hybrid and electrical. With the M2 now being nearer to the M4 than ever, it has super progress potential that’s prone to be exploited within the following years.

 

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