7:58 Nurburgring time for M2: Which cars are faster and slower?

BMW M2 | October 13th, 2015 by 45
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The new BMW M2 is faster than the E92 M3 around Nurburgring. According to BMW, the M2 runs around the famous track in 7:58 minutes, …

The new BMW M2 is faster than the E92 M3 around Nurburgring. According to BMW, the M2 runs around the famous track in 7:58 minutes, 7 seconds faster than the V8 E92 M3. The BMW 1M ran the Nurburgring in 8:12 seconds, while the M3 CSL ran the same lap in 7:50 seconds. The standard BMW M4 Coupe recorded a lap time of 7:52 minutes.

If you look at the bigger picture, where we will find the M2 and its pretty impressive Nurburgring time? For one, it’s quicker than the Chevy Corvette C6 (7:59 min), at the same level as the Porsche Boxster S and slightly slower than the Porsche 911 GT3 (996).

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The more powerful 911 Turbo (996) came in at 7:56 minutes, while the V8 560 horsepower M5 recorded a 7:55 minutes lap.

Here is a list of cars that are within three seconds of the BMW M2:

100 Porsche Cayman S (981) Walter Rohrl 7:55.00 325 / 1320
101 Ferrari F430 7:55.00 490 / 1450
102 Caterham R500 1.8L K Series Robert Nearn 7:55.00 233 / 450
103 BMW M5 (F10) 7:55.00 560 / 1870
104 Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG S-Model Horst von Saurma 7:55.00 585 / 1840
105 Porsche 911 Turbo (996) 7:56.00 420 / 1540
106 Ferrari 360 CS 7:56.00 425 / 1280
107 Ferrari California GT 7:56.00 460 / 1787
108 Panamera Sport Chrono Turbo Walter Rohrl 7:56.00 500 / 1974
109 Porsche Panamera Turbo Walter Rohrl 7:56.00 500 / 1870
110 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Dave Hill 7:56.00 411 / 1414
111 Porsche 911 Carrera S (997) 7:56.00 355 / 1420
112 SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive 7:56.23 751 / 2095
113 Porsche 911 GT3 (996) Walter Rohrl 7:56.33 360 / 1350
114 Honda NSX-R Motoharu Kurosawa 7:56.73 280 / 1270
115 Porsche Boxster S (981) 7:58.00 315 / 1320
116 Seat Leon Cupra 280 DSG Jordi Gene 7:58.40 280 / 1346
117 Chevrolet Corvette C6 7:59.00 405 / 1470
118 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible Sascha Bert 7:59.00 550 / 1897
119 Audi RS5 Horst von Saurma 7:59.00 450 / 1686

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