Last month, BMWBLOG broke the news of the reveal date of the new BMW M2. As we mentioned then, the new M2 will debut in the second week of October, more precisely on October 14th.
According to a Facebook post, the BMW M2 F87 might make an appearance also at the DTM finale at Hockenheim-Ring. Ordering for the F87 M2 will begin in November and first deliveries are scheduled for April 2016. The first public appearance is scheduled for Detroit Auto Show in January 2016.
The launch color palette will be limited. Our sources couldn’t say how many and what colors will be added in the future, but at the launch, the M2 customers will get to pick from four paint jobs: Long Beach Blue, Alpine White, Mineral Grey and Black Sapphire. The official color is said to be Long Beach Blue so expect to see the first marketing photos sporting the beautiful blue shade.
BMW’s M2 will be powered by the N55 TwinScroll turbocharged engine with some components from the S55 engine. One of them is the oil pump found in the M-developed engine. The power output is 365 horsepower and 343 lb-ft of torque. The engine has an overboost function just like the 1M, good for 25 lb-ft of torque.