The online configurator for the 2019 BMW M2 Competition is now live on www.bmwusa.com. As seen in the ordering guide, the M2 Competition comes with two new exterior colors – Hockenheim Silver Metallic, along with Sunset Orange, which was previously available on other BMWs but new to the M2.
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There are two choices of wheels, the standard 19″ Style 788M wheels, in either bi-color or black, which look the business. M2 Competition buyers can also choose from either the seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox or a six-speed manual, which is refreshing to know that it still can be had with a proper three-pedal ‘box.
Standard equipment includes the sporty looking Shadowline trim, BMW M seatbelts, a BMW M sport seat and Apple CarPlay (finally as-standard).
On top of those standard features, there are some additional options and packages. There’s the Executive Package, which brings such luxuries as full LED headlights, wireless mobile phone charging and a heated steering wheel. That also brings a WiFi hotspot and automatic high beams. So it’s a nice package that’s reasonably priced at $1,200. Of course, the optional seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox is also available, at the price of $2,900.
The M2 Competition for US customers comes standard with the M Sport Brakes kit.
BMW M2 will start at $58,900, which is only a few thousand dollars more than the standard M2 car. For that extra money, you get an upgraded engine, which is now a 3.0 liter twin-turbo I6 with 405 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. It also is supposed to be sharper and more aggressive to drive than the standard M2