Nearly 50 years after the launch of the BMW 2002 Turbo, BMW France is launching a legacy edition of its BMW M2 Competition that pays homage to its older sports roots. The special edition reserved for the French market is limited to only 40 copies, all numbered, and has many design elements recalling, at first glance, the BMW 2002 Turbo.
More than 45 years ago, the BMW 2002 Turbo was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Marketed between 1974 and 1975, it was the first post-war European car to have a turbo. Combined with a 4-cylinder engine developing 170 hp and 241 Nm of torque, this technology allowed it to run from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 7 seconds and reach 210 km/h. Over the years, the BMW 2002 Turbo has become a highly sought-after collector model that continues to grow in value.
Introducing the new BMW M2 in 2015 and the BMW M2 Competition in 2018, BMW M has proven that its ambition is still relevant. With its 410-hp in-line six-cylinder engine, a specific chassis made of lightweight aluminum construction and an extroverted look, the M2 is particularly well equipped to distill pure sports driving sensations.
The BMW M2 Competition Edition Heritage adds even more sporty design elements, most made of carbon.
M Performance Accessories
– Carbon side fins
– floating hub caps
– Carbon grille
– Carbon mirror housings
– Carbon rear diffuser
– Carbon exhaust tips
– Carbon front blade
– Carbon rear spoiler
Added to this are many specific aesthetic elements, including the sides and the front bumper bearing the mythical Motorsport colors recalling the affiliation with the BMW 2002 Turbo.
– Interior console badge with “Heritage Edition” and “x of 40” inscription
– Side exterior badges with “Heritage Edition” and “x of 40” inscription
– Motorsport color decorations on the sides and front bumper
– Inscription “Heritage Edition” on the front blade and on the lateral wings
– “Heritage” inscription on the rear spoiler
– Leather keychain with “Heritage” inscription
The BMW M2 Competition Edition Heritage is available from 75,000 €, limited to 40 copies. It will be presented to the public on the occasion of the BMW M Town Festival to be held in Magny-Cours on April 27 and 28, and will participate in the Tour Auto Optic 2000 from April 29.