BMW M2 Competition Individual Paint costs as much as a VW GTI

BMW M2, News | May 30th, 2019 by 1
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At the moment, BMW doesn’t offer Individual paint options on the M2 Competition. While that might anger some customers wanting for a more special paint color, it’s just not going to happen. Unless you know a guy who knows a guy and happen to have a boatload of extra cash laying around. That’s because an order sheet for a BMW M2 Competition with Individual San Marino Blue paintwork has just leaked and that special color costs a helluva lot of cash,

In fact, if this spec sheet is legitimate, the cost of said paint is about as much as a Volkswagen GTI — $24,480, to be exact. That’s an absurd amount for just a paint job. So absurd, in fact, that it seems inaccurate and we have to wonder whether or not it’s true.

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It is entirely possible that it would cost that much to paint the BMW M2 Competition in that color, simply because BMW doesn’t offer the program on the M2. So a lot of manufacturing strings would have to be pulled to get it done. So assembly lines would have to be messed with and it would cost a lot of money to do.

San Marino Blue is a cool color and one we like a lot. But it’s not worth spending $25k to get. For that money, get the BMW M2 Competition is a regular color and then buy a VW GTI as your daily. Or take that same $25 grand and go on a kick-ass vacation. Or maybe just save it because that’s a lot of extra money that doesn’t need to be spent.

The total cost of the BMW M2 Competition in question $90,735. The BMW M2 Competition is a great car but not at that price. For $90k, you’re close to a Porsche 911, BMW M5 or even a nicely equipped BMW X7 xDrive50i.

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However, whoever bought this BMW M2 Competition isn’t doing it out of rational thought. Instead, it’s an emotional buy. They really wanted a San Marino Blue M2 Comp and could afford the extreme cost. So they bought it. Still, that’s an eye-watering price for paint.

[Source: Bimmerpost]

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