EXCLUSIVE: BMW M2 Australian specifications

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BMW M2 Coupe

In addition to our previous post giving you Australian list pricing for the new BMW M2 Coupe, following is a very long list of standard specifications for the local market. Starting with February production we expect local deliveries to follow by around April or May.

The M2 Coupe starts with the manual only M2 Pure model ,priced from $89,900 and is joined by the M2, priced from $98,900.

For the extra nine grand you get the following standard equipment:

  • 7-speed DCT (6-speed manual is a NCO)
  • Alarm system
  • Adaptive headlights
  • BMW Selective Beam
  • Comfort Access System
  • Electric seats
  • Seat heating (driver and passenger)
  • harman/kardon Sound System

Full details can be found after the break.

BMW M2 Coupe

EXCLUSIVE: BMW M2 Coupe – Standard specifications (Australia)

Manufacturers’ list pricing

  • M2 Pure (6-speed manual) – $89,900
  • M2 (7-speed Dual Clutch with Drivelogic) – $98,900
  • Engine: 6-cylinder TwinPower Turbo, 2979cc, 272kW/465kW
  • Combined fuel consumption: 7.9l/100km (8.5l/100km manual)
  • 0–100km/h: 4.3 seconds (4.5 seconds manual)

*M2 Pure only
**M2 only

Transmission and technology

  • 6-speed manual transmission, incl. shift point display in instrument cluster*
  • 7-speed Double-Clutch transmission with Drivelogic, incl. Launch Control, Stability Clutch Control, Creep on Demand and Smokey Burnout
  • Active M differential, electronically controlled multi-disc clutch, optimised power transmission and traction in all driving situations
  • Auto Start/Stop function, reduces fuel consumption by switching off the engine when the vehicle comes temporarily to a stop
  • M TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder in-line petrol engine with a technology package comprising one TwinScroll turbocharger, High Precision Injection, Valvetronic variable valve control and Double-VANOS variable camshaft control
  • Brake Energy Regeneration, improves fuel efficiency and ensures that the full power of the engine is available for acceleration
  • Brake-pad wear indicator
  • Condition Based Service, inspections are scheduled to suit the way in which the car is driven
  • Double-joint spring strut front axle and multi-arm rear axle
  • Driving Experience Control, enables adjustment of driving dynamics settings, including throttle response, shift times of M dual-clutch transmission (excludes M2 Pure), power steering assistance and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • M Dynamic Mode, M-specific switchable functions of Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • M-specific running gear
  • Electric Power Steering with M Servotronic
  • Electronic differential lock, active in DSC Off mode
  • Start/Stop button, with keyless ignition


  • Airbags: driver and front passenger airbags, head airbags in the front and rear, side airbags for driver and front passenger
  • Alarm system with remote control**
  • Brakes: compound brake discs at the front and rear, inner-vented, drilled
  • Central locking with electronic immobiliser, crash sensor; fuel tank filler cap integrated into central locking system
  • Dynamic braking lights, flashing brake lights and hazard indicator under extreme braking
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) incl. Antilock Braking System (ABS), Automatic Stability Control (ASC), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Dynamic Braking Control (DBC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), pull-away assistant, dry braking and braking readiness
  • Headrests on all seats
  • Safety body shell: deformation zones at the front and rear, easily-replaceable deformation elements that absorb impacts at speeds up to 15 km/h; integrated side impact protection in doors
  • Seat belts: three-point seat belts for all rear seats; three-point inertia-reel seat belts in the front with belt tensioners and belt force limiters
  • Warning triangle and first aid kit

Wheels and tyres

  • 19″ M light alloy wheels double-spoke 437 M, Black with 9 J × 19 / tyres 245/35 R 19 front, 10 J × 19 / tyres 265/35 R 19 rear tyres
  • Locking wheel bolts
  • M mobility kit
  • Tyre pressure monitor, electric monitoring system, displays each tyre pressure and warns of loss at 3 different stages

Exterior design

  • BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line
  • Exhaust pipe, round, 2 x left and 2 x right, Chrome high-gloss
  • M rear spoiler
  • Ornamental front grille, Black with M double rods


  • Intelligent Emergency Call, BMW ConnectedDrive automated transmission of vehicle accident information and telephone call for assistance to the BMW ConnectedDrive Call Centre. Emergency services are informed by the BMW ConnectedDrive Call Centre on behalf of the customer and deployed if required. Manual emergency call can also be initiated via SOS button
  • TeleServices, automated transmission of service-related vehicle data to your preferred service dealer. Includes Battery Guard and BMW Breakdown calls to Roadside Assistance
  • ConnectedDrive Services: internet-based services including BMW Online (News, Weather, Google local search, Office, Apps), and the BMW Connected App. 3 year subscription
  • Remote Services: remote door lock/unlock, ventilation control, headlight flash, Google local search with send-to-car function and vehicle finder
  • Real Time Traffic Information, BMW ConnectedDrive display of current traffic information in the navigation map with expected travel time delays to your destination. Includes suggestions on alternative routes. 3 year subscription
  • Internet, BMW ConnectedDrive independent, in-vehicle internet access via the pre-fitted vehicle SIM card. When stationary, websites can be called up on the Control Display by entering the URL using the iDrive Touch controller. 1 year subscription
  • Concierge Services, 24/7 assistance via ConnectedDrive call centre at the touch of a button, for assistance with searching for destinations, POIs, and sending these addresses straight to your vehicle. 3 year subscription

Driver assistance

  • Cruise Control with braking function
  • Driving Assistant, with Approach Control Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Pedestrian Warning, light city braking function and Attentiveness Assistant
  • Park Distance Control (PDC), rear
  • Rear View Camera
  • Speed Limit Device, enables settings of desired maximum speed, can be overridden at any time

Light and sight

  • Adaptive headlights with variable light distribution incl. cornering lights**
  • Bi-Xenon headlights with headlight washer system
  • BMW Selective Beam, anti-glare High-Beam Assistant**
  • Heat/sun protection glass
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Interior lights package, LED technology, make-up mirror lights, mood lighting, front and rear, reading lights, front and rear, inner door handle scoops, illuminated (orange), footwell lights, front, handle-area lighting, exit lights, luggage compartment light, interior lights, front and rear, glove box light, welcome light
  • Interior and exterior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function, with automatic parking function and electric fold-in function
  • Rain sensor, incl. automatic headlight activation

Interior design

  • BMW Individual roofliner Anthracite
  • Interior trim finishers, Carbon Fibre
  • Door sill finishers with M designation
  • Gearshift lever knob with M badge
  • Upholstery, Dakota leather

Comfort and interior equipment

  • Automatic air conditioning, with separate temperature controls for driver and front passenger, incl. Automatic Air Recirculation (AAR), microfilter, fogging and solar sensors and rear air vents
  • Comfort Access System, keyless entry incl. exterior handle area lighting**
  • Floor mats in velour
  • Lumbar support, electric, for driver and front passenger**
  • Rear seat backrest, foldable, 60:40 split
  • Seat adjustment, manual, incl. seat height adjustment*
  • Seat adjustment, electric, with memory function for driver’s seat**
  • Seat heating for driver and front passenger**
  • Sport seats for driver and front passenger
  • Steering wheel, M leather with multifunction buttons
  • Storage compartments in front doors with bottle holders
  • Storage package, door pockets, glove compartment, 2 cupholders, front, storage compartments, centre console, clothes hooks, rear, storage tray between rear seats, parcel shelf, folding compartment in instrument panel on driver’s side, centre console, front: two inserts over cupholders for small utensils, Pearl Chrome application, driver’s seat and front passenger seat: nets on seat backrest, centre console, rear: Socket (12 V). In luggage compartment: 2 lashing eyes, frame net, height-adjustable, right, 2 bag hooks, left and right, net including pocket function, 6-point fastening on luggage compartment base, power socket (12 V), right, storage compartment, right

Entertainment, communication and information

  • AUX-IN connection
  • Bluetooth, enables wireless connection of a compatible Bluetooth mobile phone to the vehicle. Check the compatibility of your mobile phone at bmw.com/Bluetooth
  • Convenience telephony with extended Smartphone connectivity, provision for snap-in adapter (available separately through Genuine BMW Accessories) for charging function and connection to external aerial. Includes extended Bluetooth functionality such as audio streaming, album cover display, pairing of multiple devices and more, depending on the features of the Bluetooth/USB device
  • DAB+ digital radio tuner, exceptional sound quality, improved reception and a wide range of special-interest channels
  • HiFi loudspeaker system, 7 loudspeakers, 205W, 7-channel analogue amplifier with equalising*
  • harman/kardon Sound System, 12 loudspeakers, 360W, surround mode, digital amplifier with equalising**
  • Instrument cluster with extended contents, M-specific displays, red tacho needles
  • Navigation system Professional, incl. iDrive Touch Controller with added functionality, high-resolution built-in 8.8” colour display, DVD drive, 3D map and arrow display, quick-start function, integrated hard disc and 20GB storage for audio files. Includes Voice Control.
  • On-board computer, incl. Check Control, and consumption, range, speed and outside temperature on Info Display
  • Personal Profile, personalisation of important controls
  • USB audio interface, enables connection of an MP3 player, Apple iPod or USB memory stick via the USB interface

Optional equipment

  • Steering wheel heating** – $400
  • Alarm system with remote control* – $850
  • Windscreen with grey shade band – $200
  • Glass sunroof, with electric slide and lift control, comfort opening function via car key – $2600
  • Sun protection glazing darker tinted glass for rear and rear side windows – $660
  • Smoker’s package – $60
  • Through loading system with luggage compartment dividing net, with rear seat backrest foldable, 40:20:40 split, centre armrest – $500
  • 6-speed manual transmission, incl. shift point display in instrument cluster** – NCO
  • Metallic paintwork – $1485

(Specifications correct as at December 2015, subject to change.)