EXCLUSIVE: BMW M2 Australian specifications

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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 […]

EXCLUSIVE: BMW M2 priced from AU$89,900

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This is the new BMW M2 Coupe. It’s powered by a 3.0 litre inline six cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine, making 272kW/465Nm. Fitted with a 7-speed DCT it can reach 100km/h in 4.3 seconds, add a couple of tenths for a 6-speed manual. BMW claims the M2 can lap the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 58 seconds. […]

BMW’s muscular M2 spied on the prowl

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We’re always happy to follow the gestation of a new M product and here’s one of the latest snaps of a BMW M2 prototype in testing. Obviously all that crazy camouflage makes it hard to see, but if you plant your eyes just behind the front wheel arch you’ll see how much the front guard […]

BMW M2 prototype spied for first time

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See, we told you BMW would make an M2 and here is the proof. The first bona fide M product on the 2 Series platform is expected to commence production in the second half of 2015 for a market launch in 2016 or possibly even late 2015. BMW will raid the M parts bin to […]

BMW 2 Series Coupé – Australian pricing & specs

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The BMW 2 Series Coupé is about to arrive at your local dealership, if it hasn’t already. BMW Australia has previously confirmed pricing for the three models it will offer at launch, listed below: BMW 220i Coupe (135kW/270Nm)– $50,500* BMW 220d Coupe (135kW/380Nm) – $52,500* BMW M235i Coupe (240kW/450Nm) – $79,900* *Manufacturer’s list pricing (includes […]

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer revealed

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BMW’s first foray into front-wheel drive production is upon us with official details for the 2 Series Active Tourer being released today. First shown in concept form around 18 months or so it’s a bit of a surprise (to us) to see the car has been handed a 2 Series badge, instead of the adopting […]

BMW 2 Series – Australian pricing confirmed

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BMW Australia has today confirmed basic pricing for the new 2 Series Coupe range, which will go on sale here in March. This confirms the exclusive pricing info we brought you back in mid-November. As we told you back in November there will be three models in the 2 Series range down under: BMW 220i […]

BMW Australia to price M235i from $79,900

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EXCLUSIVE BMW Australia is arming its dealers with pricing and specification details for the forthcoming 2 Series Coupe. Local allocations will begin production in January 2014, meaning you could start seeing them in showrooms by March, possibly late February. Let’s get straight into it then, thanks to a reliable tip-off, we can reveal there’ll be […]

VIDEO: Andy Priaulx hams it up in the M235i

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Aside being forced (presumably) to treat his car like a love interest in the terribly cheesy start to this clip, we’re guessing British racing driver Andy Priaulx had fun working with BMW UK to thrash about in a new M235i for the day.

BMW 2 Series Coupe revealed

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Finally the BMW 2 Series is here. We’re not going to pretend it’s the prettiest coupé we’ve ever seen, but with the revised styling on the front-end alone, it’s a great leap forward in aesthetics from the 1 Series hatch on which it is based. If you’re itching to get yourself into a 2 Series […]

Another naughty look at the BMW M235i

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Today is the official launch date of information for the new BMW 2 Series. Already, we’re up to our third round of leaked images after shots of the M235i emerged from a BMW dealer presentation and the 220d was shown to the world ahead of schedule by AutoBild. And let’s not forget, technical specs revealing […]