The 2019 BMW M2 Competition is a compact sports coupe that comes equipped with a Bi-turbo engine and several advanced safety features. Designed to look bold and aggressive, the all-new BMW M2 Competition inherits the pedigree of the M motorsports division. The 2019 variant has been significantly improved and now offers enhanced performance capabilities and a refined driving experience.
The engine of the 2019 BMW M2 Competition is an improvement from past variants with dual turbochargers, stronger pistons and forged lightweight crankshaft giving the engine sturdiness to perform at high speeds. The all-new BMW M2 Competition has the standard upgrades offered in the M series, featuring robust suspension, larger wheels, bigger caliber brakes, new exhaust, new grille, better tires and front splitter.
The exterior of the all-new BMW M2 Competition exhibits a muscular and sophisticated appeal that demands attention. The interior, on the other hand, features luxury amenities, convenience features and in-cabin technologies that add to the premium appeal of the cabin.
The rear wheel drive, manual transmission with its new more powerful engine and great balance holds true to what is expected from the M division performance vehicles.
Here is a review of the 2019 BMW M2 Competition available in the UAE with a closer look at its design, performance, safety features, and a lot more.
Design of the 2019 BMW M2 Competition
The 2019 BMW M2 Competition is a sports coupe that has an aggressive and bold stance. With fine line cuts and an enlarged front BMW Kidney grille, the muscular design meets the expectations of the sports coupe enthusiasts. The interior of the vehicle has been fitted with premium quality materials and in-cabin technologies that make it a suitable option for comfortable long journeys.
The all-new BMW M2 Competition is a modern-day sports coupe with an athletic and agile appeal. With a larger front bonnet, muscular lines, profound side scallop and a more contemporary rear the 2019 BMW M2 competition has been purposefully designed to have superior aerodynamics. The more obvious new design features are the side skirts that are designed for improved aerodynamics and the engine cooling function.
Both the BMW Kidney grille and the side vents on the front wings are painted in a glossy black shadow line. The M badge on the 2019 BMW M2 rear is darker making it more appealing and following the same pattern, the rear quad exhaust is black as well.
Aerodynamically designed side view mirrors are distinct yet functional, which adds to the purposeful appeal of the exterior. The 19-inch alloy rims come in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires to provide the ideal combination of steering control and balance.
The 2019 BMW is available in 5 exterior colors that are Alpine White, Black Sapphire Metallic, Hockenheim Silver Metallic, Long Beach Blue Metallic and Sunset Orange Metallic.
— BMW (@BMW) March 16, 2019
The 2019 BMW M2 Competition has been designed around the comfort of the occupants. The all-new BMW M2 Competition has ‘Dakota’ leather seats that are adjustable for lumbar support and feature molded headrests. The seats are available with blue and black cut stitching that adds a sporty appeal to the interior. The driver seating has the standard BMW feel with an organized and functional user interface. The Red Start/Stop button function lights up to show the BMW M2 Competition logo in the dashboard when the vehicle is started or turned off.
The steering wheel is thick and has a color mark in the top center that aids the driver’s view in turns. This is a comfortable four-seater sports coupe that allows ease in entering and exiting with sufficient room for 4 occupants.
Some of the prominent in-cabin features of the all-new BMW M2 Competition are Electric Mirrors, Seat Memory, Cooled Seats, Heated Seats, Rain Sensing Wiper, Push Start, Auto-Dimming Mirrors, Climate Control, Cruise Control, Remote Start, Rear A/C Vents, Fog Lamps and Black leather seats with blue and orange contrast stitching.
Some of the infotainment features of the 2019 BMW M2 Competition are Apple Car Play, Android Auto, USB input, Harman Kardon sound system, 8.8-inch display infotainment system, satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity and Steering Wheel Audio Controls.
Performance of the 2019 BMW M2 Competition
The 2019 BMW M2 Competition is a thoughtfully engineered sports coupe, which is available in the UAE with a 3.0-litre Bi-turbo inline 6-cylinder engine. This powerful engine can generate 405 horsepower and 406 lb-ft. of torque. The all-new BMW M2 Competition is available with a 7-speed automatic transmission as well as a 6-speed manual transmission.
The all-new BMW M2 Competition has improved handling with rear differential powering both rear wheels allowing the sports coupe to offer an enjoyable driving experience. Bigger brakes improve the stopping power and automated emergency braking facility reduces the likelihood of a collision.
The 2019 BMW M2 Competition can accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 4.0 seconds and has a top speed of 250 Km/h. The traction control available with the vehicle improves the handling in slippery or wet driving conditions. The rear larger strut tower and the stronger suspension provide the needed road grip for a small size sports coupe to perform.
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Finds the thrill, even on the quiet roads. The BMW M2 Coupé. #TheM2 #BMW #M2 #BMWM #BMWrepost @Kabizzz __ BMW M2 Coupé: Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 8.5. CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 199. The values of fuel consumptions, CO2 emissions and energy consumptions shown were determined according to the European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in the version applicable at the time of type approval. The figures refer to a vehicle with basic configuration in Germany and the range shown considers optional equipment and the different size of wheels and tires available on the selected model. The values of the vehicles are already based on the new WLTP regulation and are translated back into NEDC-equivalent values in order to ensure the comparison between the vehicles. [With respect to these vehicles, for vehicle related taxes or other duties based (at least inter alia) on CO2-emissions the CO2 values may differ to the values stated here.] The CO2 efficiency specifications are determined according to Directive 1999/94/EC and the European Regulation in its current version applicable. The values shown are based on the fuel consumption, CO2 values and energy consumptions according to the NEDC cycle for the classification. For further information about the official fuel consumption and the specific CO2 emission of new passenger cars can be taken out of the „handbook of fuel consumption, the CO2 emission and power consumption of new passenger cars“, which is available at all selling points and at https://www.dat.de/angebote/verlagsprodukte/leitfaden-kraftstoffverbrauch.html.
The 2019 BMW M2 Competition has a comprehensive set of features that are aimed to maximize prevention of any injuries resulting from a collision for all four occupants. These features comprise of options that improve the control of the vehicle, which promotes safety of the occupants. The sports coupe also features the top-of-the-line security features reducing the likelihood of theft or vandalism while keeping occupants safe. Like all the BMW vehicles the all-new BMW M2 Competition is built with quality materials to meet the standard required from a vehicle of this brand.
Some of the standout safety features of the all-new BMW M2 Competition are:
- Overhead airbags
- Side airbags
- Front-impact airbags
- Knee airbags
- Stability control
- Anti-lock brakes or ABS brakes
- Security system
Price of the 2019 BMW M2 Competition
The 2019 BMW M2 Competition is a sports coupe that is available in the UAE with a powerful engine and several advanced safety technologies. The performance capabilities and the in-cabin technologies make it a suitable option for sports car buyers in the UAE. The starting price of the 2019 BMW M2 Competition is AED 330,000 which can go higher with customization options and technologies that are selected.