E30 M3 to inspire a special version of BMW M2, possibly M2 CSL

Fans' favorite E30 M3 could serve as an inspiration for a variant of the upcoming BMW M2. According to BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk. "The E30 M3 has a really big fan base, and we are going to be taking cues from it for a future product," he said.http://www.bmwblog.com/2015/03/19/e30... » 3/19/15 7:45pm 3/19/15 7:45pm

The BMW M2 Might Be Manual Transmission Only

BMW gets a lot of crap for building some cars that aren't exactly "ultimate driving machines." But those cars make them money so they can keep cranking out the good stuff for us, like the upcoming M2. Rumor has it the M2 could be three pedals only. » 10/15/14 1:40pm 10/15/14 1:40pm

F87 BMW M2 is rumored to output 374 hp

The latest rumor around the first BMW M2 comes from Germany where Auto Bild reports that the second compact M car will output 374 horsepower and 520 Newton meters of torque (384 lb-ft). The figures are a bit higher than what we reported previously. Our own sources initially said the output will be between 360 and 370… » 10/12/14 4:10pm 10/12/14 4:10pm

What Is This Mysterious BMW 2-Series Prototype Doing In Washington D.C.?

Remember that heavily camouflaged BMW 2-Series we saw bombing around New Jersey a couple weeks back? The one that may have been an M2? Apparently it's on vacation in Washington D.C., dragging its screaming children around to see the museums and monuments. » 8/08/14 4:56pm 8/08/14 4:56pm

Watch The 2016 BMW M2 Prototype Slice Through The Nürburgring

I've heard that even among the mad scientists at BMW's M division, the nasty, kickass BMW 1-Series M Coupe remains a kind of favorite child. I'm hoping for similar results with the BMW M2, because seeing it here on the 'Ring makes me think of the old 1M. » 5/20/14 7:00pm 5/20/14 7:00pm

Going Analog: 1974 BMW M2 Review

I have a dirty secret. Super cars aren't really my thing. I appreciate them and marvel at their outrageous power and digital brains, but I'm more of an analog guy myself. My theory on cars and motorcycles is if my talents can't push them to the absolute limit, then they're really not for me. That's what makes … » 5/19/14 11:23am 5/19/14 11:23am

The 2016 BMW M2 Will Reportedly Have Up To 375 Horsepower

The 2016 BMW M2 is apparently going to happen in late 2015. A successor to the insane 1-series M Coupe, it's also going to be packing considerably more power than the old car. But still through an inline six. » 4/30/14 2:31pm 4/30/14 2:31pm

A BMW M2 Might Be Coming In 2016

Names over at BMW are tricky these days. That BMW M235i that Jason drove? It's not officially a "real" M-car, and it's certainly not to be confused with the 225i Active Tourer, which is front-wheel and has a Mini Cooper engine. But! A real M-ed up 2-Series might be coming. » 1/21/14 1:20pm 1/21/14 1:20pm

BMW registers "BMW M2" trademark

As BMW continues to squeeze more cars into the numbers 1-7, rumors are that BMW will move the next generation 1-series up to the 2-series name. At the very least, BMW's registering the BMW M2 trademark. » 5/31/11 11:15am 5/31/11 11:15am