2018 BMW M2: Few changes for facelift, still the best M car

If you can pick the changes for the 2018 F87 BMW M2, you deserve to get one for free. There’s new lights and touchscreen, and that’s about it.

Yes, there’s new LED headlamp and taillamps designs, new interior vents, and upgraded gauges. Upgrade from the standard 6.6-inch infotainment screen and there’s a new 8.8-inch unit with touchscreen functionality and the iDrive 6.0 system.

The facelifted M2 still has a 3-liter turbo straight-6 with 272kW (365hp) and 465Nm (343 lb-ft), or 500Nm (369 lb-ft) on overboost.

With RWD only, and a 0-100km/h time of 4.3 seconds dual clutch transmission or 4.5 seconds with a 6-speed manual.

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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.