BMW M2 vs. 1-Series M Coupe Front - Comparison #1

BMW M2 vs. 1-Series M Coupe
Comparison illustrates design differences and should not be used or understood as a contrasting of advantages of one model over another. Lighting, shooting angle and other factors may affect the appearance of the model.

BMW M2 versus 1-Series M

In 2010 BMW M division introduced the baby M coupe, and in order not to overshadow its their legendary M1 sports car, they named it the 1-Series M Coupe. Naming has gotten simpler since the release of BMW M2 - 2-Series is now the new 1-Series - which is a successor of the 1-Series M and brings more power and interior space.

For $5,500 extra sticker price M2 offers more power from M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine. But the biggest change of course is on the exterior of the sports coupe. Compared to 1 Series M Coupe, M2 is significantly wider and longer, but thanks to lightweight technology and newly developed lighter engine, the compact high-performance sports car accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds, half a second faster than its predecessor.

Specification Comparison

2016 BMW M22011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe
TrimBase Coupe-
Engine3.0L Inline-6 Turbo3.0L Inline-6 Twin Turbo
Power365 hp340 bhp
Torque369 lb-ft332 + 37 (with overboost) Nm
Transmission6-Speed Manual6-speed manual
DrivetrainRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
0 to 60 mph4.4 sec4.9 sec.
Fuel Consumption
MPG (City / Comb. / Hw.)18 / 21 / 26 -
Tank Capacity13.7 gal14.0 gal
Exterior Dimensions
Width78.1 in71.0 in
Width w/o Mirrors73.0 in-
Length176.2 in172.4 in
Height55.5 in55.9 in
Min. Ride Height4.8 in-
Wheelbase106.0 in104.7 in
Front Track-60.7 in
Rear Track-60.7 in
Interior Dimensions

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