According to BMW, the total production volume in the Leipzig plant currently stands at 750 cars per day, with over 100 BMW i3’s and 20 i8’s. The sports coupe will make its market debut April next year in Germany, where it will be sold at 56,700 euros.
In case you need a reminder, the M2 is powered by a 3.0-litre single-turbo inline-six engine with 365 hp at 6,500 rpm and 465 Nm of torque between 1,450 and 4,750 rpm. With the standard six-speed manual gearbox, the coupe sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds, onwards to a top speed of 250 km/h.
BMW starts series production of the M2 coupe at the Leipzig plant.
Leipzig. In the BMW Group plant in Leipzig today launched the series production of the BMW M2 Coupe. Production takes place in the flexible mix with the BMW 2 Series Coupe and Convertible, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and the BMW 1 Series 5-door on a main line. Thanks to the high flexibility of the work, the new M2 coupe could be integrated into the existing plant ideal structure. The total production volume in the Leipzig plant is currently around 750 cars per day in the classic production, added i8 daily over 100 BMW i3 and BMW over 20.
The BMW Group plant in Leipzig consolidates its extraordinary importance for the flexible production of exclusive cars for the global market with the start of production of the BMW M2 Coupe. Leipzig is the only production site of the BMW Group, which manufactures vehicles the core brand BMW, and BMW i and BMW M models. The M2 coupe replaces the BMW 1 Series M Coupe, which was also built in the years 2011 and 2012 in Leipzig.
The BMW M2 Coupe impresses thanks to the latest M TwinPower Turbo technology with the highest efficiency. The newly developed three-liter straight six-cylinder engine produces the BMW M2 Coupe powerful 272 kW / 370 hp at a speed of 6,500 min-1. Its full force deployed, the compact high-performance athletes with short-term overboost 500 Nm instead of 465 Nm. Here, the M2 coupe will dual-clutch transmission is accelerated via an optional 7-speed M in just 4.3 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h.