Report: The new BMW M2 supposedly to come with six-speed manual or seven-speed DCT

The new BMW M2 is the next biggest thing to come from Munich and to make sure BMW’s staying in line with catering to the driving enthusiast, 2-Series enthusiast side 2Addicts reportedly received the scoop to hear confirmation on the M2’s drivetrain options.

The new M2 seeks to follow in the footsteps of the original, but limited production 1-Series M Coupe, and will be produced as a normal M model, unlike the former 1-Series version. That means power is expected to be supplied by a 3.0L TwinPower turbocharged inline six with around 365hp and 343 lb-ft of twist with an overboost function to sink your arse into the seat even more with 369 lb-ft.

Ultimately however, 2Addicts apparently received confirmation of the options for either a six-speed manual or seven-speed DCT for the M2. That’s a bit of a relief, given some manufacturers are doing away with the manual transmission altogether simply because automatic technology has exceed the capabilities of a manual. But it’s not nearly as fun or involving.

Either way, the M2 is scheduled to take a bow under the spotlight at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in September while an online reveal may occur next month.

– By: Chris Chin

Source: 2Addicts


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