BMW M2 is a characterful sports car
BMW’s newest sportscar brings back the good times with a proper rear wheel drive configuration alongside the option of a manual gearbox. That bit is crucial since the previous generation was a huge success and now with the new one, things have taken an even bigger leap forward but with the same ethos. At heart it is a fun to drive machine and built to put a smile on your face. That is because the M2 gets a 3.0 litre twin turbo straight six engine which develops around 460 bhp. Which means that this sportscar does a 0-100 km/h time of 4.1 seconds for the automatic and that is quick.

However, do not judge a car by the numbers as the M2 is all about the sensations. The 6-speed manual has a wonderful precise quality while the steering gives you the kind of feedback that any sportscar should. With quad exhausts at the back, the new M2 growls and sounds loud while putting your foot down brings a new kind of rush. Despite being rear wheel drive, there is plenty of grip and the engine has loads of power. Put your foot down and the M2 disappears.

There is M suspension which means you can change the character of the car within the setting and the same goes for the engine or the steering. Despite being longer than the previous generation M2, the new one is