BMW 2-Series M Will Copy The Success of 1-Series M Recipes. The 1M was build as an experiment by BMW M Division for the ultimate monster using existing parts from other models; the engine came from the Z4 and the mirrors from the M3. It is a success because it back to basic; lightweight car, powerful engine with turbocharger, rear wheel drive and manual gearbox.
The M division want to replicate its success by following the same recipes but for this time the start making it from scratch. They will used their latest knowledge in lightweight material implemented in the i3 and i8 with latest engine technology.
The 2M will be competing with Mercedes Benz CLA AMG, Audi S3 and Golf R will better competitive price.