…kinda. That is the brand new 2022 BMW M240i xDrive, however as you may see, it’s in camouflage. What we do know is that it retains the six-cylinder turbocharged engine and will get 374hp.
The BMW M2 was arguably the perfect M automobile BMW has produced for some time, so this upcoming 2022 2 Collection has so much to stay as much as so as to present the inspiration for a superb efficiency automobile. Fortunately, the brand new high mannequin (at current), the M240i xDrive, has retained its coronary heart within the type of the B58 turbocharged six-cylinder engine and never adopted the smaller four-pot engine that the BMW M135i xDrive acquired.
Whereas the automobile has been photographed in camouflage right here, we do know that beneath, BMW engineers have labored onerous to retain the near-50:50 weight distribution that the 2er boasted in its first era. We additionally know that BMW has employed an xDrive system that’s predominantly RWD in its setup, that means it ought to nonetheless present tail-happy goodness.
For the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive, BMW has stiffened the physique throughout the board by 40% for the two Collection to enhance agility. Additionally new, as customary, are stroke-dependent dampers, which permits for larger damping forces when going over massive bumps. This doesn’t exchange adaptive suspension all collectively, as a substitute, a brand new Adaptive M Chassis is obtainable as an choice which brings in electronically managed dampers for the motive force to modify between consolation and sport driving types.
From launch later within the 12 months, the 2022 BMW 2 Collection will probably be accessible as a 220i, 22od, 230i and M240i xDrive. Engines and pushed wheels change between fashions however the BMW 230i will get rear-wheel drive and the B48 turbocharged four-pot as seen in MINIs in addition to the M135i xDrive.
There’s no wording on pricing in the mean time, however we’ll replace you as and once they’re introduced.