Even though it was redesigned for the 2023 model year, there's been some speculation surrounding changes to BMW's entry-level M-car. However, the 2024 BMW M2 arrives as a carryover model without any significant changes. Here's everything you need to know about the 2024 BMW M2.
Being a carryover model, the 2024 M2 retains its exterior design from the previous year. That may disappoint some potential buyers, as the recent redesign eschewed traditional styling elements for a more modern angular theme that we're seeing more of throughout the BMW lineup. The M2's proportions are still recognizable, but the front end wears a bold fascia with rectangular vents, and the taillights feature a distinctive wavy LED configuration.
The M2's interior also stays unchanged for the 2024 model year. It's essentially a racier more upscale version of the standard 2-Series' cabin. The two models share a general layout and their array of large screens, consisting of a 12.3" digital gauge cluster flowing into a 14.9" touchscreen. Arguably the largest discrepancy between the 2-Series and its Motorsport sibling is the M2's seats, which feature adaptive bolstering and illuminated M logos. Other goodies like tri-color stitching and carbon fiber accents further differentiate the M2 from the 2-Series.
The M2's sole engine choice remains the twin-turbocharged 3.0L inline-six that's shared with larger M cars. It is slightly detuned in this iteration, but it still churns out an immense 453 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Those figures are enough to rocket the M2 to 60 in just 3.9 seconds. Unlike the 2-Series, the M2 comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission, although an eight-speed automatic is optional.
Standard driver assistance features in the 2024 M2 include adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and lane-departure warning. You'll need the automatic transmission if you want to upgrade the adaptive cruise control to be stop-and-go capable.
The 2024 BMW M2 is currently available to order from BMW's website. 2024 M2 pricing starts at $64,195, and there's only one trim. That's a $1,000 increase from the 2023 model which is a little steep for there being no significant model year changes.
Pictured: 2023 BMW M2