As we’ve usually suspected, and even heard from our very own sources, BMW M has in fact developed an M2 CSL dependent on the F87 platform. The official reveal is scheduled for episode 2 of The Mystery BMW M Garage, but a teaser in the direction of the finish of the video clip reveals some facts of this enjoyable challenge. The BMW M2 CSL (F87) characteristics aspects from the M4 GTS, these as a large carbon fiber rear wing, an intense front splitter and a lot of carbon fiber components all around. Inside, the BMW M2 CSL (F87) had bucket seats, a rollover bar and a CFRP central console. It, of program, weighed significantly less than the regular M2 Opposition.

The S58 engine has also received a electrical power bump delivering 450 hp and 550 Nm torque. Even much more attention-grabbing is the reality that the BMW M2 CSL was created alongside the M2 CS (450 horsepower). Equally versions ended up introduced to the board, but only the M2 CS gained to eco-friendly mild. Why you may question? BMW claims the M2 CS was “somewhat extra appropriate for day-to-day use.” The BMW M2 CSL remained a a single-off.

The BMW M2 has develop into a enthusiast preferred around the many years, mainly due to its compact dimension, good appears and excellent electricity-to-excess weight ratio. So it is certainly a pity that the BMW M2 CSL did not get past the remaining acceptance stages. It would have been an complete keep track of weapon, a future common and surely worthy of the M badge. With the new generation G87 M2 just all-around the corner, the BMW M2 CSL will likely occur up as soon as yet again. But this time, the marketplace situations may possibly favor the light-weight M2.

BMW has currently announced that the new BMW M2 G87 is the very last non-hybrid M car or truck, so that offers the M division the prospect to make some of people one particular-offs. And we’re listening to that the M2 CSL is not the only product remaining regarded as. In the indicate time, stay tuned subsequent 7 days for our exclusive examination travel of the new G87 BMW M2 which will go stay on the BMWBLOG Youtube Channel!

 

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