Manhart is at it once more. The German tuner has revisited the BMW M2 to provide the sports activities coupe a full makeover. Apart from its putting end, this rear-wheel-drive machine is likely one of the most potent G87-based builds we’ve seen up to now. The “MH2 GTR II” is touted as a singular construct and follows the namesake automobile based mostly on the previous M2 CS (“F87”), which additionally occurred to be a one-off.

The undertaking’s spotlight is definitely the engine. The dual-turbo “S58” unit has been massaged to ship a colossal 715 horsepower and 850 Newton-meters (627 pound-feet) of torque. It’s a rise of 255 hp and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) in comparison with the usual 3.0-liter mill put in by BMW at its San Luis Potosí manufacturing facility the place the M2 calls dwelling. The additional oomph was unlocked by becoming a customized ECU and a carbon consumption, together with a distinct exhaust and different revisions.

It goes with out saying that this wild M2 is fitted with the eight-speed automated transmission for the reason that six-speed guide would have points coping with this a lot torque with out reinforcements. Manhart says the amped-up sports activities automobile wants solely 5.76 seconds to go from 62 to 124 mph (100 to 200 km/h). The 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) isn’t talked about but it surely’s certainly beneath the four-second mark contemplating a Steptronic-equipped M2 takes 4.1 seconds.

The one-of-a-kind M2 is completed in a vibrant magenta shade contrasted by champagne physique decals and cast wheels with the same champagne hue. The brand new footwear measure 20 inches on the entrance and 21 inches on the rear and include 285/30 and 305/25 tires, respectively. Manhart additionally introduced the automobile nearer to the street courtesy of a KW Variant 4 coilover suspension.

The excellent physique package manufactured from carbon fiber consists of every thing from that enormous rear wing and diffuser to the prolonged facet skirts and a entrance spoiler lip. Rounding off the modifications on the skin are Manhart’s badges changing the BMW roundels, together with magenta calipers for the in any other case customary brakes.

The inside of this M2 G87 fitted with the elective carbon bucket entrance seats has additionally been modified since there’s now a champagne-colored roll cage changing the rear seats. The racing harnesses with belt tensioners together with completely different flooring mats are a part of the package deal, too.

A meaner M2 straight from BMW gained’t come till 2025 when the child M will obtain the CS therapy but it surely gained’t be almost as hardcore as this.

Supply: Manhart