The eagerly awaited 2016 BMW M2 F87 has been again spotted again at the ring. For this test BMW clearly advancing testing quickly sent two F87 M2 prototypes around the Nurburgring appearing to be racing each other in a friendly bit of competition. Also noticeable from the video is the awesome exhaust note from the 6 cylinder turbo unit under the bonnet.

The M2 will use an updated version of the N55 engine producing 365 hp and 343 lb-ft of torque with an overboost function yielding an additional 25 lb-ft of torque.

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This version of the N55 engine is based on the unit found in the M235i, rumour has it that it will share components with the S55 unit.

The M2 will share many key components with it’s M3/M4 siblings including such items as the mechanical lock differential, suspensions and brakes.

The BMW M2 is expected to enter production in November with first cars on the road by early 2016.

Photos & Video courtesy of Bridgetogantry.com

 

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