Video: BMW M2 Competition takes on Cayman GT4 with a twist


The BMW M2 Competitors continues to be considered by many lovers as the most effective M automobile on provide as we speak. Despite the fact that everybody’s targeted on the newest rendition of the M3/M4, the M2 continues to be extremely popular and it’s simple to see why. It’s the most analogue expertise you will get, each deliberately and unintentionally. That’s as a result of it’s nonetheless using on an older platform (one of many oldest within the vary as we speak) and it has that inherent steadiness a shorter wheelbase presents to numerous vehicles.

Nonetheless, its compact measurement additionally brings ahead new rivals, in comparison with its greater brothers. Subsequently, the M2 Competitors has to take care of vehicles just like the Porsche Cayman GT4 and that’s nothing to scoff at, being some of the revered fashions Porsche has on sale as we speak, for roughly the identical causes. What we’ve within the video beneath is a observe comparability between the 2, however with slightly twist.

As you’ll be able to inform from the title, the 2 have been closely modified by a German tuner. These are the a-workx BMW M2 Competitors and Cayman GT4 fashions at work right here and so they have had some work executed. The BMW M2 obtained a brand new Öhlins suspension and a special setup for the entrance axle for extra grip.

The brakes have been additionally upgraded, an HJS downpipe was added to the combination together with a full Akrapovic exhaust, to verify it copes with the additional energy. Oh, yeah, there’s a Stage three energy improve thrown in there someplace, elevating the output to 580 PS and 700 Nm.

The Cayman isn’t inventory both. It too had an ECU improve and is now pushing 460 HP and 445 Nm of torque. It additionally has a titanium exhaust, upgraded brakes and a few weight saving measures utilized. Each vehicles are working on Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 semi-slicks and but, regardless of the BMW having some 120 horses over the Cayman, it nonetheless misplaced, by over three seconds.

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