A lot has been said about the price of the M2, and how it will play a crucial part in the car’s success. Now, however the pricing has been revealed for the Bavarian sport coupe.

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There will be 2 models on offer, the prices are as follow:

F87 M2 6-Speed Manual                    R791,000

F87 M2 with M DCT and Drivelogic     R841,900

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The M2 is capable of doing the sprint to 100 in mere 4.3 seconds, when equipped with the M DCT gearbox and Launch Control activated. With the optional M Driver’s Pack, the top speed is raised to 270 km/h.

The already familiar 3-litre straight six produces 272 kW with 465 Nm, and fuel economy is believed to be around 7.9-8.5 l/100km, depending on the gearbox choice.An overboost function is available and boosts torque by 35 Nm.

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We look forward to seeing how the price of the M2 stacks up to that of the A45 AMG.