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BMW Malaysia offers 2023 BMW M2 and BMW M2 with Pro Package; pre-booking available now

BMW Malaysia has announced the availability of the 2023 BMW M2 and BMW M2 with Pro Package to the Malaysian market, with the online prebooking are now open.

The 2023 BMW M2 is a two-door compact coupé that shares all that makes the BMW M3 and BMW M4 brilliant, complemented by a chassis that offers racetrack technology to the road. It also features a reduced height and lower roof line. Its compact dimensions, combined with hallmark M aerodynamics, well-defined edges and generously flared wheel arches truly exhibit its sporty, performance-oriented nature.

New exterior design invokes performance

For exterior design, the front now packs a new, distinctive and unframed kidney grille design with horizontal slats. Complementing the unmistakable look are a striking apron and large, nearly square shaped air intakes, that denote the high cooling requirements of the engine and brake system. It also gets Adaptive LED headlights with High-beam Assistant, as well as front wings constructed with aluminium to functionally reduce the weight of the high-performance coupé. Completing the front section is a distinctive bonnet with a pronounced power dome.

On to the side, the 2023 BMW M2 incorporates large surfaces and rectangular shapes into a classic three-box design. Underlined by widened side skirts and flared wheel arches, it presents a particularly extroverted appearance and an innovative take on classic BMW design. The 2023 BMW M2 features blue brake calipers and staggered Double-spoke style M light alloy wheels in 930 M Bicolour – 19-inch for the front and 20-inch for the rear while the 2023 BMW M2 with Pro Package comes exclusively with the M Compound Brake in Red High-gloss and staggered Double-spoke style M light alloy wheels in 930 M Black – also 19-inch for the front and 20-inch for the rear. 

The rear of the 2023 BMW M2 arrives with a spoiler lip to increase aerodynamic downforce, with rear diffuser and hallmark M twin tailpipes being the other defining features. Available as standard for the two-door compact coupé is the M High-gloss Shadowline, with extended contents available exclusively for the 2023 BMW M2 with Pro Package. Also exclusive for the 2023 BMW M2 with Pro Package are the M Carbon Roof and M Lights Shadowline.

As for dimensions, the 2023 BMW M2 measures 4,580 mm in length, 1,877 mm in width and 1,403 mm in height, while its wheelbase measures 2,747 mm. Compared to its predecessor, this is an increase of 119 mm in length, 33 mm in width and 54 mm in wheelbase, while height has been reduced by 11 mm. As for the boot space, it provides 390 litres of capacity which can be further increased with the 40/20/40-split folding rear backrest.

Sporty interior with BMW Curved Display

The 2023 BMW M2 gets the BMW Curved Display with M specific displays, housing the latest-generation BMW M iDrive. With the BMW Curved Display, the Information Display and the Control Display have been merged into a single display unit, oriented towards the driver to optimise information delivery and touchscreen operation. 

As standard, it features fully-electric M Sport seats with specific side bolsters, providing optimum lateral support when cornering at speed. An illuminated M logo is featured on the front seat headrests. Other standard sporting complements are the M leather steering wheel with shift paddles and red M Mode buttons, M Anthracite headliner, Aluminium Rhombicle Anthracite M Interior Trim, eight-speed M steptronic gearbox, Setup and M Mode buttons for the centre console, as well as the Head-Up Display – available for the first time in the BMW M2 – with M specific design and M font colours. Exclusive for the 2023 BMW M2 with Pro Package are the M Seat Belts, ‘Carbon Fibre’ M Interior Trim.

Apart from that, the 2023 BMW M2 also arrives as standard with ambient light, three-zone automatic air conditioning, storage compartment package, Interior and Exterior Mirror Package, as well as Interior Rear-view Mirror with Automatic Anti-dazzle Function. On to the rear interior, the two individually moulded seats are now complemented with noticeably greater legroom compared to the previous generation of the BMW M2, courtesy of an increased wheelbase.

Performance that brings smile

The 2023 BMW M2 packs a high-revving three-litre M TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line engine, that packs 460 hp (330 kW) and 550 Nm of torque, courtesy of key optimisations, such as a new lightweight crankshaft, a racetrack-designed oil supply/cooling system and high-pressure injection at 350 bars. Together with the eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission, the engine is capable of propelling the coupé to 100 km/h from a complete standstill in just 4.1 seconds, with a top speed of 250 km/h.  Additionally, owners can opt to add-on the M Driver’s Package which increases the top speed of the vehicle to 285 km/h, and can be retrofitted at any authorised BMW dealership nationwide.

To cope up with the engine performance, the 2023 BMW M2 has new axle kinematics, attributed to its newly designed chassis which has been largely redeveloped from scratch. In addition to an increased track width, it’s double-joint spring strut front axle and wishbone are now made of aluminium to decrease the vehicle weight. The five-link rear suspension of the BMW M2 has also been improved significantly from its predecessor.

The 2023 BMW M2 has a superior steering precision, complementing the responsive rear-wheel drive. The increased wheelbase helps with the car’s agility and handling even at higher speeds. Thanks to the Active M Differential on the driven rear axle, it delivers tremendous traction to ensure greater, yet secure propulsion in any driving condition.

Other standard equipment for the BMW M2 are the six-piston fixed-caliper brakes at the front, Adaptive M Suspension and the M Drive Professional system. 

Optimal connectivity with BMW Operating System 8.

The 2023 BMW M2 features the BMW Live Cockpit Professional with BMW Curved Display as standard. This new display combination consists of the 12.3-inch fully digital instrument display and the 14.9-inch Control Display. Coupled with the latest BMW Operating System 8 with user-configurable widgets, the driver will always have information displayed in real time.

Additionally, the BMW Curved Display’s integrated multimedia system provides Bluetooth/WiFi connectivity as well as two USB ports for data transfers and charging mobile devices. Meanwhile, the Remote Software Upgrade function ensures that the BMW M2 will always run the most up-to-date software. Other connectivity features in the New BMW M2 include Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices, ConnectedDrive Services, Connected Package Professional, Smartphone Integration and Wireless Charging Tray. As for in-car entertainment, it comes standard with a HiFi loudspeaker system, while the BMW M2 Pro is equipped with the Harman Kardon Surround Sound System. For added convenience, the 2023 BMW M2 also features the Comfort Access System.

The BMW M2 also equipped with Driving Assistant as standard, comprising features such as Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning, Front Collision Warning with brake intervention (collision and pedestrian warning with city braking function), Rear Crossing Traffic Warning, Rear Collision Prevention as well as Speed Limit Info with manual Speed Limit Assistant. Alongside that is the Parking Assistant, which includes features such as Park Assist function, Active Park Distance Control (PDC), Reversing Assistant, Lateral Parking Aid and Reversing Assist Camera. Also available as standard is the Cruise Control with Braking Function.

Exterior colour offerings for the two 2023 BMW M2 variants are Zandvoort Blue, Alpine White, Brooklyn Grey, Black Sapphire and Toronto Red, while interior upholstery is available in Leather Vernasca in Black with exclusive highlight, Leather Vernasca in Black with Blue contrast stitching and Leather Vernasca in Cognac with décor stitching.

BMW Malaysia has confirmed the pricing (on the road, without insurance) for the 2023 BMW M2 and 2023 BMW M2 Pro with Extended 5-Year Warranty & Service Package is:

2023 BMW M2 RM 598,800.00
2023 BMW M2 with Pro PackageRM 642,800.00

Customers are encouraged to contact their preferred dealerships to learn more about the 2023 BMW M2. Online pre-booking for the New BMW M2 is now open via https://shop.bmw.com.my/.

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