BMW unveiled the G42-generation 2 Sequence in mid-2021 and gave the sports activities coupe a notable improve lower than a 12 months later when iDrive 8 was launched. Extra modifications are reportedly coming this 12 months as a widely known firm insider claims new tweaks – in and out – shall be rolled out in 2024. A member of the Bimmer Submit boards who has been extra proper than incorrect previously alleges a carbon fiber roof will turn out to be out there.
Believed to be supplied as an optionally available characteristic, the light-weight panel is reportedly coming to each flavors of the M240i: the rear-wheel-drive mannequin and its all-weather xDrive counterpart. That wouldn’t be a giant shock since one other M Efficiency automobile – the M340i sedan – has had an optionally available carbon roof ever since BMW launched the three Sequence LCI in 2022.
Rumor has it BMW intends to place carbon fiber roofs on the M240i with the automobiles produced from August 2024 on the San Luis Potosi plant in Mexico. In keeping with the identical report, the two Sequence Coupe can be getting the M2’s Zandvoort Blue and Skyscraper Gray paint jobs, recent wheel designs, and “inside updates to make it look extra upscale.” The latter half would possibly embody glass controls which might be apparently trickling right down to the 2er lineup.
The German luxurious model can be spicing issues up with the range-topping M2. Earlier this month, M boss Frank van Meel introduced an “upcoming mannequin revision” for the automobile. He wasn’t referring to the new CS model because the limited-run particular version isn’t due till later in 2025. As an alternative, the M division’s head honcho should’ve been alluding to the yet-to-be-confirmed bump in energy to 473 hp, or 20 hp greater than as we speak’s automobile.
Additional down the road, a significant replace for G87 may debut in 2026 with the arrival of an M2 xDrive however nothing is official but. Within the meantime, BMW M has pledged to maintain the six-speed handbook gearbox out there since there’s nonetheless sufficient demand for a three-pedal setup, not simply within the M2, but additionally within the M3 and M4. Coming quickly, the Z4 M40i will lastly get a stick shift, too.
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