Today, the BMW M2 received AUTOMOBILE Magazine's All-Stars award at Amelia Island Concours d 'Elegance. Putting the first ever BMW M2 on the twisty roads of Mount Charleston and the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the latest BMW M model was chosen as a 2017 All-Star winner for its outstanding driving dynamics and agility that combine to deliver an extraordinary driving experience.

The first-ever BMW M2.
Judges praised the newest member of the BMW M portfolio family for its agility, precise steering and thrilling engine after extensive road tests and on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. BMW M GmbH engineers were eager to satisfy the high expectations of sporty drivers who like to push the limits on the track. The BMW M2 comes with the latest generation of the trailblazing M TwinPower Turbo technology engine delivering an output of 365 hp at 6,500 rpm, maximum revs of 7,000 rpm and peak torque of 369 lb-ft from 1,450 - 4,750 rpm (overboost), the 3.0-liter 6-cylinder inline engine sends out a clear message to the high-performance sports car segment. The electronically controlled multi-plate limited-slip Active M Differential optimizes traction and maximizes directional stability and together with the lightweight aluminum front and rear axles with M Compound brakes ensure the dynamic talent of this award winning BMW M model.

The first ever BMW M2 utilizes four decades of high performance in its DNA, delivering a perfectly tuned chassis with precise steering response and a high power-to-weight ratio embodying the epos of the Ultimate Driving Machine.

The 2017 AUTOMOBILE All-Star Award.
All-Star contenders are chosen by AUTOMOBILE from a diverse mix of models new to the U.S. market, revised or as a new variant. During 2016, 23 vehicles were selected for testing with 6 models winning the All-Star title. To learn more about AUTOMOBILE's annual All-Stars awards and view photo galleries, videos, and much more, please visit the event hub at (#AMAllStars17).