BMW unveils new sports coupé M2

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KUALA LUMPUR (March 2): BMW Group Malaysia today unveiled its high-performance premium sports coupé BMW M2 Coupe at the professional tennis tournament, BMW Malaysia Open 2016, which runs from Feb 29 to March 6.

"The New BMW M2 Coupé is a very special car. There are only very limited numbers of this car produced worldwide and we are very lucky to be able to have units for Malaysia in celebration of the 100 Years Anniversary of the BMW Group," said BMW Group Malaysia's head of sales Raymond Tan, in a statement.

"The New BMW M2 Coupé will once again reinforce the fact that premium performance and dynamic vehicles in Malaysia can only be measured by one letter — M — the Most Powerful Letter in the World!" he added.

BMW said its powerful, hallmark M design, M TwinPower Turbo technology and a specifically tuned M Sport suspension provides the new high-performance sports machine with all the ingredients to deliver an intoxicating performance.

"Furthermore, its rear wheel drive and comprehensive package of advanced motor racing technology ensure outstanding driving dynamics, exceptional agility and optimum car control," it added.

The car, only available in the long beach blue metallic colour, retails on the road — without insurance — for RM498,800.