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Old 03-30-2019, 09:52 PM
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Saw a review of the 2019 M2. Looks like it could be a lot of fun. Anyone have the 411 on any pros or cons?

Thinking about switching to something w/a back seat for post retirement fun. And possible DE whip.
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My experience is with the "early" cars with a little less power than the current cars with the detuned M3/4 motor.

"Right size" package for me - big enough that you don't feel like the Suburban next to you can't see you, but small enough that it fits everywhere a little better than most cars.

It's kind of like an e30 in the respect that it's better than the sum of its parts. Great steering (compared to many BMWs of late), good shifter, excellent brakes, and just feels right from a handling perspective.

My boss in CA had one, and my CEO here in MD does as well. I've driven both, and I'd like one for myself. Price is still too high for me at the moment, but I'm hoping they make enough of them that they get in my price range pretty soon.
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We have a 2017 M240 xDrive vert. I traded in the Boxster for it, thinking much the same about comfort (not as low as the Boxster) and usable rear seats, although the rears are usable, there's not much space back there for an adult.

Yes, the M2 is more trackable than the M240, but that does not mean that the M240 is not track worthy, and it does mean that the M240 is nearly everything you want in an M car but very livable on the street.

I chose to go with the M240 because it really does get close to the E46 feel.

Good luck in your search.
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I chose to go with the M240 because it really does get close to the E46 feel.
Funny how that works. It reminds me of my old e36's. Driven a bunch of e46's but never owned one so mostly tepid test drives. I'd be tempted to go right to the source, e46 M unless you are sold on new/warranty.
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You might find useful M2 and M240 information from the discussions at:

https://www.2addicts.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=445
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M2 vs Camaro road test... https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-cul...camaro-ss-1le/

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Riley!!!! That's what Vranko had at Tech the other day. Snap out of it, son!
Yes, and I checked it out!
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