BMW M240i Coupe gets an injection of sportiness from AC Schnitzer
The second-generation BMW M2 will reach the showrooms in a few months at best, which leaves the M240i at the top of the 2-Series lineup. With a few AC Schnitzer mods slapped on that one, chances are you will not need the M2 anymore.
The newly revealed list of options and accessories begins with a performance upgrade to 420 PS (414 hp / 309 kW) and 600 Nm (443 lb-ft) of torque. If you wish, you can make that power heard with the help of a new stainless-steel cat-back exhaust upgrade culminating in two tailpipes (assorted tips are available). To ensure confident handling, a 25mm (1-inch) drop in ride height is suggested as well. You get to choose between simple springs and coilovers, and the stock adaptive suspension system will continue normal operation after the upgrade.
As usual with AC, buyers get a slew of wheel designs to choose from, complete with spacers for convenient and precise installation. Then there is a body kit including a front splitter, a two-part rear spoiler lip and a roof spoiler. The diffuser is not mentioned, but you can now apply a protective sticker to your rear bumper.
The interior gets a sports steering wheel wrapped in leather and Alcantara, as well as aluminum accents and other small niceties, ranging from switches and knobs through decorative trim pieces to a keyholder.
Prices should be announced soon.
Editor Andrew Raspopov
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