BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery

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  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    'Carwow' presented another drag race between the mighty M2 Competition from last year and the new-gen M240i xDrive.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The M2 Competition is a full-fledged M car with a more powerful engine roaring under its hood.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The M240i is a toned-down version of the M2, and has a less powerful engine, but drives all four wheels.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The M2 Competition has a lower curb weight of than the M2 "Lite", which is about 3,472 pounds.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    A twin-turbo straight-six engine lies under the hood of the M2 Competition which puts out 410 horses and 406 pound-feet of twist. This engine drives the rear wheels only via a seven-speed DCT.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The new generation M240i xDrive is heavier, possible because of the AWD system, and the added catalytic converters for stricter emission norms. It weighs about 3,726 pounds.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    It has the same 3.0-liter inline-six but there is only one turbocharger. It puts out 374 horses and 369 pound-feet of torque, while driving all-four wheels. An eight-speed torque converter automatic gearbox comes to this engine.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The drag race starts with the M240i taking all of the advantages from its xDrive system.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The M240i is smashes the M2 Competition off the line and completes the race undefeated.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The winner M240i completes the quarter-mile in 12.2 seconds.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    After 0.3 seconds, the M2 Competition reaches the finishing line.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    Both the rolling races are won by the M2 Competition, by the way. A more powerful engine, the DCT gearbox, the less curb weight, and fewer drivetrain losses are the reasons.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    The M240i xDrive was nowhere close to the M2 Competition at the end.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    Finally the brake test commences and this time the M2 "Lite" takes back the lead.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
    You can see that the difference, and both of them has upgraded performance brakes.
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
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  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
  • BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is - gallery
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