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The front-wheel drive BMW will not be «hot» modifications BMW 1 Series, 2 SeriesGranCoupe and BMW X1 and BMW X2 crossovers.

BMW front-wheel drive models with transverse engine location, such as BMW 1 Series, 2 SeriesGranCoupe, and BMW X1 and BMW X2 crossovers will remain without m-versions. About this head of M-division Markus Flash said during the BMW M Festival in South Africa.

The most powerful modifications will still be BMW M135i, M235i and X2 M35i with a 2.0-liter motor with a capacity of 306 hp. and coupling connecting the rear axle, and the most accessible M-model — BMW M2 with a 3.0-liter motor capacity of 410 hp

«M135i xDrive is very attractive in the performance segment, but if you really want high performance, customers will always go to M2. This is the most charismatic and cleanest model that we have, and we work on its successor. There is no reason to do something else with the 1st Series, «said Flash.

Also, the head of BMW M confirmed that the previously announced «hardcore» version M2 CS is a track car certified for public roads — will appear in 2020. The BMW M2 CS sports accumulation will be released with a circulation of 2200 units, and you can fight on the track with Audi RS3 and AMG A45.

It is known that the coupe is equipped with an adaptive suspension M, a modified 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbo engine, developing 450 hp and 550 nm of torque, a 6-speed manual transmission or optional 7-band «robot» with two clips. Also, BMW M2 Cs are promised carbon-ceramic brakes, carbon aerodynamic kit and a number of carbon body panels, including a roof, hood, front splitter and rear diffuser. It goes the sports accuma on black 19-inch forged alloy wheels, which for surcharge will replace the same colors of matte gold.