Dähler Design & Technik GmbH has taken the wraps of what could be the ultimate enhancement for the newly introduced BMW M2 pocket rocket – they did an M4 engine swap.

The main novelty of course is the swap from M2’s 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder (N55) engine to the feistier 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder (S55) unit that comes bundled with each M4 acquisition. A plethora of other modifications have enabled the “new” type of M2 to deliver 540 horsepower and 538 pound-feet of torque. With such a serious power upgrade the M2 will now climb to 62 miles per hour (100 km/h) in no more than four seconds, with the maximum speed standing at the magical 199 mph threshold.

BMW M2 reaches new level of greatness thanks to M4 engine swap 9

Such serious credentials need to be kept in check so the aftermarket specialist used an adjustable coil-over suspension system and a high-performance braking system with eight pistons and 15.7-inch brake discs. The styling department has been enhanced using a new front spoiler and a stainless steel sports exhaust system. If you’re willing to pay extra you can also have a massive rear wing and bespoke 20- or 21-inch lightweight alloy wheels. The cabin has been largely left untouched save for an important tweak – the integration of a new multi-information display to deliver a wide array of vehicle information. There’s also the option to go all unique inside with a cabin modified to order.


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