Pocket rockets ahoy! BMW M2 vs BMW 1M Coupe video review

Published: 31 July 2023

► BMW M2 vs BMW 1M Coupe
► How does the newcomer fare?
► Two smallest M cars go head-to-head

The new BMW M2 is the smallest member of Munich’s M family, bringing rocketship performance and thuggish looks to a broader audience.

But can it hope to compete with the seminal BMW 1M Coupe from 2011? We dusted down an immaculate E82 from BMW’s heritage collection and brought it along for a comparison in our latest video head-to-head.

Watch our new BMW M2 vs BMW 1M Coupe film, as video boss James Dennison takes the two pocket rockets for a thrash to decode the genetic link between the two.

Which would you have? Be sure to sound off in the comments below.

By Tim Pollard

Group digital editorial director, car news magnet, crafter of words