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Posted: Dec 5, 2019 @ 01:14 pm GMT-0600
Updated: Feb 13, 2023 @ 11:06 am GMT-0600
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Studio 397 have teamed up with BMW Motorsport to bring the previously unannounced newest automobile from the Bavarian manufacturer to rFactor 2. The BMW M2 CS Racing is a Cup class car that will feature in multiclass endurance racing. Front engine – rear wheel driven, the formula for a thrilling challenge no matter where you race it!

Can be purchased for $5.54 from the rF2 store.

Quoted from S397 release post:

The car is based on the F87 M2, with 3.0L turbo engine producing 550 Nm of torque and 350 horsepower. Those figures might seem low on paper compared to many modern street legal sports cars, but this car is built specifically for track usage, and BMW made sure acceleration from corner exit is more than good, with a flat engine power curve from 5000 rpm, up to almost 7000 rpm. Mid-corner, the M2’s well known agility is kept in check by a set of four 285 mm wide slicks on 18″ rims. Dry weight is 1535 kg, supported by track oriented adjustable dampers and a few sets of stiff springs. Both front and rear anti-roll bars are adjustable (2 options for each). Stopping power is provided by beefed up, lightweight 6 piston (front) and 4 piston (rear) calipers combined with 380 mm discs all around and ABS system tuned specifically for track usage. Traction control is also available, with a dedicated preset for dry and wet conditions, or can be turned completely off. To improve torque transfer to the rear tyres, the car has a proper racing plate-type Limited Slip Differential. Aerodynamics have also been optimized, with front splitter and adjustable rear wing at the back.

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