Testing the 2024 BMW M2—maybe the last M car with a manual transmission

Enlarge / BMW’s M2 might be the last M car it builds with three pedals and a stick shift.Peter Nelson

We’re at an interesting crossroads in the high-performance enthusiast car market. Running east to west is the adoption of electric vehicles and a slow reduction in internal combustion engine car production. North to south is the progression of ICE horsepower from the factory over the years, and it’s unclear how far it continues from here. Coming in diagonally is the weakening demand for manual transmissions—this is sadly where they end.

In the middle of this intersection is the 2024 BMW M2

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