The rear-wheel-drive BMW M2 Competition is a handful, especially with that 302 kW 3,0-litre straight-six from the M3 under the bonnet. As part of Performance Shootout 2019, resident race ace Deon Joubert attempts to tame the beast and set a lap time round Killarney raceway. Does more power does make it faster on the track? We find out...

*Grab a copy of the January 2019 issue of CAR magazine to get the full Performance Shootout experience…