F87 M2 Wheel & Tire Fitment Guide

Bolt Pattern

5x120

Thread Pitch

M14 x 1,25

Center Bore

72.56

Available Models

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APEX EC-7

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APEX SM-10

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Konig Hypergram

Vehicle Covered in this Guide


2016-2018 F87 M2
2019+ F87 M2 Competition

IMPORTANT!

  • 18" ARC-8 wheels do not clear stock M2 brakes.

  • 18"x9.5" Hypergram wheels clear stock M2 brakes with 15mm spacer up front

  • EC-7/SM-10 18" designs do clear.
     

  • 2019+ M2 Competition models with 2NH brake package 400mm front rotors must use 19" wheels or larger to clear the brakes.

 

OEM+ Fitments


Recommended for most types of street and performance driving. Allows proper front-to-rear tire rotation to extend tire life & improve handling balance.

  • Front & Rear: 18x9.5” ET28 with 255/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Available in EC-7R, and FL-5 designs.

    • 5mm front spacers or larger may be required with certain aftermarket suspensions, see below.

    • Popular fitment.

    • 265/35-18 tires can also fit, but may require a touch of front negative camber.
       

  • Front & Rear: 18x9.5” ET35 with 255/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • At least 5mm front spacers required, larger spacer required with certain aftermarket suspensions, see below.

    • Popular fitment.

    • 265/35-18 tires can also fit, but may require a touch of front negative camber.
       

  • Front & Rear: 19x9.5” ET33 with 265/35-19 tires

    • M2C recommended fitment.

    • Available in ARC-8, EC-7, and SM-10 designs.

    • At least 3mm front spacers required for suspension clearance.

    • Front negative camber may be required.

Staggered Setups


Maintains stock-like handling characteristics, tires can only be rotated left to right. Maximizes both front and rear tire width.

  • Front: 18x9 ET30 or ET31 with 245/40-18 tires
    Rear: 18x10” ET33 with 275/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Available in EC-7 and SM-10 designs.

    • Direct fit.

    • Popular fitment.

    • 255/35-18 front tires can also be used as a direct fit.
       

  • Front: 19x9.5" ET28 with 265/30-19 tires
    Rear: 19x10.5" ET45 with 295/30-19 tires

    • M2C recommended fitment. 

    • Available in EC-7 and SM-10 designs.

    • 5mm front spacers or larger may be required with certain aftermarket suspensions, see below.

    • Front negative camber recommended if using aggressive tire compounds.
       

  • Front: 19x8.5" ET35 with 245/35-19 tires
    Rear: 19x9.5" ET33 with 265/35-19 tires

    • Available in ARC-8, EC-7 and SM-10designs. 

    • Front 12mm spacers recommended for flush fitment.

 

Performance Street/Track and Race Fitments

Square Setups
Recommended for most types of street and performance driving. Allows proper front-to-rear tire rotation to extend tire life & improve handling balance.

  • Front & Rear: 18x9.5" ET28 with 265/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Popular fitment.

    • Available in ARC-8R, EC-7R, and FL-5 designs.

    • Front negative camber required.

    • 275/35-18 tires can also fit, but requires additional front negative camber.

  • Front & Rear: 18x9.5" ET35 with 265/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Available in Hypergram designs.

    • Front negative camber required.

    • Lowest weight option!

    • Requires 15mm spacers up front for Hypergram!

    • 275/35-18 tires can also fit, but requires additional front negative camber.

  • Front & Rear: 18x9.5" ET35 with 265/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Front 5mm or larger spacers required for suspension clearance.

    • Front negative camber required.

    • 275/35-18 tires may also be used with additional front negative camber.
       

  • Front & Rear: 18x10" ET33 with 275/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Available in EC-7, SM-10, ARC-8R and EC-7R designs only.

    • At least 10mm front spacers required for suspension clearance.

    • Requires at least 3.5 degrees of front negative camber.

    • 285/30-18 tires may also be used.

    • 265/35-18 tires (compounds that run wide) may also be used.
       

  • Front & Rear: 18x10" ET25 with 275/35-18

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • 285/30-18 tires may also be used.

    • Requires at least 3.5 degrees of front negative camber.

    • Requires at least 2.0 degrees of rear negative camber.

    • 265/35-18 tires (compounds that run wide) may also be used

  • Front & Rear: 19x9.5" ET28 with 265/30-19 tires

    • Available in our EC-7 and SM-10 designs.

    • Popular fitment.

    • Front negative camber required.

    • 275/30-19 tires can also fit, but requires additional front negative camber.

  • Front & Rear: 19x10" ET28 with 265/30-19 tires

    • Available in our Konig Ampliform designs.

    • Popular fitment.

    • Front negative camber required.

    • 275/30-19 tires can also fit, but requires additional front negative camber.

Staggered Setups


Maintains stock-like handling characteristics, tires can only be rotated left to right. Maximizes both front and rear tire width.

  • Front: 18x9.5" ET35 with 265/35-18 tires
    Rear: 18x10" ET33 with 275/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Available in EC-7 and SM-10 designs.

    • 5mm front spacer or larger required for suspension clearance. 12mm spacer may be required with certain aftermarket suspensions, see below.

  • Front: 18x9.5" ET28 with 265/35-18 tires
    Rear: 18x10.5" ET40 with 285/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Available in ARC-8R, EC-7R, and FL-5 designs. 

    • Popular fitment.

    • Front negative camber may be required.

    • 5mm front spacers or larger may be required with certain aftermarket suspensions, see below.

    • Front 275/35-18 tires can also fit with additional negative camber.

    • Rear 295/35-18 tires can also fit.

    • Rear 305/35-18 tires can fit with aggressive negative camber and/or rolled/pulled fenders when using aggressive tire compounds.
       

  • Front: 18x9.5" ET35 with 265/35-18 tires
    Rear: 18x11" ET44 with 295/35-18 tires

    • Won't fit M2 Competition with 2NH brake package.

    • Available in EC-7, FL-5, or SM-10 designs.

    • 5mm front spacer or larger required for suspension clearance.

    • Approximately 2.0 degrees of front negative camber required.

    • Front 275/35-18 tires can also fit with additional negative camber.

    • 12mm front spacers may be required with certain aftermarket suspensions, see below.

    • 18x9.5" ET28 (FL-5 only) front wheels can also be used to avoid spacers on stock suspension or with lowering springs only.

    • Rear 295/35-18 or 305/35-18 tires will require aggressive negative camber and/or rolled/pulled fenders. Fitment ultimately depends on the vehicle ride height, negative camber specs and tire brand as all are not created equal.

    • Rear 285/35-18 tires can also fit, negative camber may be required.

  • Front: 19x9.5" ET28 with 265/30-19 tires
    Rear: 19x10.5" ET45 with 295/30-19 tires

    • M2C recommended fitment. 

    • Available in EC-7 and SM-10 designs.

    • Popular fitment.

    • 5mm front spacers or larger may be required with certain aftermarket suspensions, see below.

    • Front negative camber recommended if using aggressive tire compounds.