BMW M235i xDrive to come in the near future

Rumors | January 16th, 2014 by 6
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Building atop the success of the M135i, the new BMW M235i will follow its steps when it comes to drivetrains. While the M235i rear-wheel drive …

Building atop the success of the M135i, the new BMW M235i will follow its steps when it comes to drivetrains. While the M235i rear-wheel drive was just unveiled at 2014 Detroit Auto Show, the xDrive version of the super hot and compact coupe might arrive in the near future.

When asked by Road & Track about the handling of the M235i in snow, a BMW executive said ““Oh, sure, we can put xDrive in the M235i.” We reached out to BMW North America for confirmation the only reply we received was “No Comment”….followed by a wink.

BMW M235i xDrive to come in the near future

Now we can’t fully read into their reply, but by using our own sources and common sense, we are extremely confident that a BMW M235i xDrive will arrive this year.

TEST DRIVE: BMW M135i xDrive

The 2014 BMW 2 Series Coupe will be offered in the U.S. at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $33,025 for the 228i and $44,025 for the M235i, including $925 destination and handling. In Germany, the BMW 220i costs 25,168 Euro, M235i at 36,764 Euro and 220d – 27,310 Euro.

An xDrive version of the 2 Series Coupe or M235i will have a slightly higher base price.

  • Manny

    Some of the rumblings on the forums have suggested xDrive will be auto-only, which would be a total bummer.

    • http://www.bmwblog.com Horatiu B.

      Yes, that’s the case.

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  • Sean

    my dealer told me the xdrive will be a 235i version and not m235i

    • http://www.bmwblog.com Horatiu B.

      There is no 235i.

      • Sean

        not yet…

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