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2014 Geneva Motor Show: BMW M235i in Alpine White

Auto Shows | March 5th, 2014 by 2
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The 2014 BMW M235i also comes to the Geneva Motor Show. The BMW M235i Coupe is the latest member of the BMW M Performance Automobile …

The 2014 BMW M235i also comes to the Geneva Motor Show. The BMW M235i Coupe is the latest member of the BMW M Performance Automobile family.

BMW’s U.S. customer will only have model options, the 228i and M235i. The base price for the 228i is $32,100, without the $925 destination and handling fee. The upcoming BMW M235i will sell for $43,100 in the United States. In Germany, the BMW M235i costs 36,764 Euro.

It comes with both a manual and eight-speed automatic transmission, and an optional limited slip differential.

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With the most powerful gasoline M Performance engine available producing 322 hp and 332 lf-ft of torque in, the M235i is capable of 0-60 in 4.8 seconds when optioned with the 8-speed sport automatic. Top speed is 155mph and MPG is 22 city/32 hwy for the auto and 19/29 for the 6-speed manual.

The BMW M team has massaged the chassis with M Adaptive suspension added M Sport braking system as well as an M235i specific exhaust.

BMW M235i Coupe specifications

  • Six-cylinder in-line gasoline engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology (twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Direct Injection, Valvetronic variable valve timing, Double-Vanos)
  • Capacity: 2,979 cc
  • Output: 315 hp at 5,800 – 6,000 rpm
  • Max. torque 332 lb-ft at 1,300 – 4,500 rpm
  • Acceleration [0 – 60 mph]: 4.8 seconds with 8-speed sport automatic transmission
  • Top speed: 250 km/h / 155 mph
  • Preliminary EPA Mileage Estimates (mpg) – 22 city/32 highway/25 combined for the 8-speed sport automatic. 19 city/28 highway/22 combined for the 6-speed manual

Length: 4,432 millimeters / 174.4 in

Width 1,774 millimeters / 69.8 in

Height: 1,418 millimeters / 55.2 in

Wheelbase: 2,690 millimeters / 105.9 in

Front Track: 1,521 millimeters / 59.8 in

Rear Track: 1,556 millimeters / 61.2 in

Trunk Capacity: 390 liters

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