Our sister-magazine BimmerToday brings us photos of a fully unveiled BMW M135i prototype. The F20 M135i was spotted in a parking lot in Germany and it featured the Estoril Blue paint. Apart from the metallic blue, the car also has black-masked mirror caps and black inserts in the outer air instakes.
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At the rear, the apron is painted in Dark Shadow metallic with and chrome tailpipes in the typical arrangement of a 35i model.
The BMW M135i Concept actually debuted this month in Geneva, but the company has refrained to release the power figures of the highly expected M Performance automobile. In the typical BMW marketing lingo, the Munich-based automaker only revealed the engine size, 3.0 liter turbocharged, and power output above 300 horsepower.
The employment of a straight six-cylinder petrol power plant featuring M Performance Twin Power Turbo technology with a power output of more than 300 hp creates the ideal prerequisites for maximum dynamics in the premium compact segment and, in conjunction with rear-wheel drive concept still unique in this vehicle class, ensures unsurpassed driving pleasure so typical of a BMW.
Also according to M, the M135i model includes an M sports braking system perfectly adapted to match the supreme road performance. 18-inch M light alloys with a double spoke design additionally complement the concept car’s sporting character.