Chris Chilton of CAR Magazine puts the new BMW M235i through its paces in tricky conditions. Is this new BMW worthy of the prestigious ‘M’ badge?

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.

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.


2014 BMW M235i – Video Review On Race Track

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

Here is the video review: