In the June issue of CAR magazine, the folks from South Africa test what could be BMW’s best value-for-money sports car — the sizzling M235i. In this video Deon Joubert tests the M235i at Killarney.
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The BMW M235i Coupe is the latest member of the BMW M Performance Automobile family and it is powered by the N55 3.0 liter TwinPower turbocharged inline-six engine also found in the M135i. It produces 322 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque taking the M235i from 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.
BMW M235i also comes with exclusive 18-inch M light-alloy wheels fitted with mixed tires in 225/40 R18 format for the front wheels and 245/35 R18 at the rear.
BMW’s U.S. customer will only have model options, the 228i and M235i. The BMW M235i will sell for $43,100 in the United States. In Germany, the BMW M235i costs 36,764 Euro.