Congrats to BIMMERPOST member G8r3Series for being our first reported M235i picked up via Performance Center Delivery (PCD).
The 2 Series Convertible (F23) is coming at the beginning of 2015 and we’ve got photos a M235i convertible in nearly fully uncovered form.
The US market will receive the 228i, 228xi and M235i convertibles. Production of demo/dealer models will begin this November and customer cars begin in January 2015 (per the 2015 model year schedule).
M235i owner review of how the car performed at the track (Buttonwillow).
Just got back from a track day at Buttonwillow Raceway in California with another member on here (JustinCredibleM – also owner of an M235i) and some other friends. Overall, we were both happy with the performance of the car as it was quite fun to drive on the track!
Both of our cars had the 8spd auto, which was superb considering it isn’t a DCT. Very quick upshifts and just a bit slower on … CONTINUED
Updates from the BMW Performance Center Driving School M235i competing in the 2014 Tire Rack One Lap of America through this weekend.
The BMW Performance Center Driving School with additional sponsorship from Crowne Plaza Hotels, and BMW M Performance Parts has entered a BMW M235i in the 2014 Tire Rack One Lap of America. The event will start from its traditional location of the Tire Rack Headquarters in South Bend, Indiana on May 3rd with competitors traveling over 3500 miles, and visiting 10 venues to participate in time trials, drag races, and autocross competition during the eight day event.
This will be the sixth consecutive year the … CONTINUED
N55 six cylinder making 450 PS (444 HP) and 600Nm (443 LB-FT) of Torque.
6MT transmission, optional ZF 8AT (will add 45Kg’s).
Reprogrammed EPS steering
245/275 tires on 8.5/10.5 light weight rims (15/16 lbs)
Special DTC and DSC reprogramming
Over engineering the car’s cooling system (water, oil, FMIC)
Custom oil pan to withstand 1.5 to 2G’s of corning with use of slicks. Prevents oil foaming now.
And less than 1,500 kilograms (3306 pounds)
This M235i drives so … CONTINUED
Today, BMW launched their 2014 DTM Motorsport event inside the BMW Welt, in a spectacular fashion! BMW Motorsport and the factory employees at the BMW AG plant in Munich ( DE) , as well as the many fans(watching) in(and outside) the BMW Welt , the program for the DTM 2014 season kicked off!
Just over a week before the first DTM race will be held at Hockenheim ( DE ) BMW Motorsport, presented an awesome event, all eight DTM BMW M4 race car’s and their … CONTINUED
Check out this BIMMERPOST member’s M235i fully decked out in M Performance Parts.
Over 7,000 people applied, with just 40 making the final cut to battle it out for the chance to become BMW’s Ultimate Driver. The prize at stake? The opportunity to drive every BMW launched in 2014. It’s time to reveal the winner. Watch the film to find out who took the title.
TST Road Test Editor Zack Klapman takes the all-new BMW M235i out for a few hot laps of Laguna Seca to see what all the buzz is about.