First 2 series crash / accident that we’ve seen
We have added the full technical data and specs for the U.S. 2 series coupe models – 228i and M235i.
Have a read at our first BMW M235i owner’s review.
The U.S. pricing for european delivery of the BMW M235i and 228i coupes have been announced at $40,135 and $29,905, respectively.
A detailed review by a BIMMERPOST member of his M235i test drive.
When you first see the car it depends on which angle you see it from from the front 3/4 is nice. If you look at it from a dead profile it looks a little strange. As if somebody chopped off the back and the front. When I get a chance to post the pictures I think you’ll see what I mean. But from an angle, the car looks quite nice. It’s definitely a descendant of the 1 series. It’s a little bit more modern and it has more of a slope to its roof-line.
In person the wheels don’t look half bad. Yes 19in wheels would definitely look better but these … CONTINUED
BMW US has announced the initial lease deals for the BMW M235i and 228i. The M235i can be had for $479 per month and the 228i for $359 per month, both on a 36 month lease.
Both deals require a $3000 down payment and a total of $4204 cash due at signing.
Videos showing the BMW 2 Series Coupe in Moonlight Silver and Alpine White.
We had a chance to sit down with Oliver Ganser, Product Strategy and Market Intelligence Manager at BMW, to discuss the M235i and 228i Coupes [Official Info Thread], which are having their world public debuts at Detroit this week and next.
Q: Does the M235i share the same electric power steering (EPS) system as the F20 M135i?
A: It’s the same system as the M135i, but different than the new M3/M4′s EPS. The EPS in the M3/M4 received a lot of structural improvements.
Q: What improvements were made to the N55 engine for the M235i application, if any?
A: It’s a normal N55 engine, but receives an enforced camshaft (cast iron was replaced by steel), adjusted software engine mapping, and improved cooling system.
Q: Does the M235i … CONTINUED