Getting your car out of storage checklist may 6, 2020 did you know. Car and driver tests the m235i manual bmw car club of america. Jan 18, 2014 the new 2series coupe range, of which this m235i is the pinnacle, replaces the former 1series coupe. Bmw m235i parts genuine and oem bmw m235i parts catalog. Ecs news view all for your bmw f22 m235i xdrive n55 3. This alone takes the m235i to 380bhp compared to the m2 stock 365bhp. With the impressive performance figures, the bmw m235i racing a productionbased coupe meets all the basic requirements of a successful entrylevel racing car. If you just have the trusty daily driver that has been stagnant for a few weeks to a few months, pay attention. The 2015 bmw 2 series is a twodoor coupe or convertible with seating for four. Quite a few bmw enthusiasts were excited to see the m235i come to production. Where the bmw is aloof and isolated, the s5 feels alive and vivid. Chip tuning for your bmw performance chip tuning made in.
Bmw reports that the m235i can go from zero to 60 mph in just 4. The m235i additions also include extra bracing, a limitedslip front differential, 18inch wheels up from the standard 17inch rims and m sport brakes, different steering tuning and a sportier. The companys latest styling package lifts the looks of the flagship 2 series coupe to great heights through a subtle but effective body kit the alpine white bmw m235i sports a front lip spoiler, rear diffuser and a bootlid spoiler, all made entirely from carbon fibre. The bmw 2series is available in two trim levels, 228i and m235i. The car is used in series and events such as the vln endurance championship and the nurburgring 24 hours on the nurburgringnordschleife. Jan 21, 2014 bmw says the m235i will scoot to 60 mph in just 4. Apr 18, 2014 powered by a mildly tuned version of the same 3litre, sixcylinder, twinturbo engine that powers cars such as the 335i and 535i, the m235i produces 326bhp and directs it to the rear wheels through a standard sixspeed manual gearbox, or an optional eightspeed automatic. They were also on the scene at the international press event that put journalists from around the world face to. In the hands of touring car racing driver markus oestreich, ac schnitzers acl2a bmw m235i running a modified m4 engine packing 562 horsepower, and equipped with a big ol spoiler and a.
They were also on the scene at the international press event that put journalists from around the world face to face with the new m235i and. Both come as twodoor coupes, though the car does feature back seats. Full instrumented test of the bmw 228i coupe with allwheel driveit lives in the shadow of its sibling. Part of bmws m performance warm range, but does the facelifted m240i have enough. It is a sporty twodoor coupe or convertible with seating for four. Bmw has built a real contender for the compact sportluxury segment with the m235i, and a real value, too. Its steering reacts more quickly, with a degree of feedback thats absent in the bmw. You should buy a dinan bmw m235i instead of the new m2.
Both cars are rearwheel drive, though xdrive allwheel drive is available on both trims. The bmw m5i and m235i were used as base cars for the bseries suspension development, and now serve as demonstrators at birds hq. We have 61 bmw 2 series m235i vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 32 1owner cars, and 91 personal use cars. The guys from car and driver certainly seem to think so. The bmw 230i xdrive is new for 2017 and marks the arrival of bmw s latest engine family to the brands entrylevel coupe. We test drive the allnew bmw m235i gran coupe on both the road and the track to see if its actually a proper bmw sports car. The bmw m235i is an exceptional car and one that absolutely deserves its place on car and drivers 10best. Jun 25, 2014 an optimized dscabs controller setup is there to ensure the m235i rs brakes like a proper race car. The 2015 m235i hearkens back to core bmw values, being an excellent everyday driver with impressive performance characteristics. The race prepped 2014 bmw m235i racing sports a fuel cell, racing slicks, a full cage, and a whole bunch of other go fast goodies. Our first m235i coupe experience reveals a car that appeals to the hardestcore bmw fans.
Bmw saw fit to equip the m235i with a host of suspension enhancements befitting the car s msport badge, including sports suspension, a strut tower tie bar, front subframe bracing and variable m. Car and driver tests the m235i manual bmw car club of. Bmw unveiled a new series of images of the upcoming m235i racing car before the cars official debut at the 2014 dtm racing series. Add a catback exhaust to the turbocharged car and you are nearing 400 horsepower. For our money, this is the bmw to buy at least until we get our hands on the coming m3 and m4 or the rumoured m2. Its everything we love about a good car, only its a package mere mortals can actually use and afford.
Not only is it nearly as fast as the the previous generation m3 it handles just about as well too. The bmw m235i may not technically be an m car, but it is performanceminded anyway and harkens back to light and fast bmws of yesteryear. The bmw m235i coupe and now convertible falls under the companys m performance banner. The bmw m235i exhibits the kind of focus that one used to take for granted in a bmw. The racing car is also fitted with features such as the fiacertified safety cell and the modern safety tank. Hello and welcome to the car acceleration tv youtube channel. Some say it was a call back to a more traditional drivers car and bmw wanted you to think so too, with their ads for it also featuring the legendary 2002.
Every used car for sale comes with a free carfax report. As indicated by the new cars badge, the engine has been upgraded to the same b58 generation inlinesix that bmw uses in the 340i, but it has been. Your passengers will need a strong constitution because this is a proper driver s car. If you already have a racechip chip tuning module in your car, xlr is the perfect addon, and. Get the results, specs, and photos at car and driver. Find the best bmw 2 series m235i for sale near you. Bmw tuning packages and upgrades birds signature bseries packages combine exclusive power, chassis, brake and differential upgrades designed for road performance. In between the 1m and the m2, the m235i features a 320 horsepower engine similar to its larger cousin, the 335i. The vr tuned m235i plug and play tuning box adds an instant 60 horsepower and 120nm of torque as tested with 93 octane. There are a lot of reasons to moan about the current state of bmw s cars, including a couple of the porkier m vehicles.
While sporty, the suspension is welltuned so the 2 series never feels rough on the road. May 03, 2014 450hp bmw m235i by tuningwerk young sports coupe bmw m235i has acquired a new program from the german aftermarket tuning company tuningwerk. Its the sort of coupe we feared bmw had forgotten how to make. Car and driver got their hands on a manual version and put it to the test. Bmw makes much of its cuttingedge tech available in the car, but. Bmw m235i car and driver 10best previous post alpine white bmw m4 build by supreme power. The 2 series will appeal to anyone who wants a funtodrive car.
Dinan bmw performance upgrades and engine tuning software v2. Less is more an approach used exactly by japanese tuner 3d design when tweaking the bmw m235i. Some say it was a call back to a more traditional driver s car and bmw wanted you to think so too, with their ads for it also featuring the legendary 2002. Its also one of the quickest cars out there while still achieving 30mpg. Credit the m235is 35 lbft of torque advantage and slightly lighter curb weight. Our easy to navigate online catalog allows you to quickly browse through our diverse offering of bmw m235i parts.
The bmw m235i was included on the selective list along with the cadillac cts, chevrolet corvette stingray, ford mustang gt. According to bmw, the 2016 bmw m235 coupe is capable of accelerating from 060 mph in 4. But while bmws mlite models such as the m5i, m140i, m235i, m240i, are fantastic allround packages, and tick all of the boxes for many, they fall slightly short of delivering pure driver enjoyment. If you just have the trusty daily driver that has been stagnant for a few weeks to a few months, pay attention to the first section where we will. Jun 22, 2015 the 2015 m235i hearkens back to core bmw values, being an excellent everyday driver with impressive performance characteristics. Full instrumented test of the delightful bmw m235i with sixspeed manual. Experience the true potential and power of your bmw. Back in 2014, bmw did the unthinkable and launched a frontwheeldrive car. The 228i comes equipped with 17inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, foglights, rain. At all times, the s5 feels like a car, not a simulation. After a subsequent european drive, road tester nic cackett labelled it a sports car of the highest order. The convertibles are equipped similarly to the coupes, except they. Jun 04, 2015 the bmw m235i coupe and now convertible falls under the companys m performance banner. An optimized dscabs controller setup is there to ensure the m235i rs brakes like a proper race car.
Driving the 2020 bmw m235i gran coupe makes sensewe think bmws newest sedan packs the companys mostpowerful fourcylinder, at least for now. The last car to wear this badge, the m235i coupe, was a looseygoosey rearwheeldrive coupe with perfect weight distribution and too much. The badge says m, yes, but the m235i is a replacement for the 5i, not the 1 series m coupe. We work with the worlds leading tuning brands, industry consultants and professional drivers to achieve pure driver appeal and superior performance from our cars. The majority of the driver information is selectable. The m235i takes everything bmw has traditionally done well and concentrates it into a compact, livable package. These cars slide into the portfolio between the regular top of the line model and an m car. There are a lot of reasons to moan about the current state of bmws cars, including a. The bmw m235i was created to enhance what was the 5i chassis into the new 2 series framework. The m version features many high performance assets as you would find on a m car. We drive the controversial fwdbased bmw m235i coupe hagerty. The 2014 bmw 2 series is a twodoor coupe with seating for four. The 3 litre, 6 cylinder turbocharged engine offers a 060 time of 4.
Bmw motorsport can look back on a long tradition of allowing ambitious teams and drivers an affordable way into motor racing. Apr 29, 2014 this makes it bmws nowentrylevel car in the u. One bmw made its way onto the annual 10best cars list by car and driver. Specifically, the 2020 bmw m235i xdrive gran coupe. Used bmw 2 series m235i for sale with photos carfax. We at bmwblog have lauded the merits of the m235i in the past. These cars slide into the portfolio between the regular top of. The car also comes with mechanical limitedslip differential, which is also available for the bmw m235i coupe in the original bmw parts range. Chip tuning from racechip for your bmw 2 series f2223 m235i 240kw. The m235i came equipped with the n55b30 engine that puts down 322hp and 332lb. The least expensive of the bunch is the bmw m235i xdrive gran coupe. The m235i held on to our 300foot skidpad to the tune of 0. The last car to wear this badge, the m235i coupe, was a looseygoosey rear wheeldrive coupe with perfect weight distribution and too much.
Driving supermans car a bmw m235i xdrive convertible. Unlike a lot of modern bmws, the m235i doesnt come with standard runflat tires. Powered by a mildly tuned version of the same 3litre, sixcylinder, twinturbo engine that powers cars such as the 335i and 535i, the m235i produces 326bhp and directs it to the rear wheels through a standard sixspeed manual gearbox, or an optional eightspeed automatic. May 7th, 2020 dinan is pleased to be able to announce new product offerings being added into the catalog. Tuned bmw m235i with loud exhaust sound and fast acceleration in the rain. Yes, the 20142016 bmw m235 comes equipped with a 320 hp 3. The xdrive component of that long name is critical, as every 2 series gran coupe shipped to the u. Oct 03, 2016 as indicated by the new cars badge, the engine has been upgraded to the same b58 generation inlinesix that bmw uses in the 340i, but it has been tweaked to deliver slightly more power. Both come as 2door coupes, though the car does feature back seats. May 11, 2015 full instrumented test of the bmw 228i coupe with allwheel driveit lives in the shadow of its sibling. Theres more sound and more sensation in the audi drivers chair than there is in the bmws.1484 925 1612 988 600 513 530 36 1293 1251 693 150 425 1123 605 942 1027 1101 1495 1580 726 1603 944 585 280 714 334 993 1267 599 481 673 1229 217 1499 643 1343 1099