The Bavarian manufacturer set a date for the premiere of “mate” two-door model, the BMW 1 Series M Soupe, which will mark the index M235i Coupe.
Sports Car BMW M235i will be constructed on the basis of model 2 series, which will be the successor to the current version of “edinichki” in the two-door body. Compact sports car to be equipped with a petrol 3.0-liter engine capacity of 320 hp and torque of 450 Nm. The choice of customers the company will offer six-speed manual gearbox and robotized transmission with double clutch. According to WCF, rear-wheel drive from BMW M235i will be standard, and all-wheel drive will be included in the list of options.
World premiere sporting BMW M2 will be held in the Detroit International Auto Show in January 2014, a few months after its debut in Frankfurt, the standard model version BMW 2 series.
Recall that the group decided to rename the Bavarian coupe and convertible BMW 1-Series Model 2-Series. According to the concept of marketing, this step will help to raise the prestige of “two-doors” and the maximum distance the car from the sedan and hatchback.