July 18, 2024

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BMW 2 Series M235i Reviews | Overview

Externally, there is heaps to like about the compact dimensions and crouching stance of the M235i xDrive that proceeds the European like of sedans masquerading as coupes.

 

The principle labored so nicely with the Mercedes-Benz CLS from 2004 that rivals adopted the type with these types of fervour that it has pretty much taken on its individual group, evolving as rampantly as a Cavoodle litter in a Superior Street pet shop.

 

BMW makes its version beneath the upmarket Gran Coupe label, spreading the like to versions in the two Series, 4 Series and eight Series.

 

But the two Series Gran Coupe – of which there are 4 iterations priced from $forty nine,990 (additionally fees) through to the M235i xDrive right here at $72,990 additionally on-street fees – is not all it appears to be. 

 

It is not, mainly, a “proper” two Series with rear-wheel generate and it sits on a incredibly various system to the two Series coupe and convertible.

 

What this is, is a Mini that is received into BMW’s wardrobe and pinched a extravagant outfit.

 

Even further, the M235i is in all probability far better identified for its 2014-2016 iteration with its stonking 3.-litre turbo-petrol six and 240kW/450Nm of grunt. The auto right here has the very same name various postal tackle.

 

Now prior to there is gnashing of teeth by the populace and preparations for a symbolic guillotining of the faux BMW, it has to be said that the structure operates exceptionally nicely and is not deserving of derision.

 

The M235i xDrive’s only criminal offense, nevertheless, is not the wearing of a BMW badge, but the software of the coveted M name. For nevertheless good this is, it’s not an M.

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