The M235i will lead of the line of the brand new BMW 2-series and spies have caught a prototype out in the open ahead of its launch.

The M235i will lead of the line of the brand new BMW 2-series and spies have caught a prototype out in the open ahead of its launch.

The model looks pretty close to production ready albeit with minimal amounts of camoflage attempting to hide some of the styling lines from prying eyes.

Under the skin, the M235i will house a 3.0-liter turbocharged straight-six engine with 322hp (240kW,326PS) and 450Nm (332lb-ft) of torque. When coupled with automatic transmission, it will enable to coupe to hit 100kph (62mph) from standstill in 4.8 seconds while the manual gearbox version will return a time of 5.0 seconds.

The BMW 2-Series Coupe will launch in the spring of 2014.

 

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