BMW's next gen 1-series platform (which will be FWD/AWD) will compete with those cars. 2 series is a RWD platform coupe (possibly gran coupe). I don't think these share market at all.
2014 335i RWD: ZMM, ZDA, ZDH, ZPP, ZTP, 2NH, 2TB, 5DL; Z4A MPPK; AW ext / VB int
2014 ML350: P01, R33, 297, 319, 846, 864, 889, 996; LB ext / AB int