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      01-24-2014, 10:28 AM   #1
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Take a walk with us around the Melbourne Red M235i and Black Sapphire 228i Coupes from the 2014 Detroit auto show.

Photos of the cars from the show can also be seen below.

Also see:

Our in-depth review from our first drive of the M235i.
Our 2 Series interview from the Detroit show.

And catch our ongoing 2 Series features and news @ http://www.bimmerpost.com/2-series/



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      01-24-2014, 01:26 PM   #2
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This m235 looks like it will fit the bill as a great modern e46 M3.
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      01-24-2014, 01:38 PM   #3
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just noticed that the 228i had little sport badges on the side where the M badge is on the M235i, is that going to be how it is or was that just for the auto show?
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just noticed that the 228i had little sport badges on the side where the M badge is on the M235i, is that going to be how it is or was that just for the auto show?
Sport Line 228i comes with the Sport badge.
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This m235 looks like it will fit the bill as a great modern e46 M3.
+1

Just need the M Performance LSD though
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      01-24-2014, 02:55 PM   #6
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Those must not be US spec...both have rear armrests! Look great though!

If they are US spec that is good news (although none of the 2s in Las Vegas had the rear armrest).
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great video!

extra points for the glitch mob soundtrack
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Wait the 228i doesn't come with the black roof liner ? -___-
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Wait the 228i doesn't come with the black roof liner ? -___-
Sport line does not, M Sport does.
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Wait the 228i doesn't come with the black roof liner ? -___-
Sport line does not, M Sport does.
Dam that kinda sucks the 328i comes with it with just the sport package .... Thanks for the response I guess I would have to do a 228i M sport package (I think the black roof liner looks ten times better IMHO
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It seems like the steering wheel in the 228 belongs in the 235 and vice versa...
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It seems like the steering wheel in the 228 belongs in the 235 and vice versa...
That's just the same stylings as the F3x - Msport vs non-sport steering wheels. The M-Sport is very close to the M3/4.
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They both look good in their own way
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That's just the same stylings as the F3x - Msport vs non-sport steering wheels. The M-Sport is very close to the M3/4.
That makes sense. I wasn't wondering if they installed the wrong steering wheels. It's a matter of opinion of course but the 228 steering wheel is sportier looking. I associate the colored stitching with a sportier car. Seems backwards...
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After watching the video I noticed a walk around for a Blue M235 from the Montreal Show



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TY for posting.

I have to say that though I haven't seen the 2er in person, looking at the pics, I don't see a lot of reason to buy a 3er or 4er.

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I find the face of the M235i so perfect. I wish i could transplant it onto a 4 series!
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After watching the video I noticed a walk around for a Blue M235 from the Montreal Show



Enjoy
Nice video - pretty cool they had a manual there.
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Sport line does not, M Sport does.
The USA configutator shows Anthricite Headliner for BOTH Sport Line and M Sport.

Those cars at the show appear to be Euro Models.
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The USA configutator shows Anthricite Headliner for BOTH Sport Line and M Sport.

Those cars at the show appear to be Euro Models.
Yep, you're correct. Good to see BMW finally offer the black headliner on more lines. I still wish it were like MINI, where you can spec it on any car, but this is certainly a welcome change.
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