BMW is busy filling gaps in its lineup with the 6 Series, 4 Series and 2 Series, and today AutoGuide’s spy photographers caught the M235i testing at the Nürburgring.
The M235i seen here will be the fastest version of BMW’s newest entry into the world of small cars, replacing the 1 Series Coupe and Convertible and acting as a spiritual successor to the 1M Coupe. The 1 Series nameplate will become strictly a front-wheel drive vehicle, and likely only a hatchback model, while the 2 Series will carry on the current 1 Series design.
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Larger air intakes are visible up front and low spoilers that give this car away as the M version of the 2 Series. Overall design will only differ from the current 1 Series slightly, with the 2 Series looking a little longer, lower and more raked back.
Under the hood, a twin-turbo 3.0-liter six cylinder is expected under the hood of the M235i.
Rumor has it that the 2 Series will debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.
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