2014 BMW M235i Coupe
BASE PRICE: $32,100 for 228i; $33,900 for 228i xDrive; $43,100 for M235i.
PRICE AS TESTED: $48,900.
TYPE: Front-engine, rear-wheel drive, four-passenger, subcompact, sport coupe.
ENGINE: 3-liter, TwinPower Turbo, direct injection, inline six cylinder with Double-VANOS variable valve control.
MILEAGE: 22 mpg (city), 32 mpg (highway).
TOP SPEED: 155 mph.
LENGTH: 175.9 inches.
WHEELBASE: 105.9 inches.
CURB WEIGHT: 3,535 pounds.
BUILT AT: Germany.
OPTIONS: Premium package (includes universal gate/garage opener, keyless entry, ambience lighting, Black Dakota leather, automatic dimming mirrors, satellite radio with one-year subscription) $2,150; technology package (includes navigation system with touchpad, BMW apps) $2,150; Melbourne Red Metallic exterior paint $550.
DESTINATION CHARGE: $950.