Newly leaked images are reputed to be official shots
The M235i is the range-topping model in the upcoming 2-series line-up
A 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six engine powers the M235i
BMW's new car is claimed to be capable of 0-62mph in 5.0sec
The M235i's top speed is thought to be limited to 155mph
A claimed average of around 35mpg is expected
This example appears to be fitted with BMW's eight-speed automatic transmission
Rear seats fold flat to improve load space
Expect a range of premium interior finishes to be offered
These pictures were reportedly taken from a dealer presentation
The standard 2-series has been caught undergoing testing numerous times
The 2-series will replace the current 1-series coupé and cabriolet
The M235i has a total power output of 322bhp
Pictures of the new BMW M235i have been leaked online, revealing the car in full.
The images, which are claimed to be official BMW shots, appear to show the final production version of the the M235i.
Previously, images were published on an internet forum following a dealer presentation.
The M235i is powered by a 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 322bhp and 322lb ft of torque, according to leaked specifications. It's the most powerful model in the 2-series range and can sprint from 0-62mph in 5.0sec. Its top speed is thought to be limited to 155mph.
It's the least efficient of the 2-series range, managing 35mpg on a combined cycle and emitting 189g/km of CO2.
The standard 2-series has been caught testing numerous times before, in various stages of disguise. The BMW 2-series will replace the current 1-series coupé and cabriolet models when it goes on sale.
The new BMW M235i is due to launch towards the middle of next year.