BMW Motorsport has released full details of the 2014 M235i Racing. The specially prepared sports car packs a lot of nice performance upgrades and improved engine.

The dimensions are 4,454mm in length, 1,861mm in width, 1,380mm in height and a 2,690mm wheelbase. It rolls 18" alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.

The suspension is improved thanks to H&R and KW - H&R suspension springs and KW shock absorbers, front and rear H&R anti-roll bars and high-performance brakes with 4-piston fixed calipers.

The engine is the well-known straight-six TwinPower Turbo 3.0 liter – 333HP (245 kW) and 450Nm (331 lb-ft) of torque.

Other upgrades include an LSD (limited-slip differential) and a complete sports exhaust system. The interior features include a sports steering wheel with mounted shift paddle shifters. There are also Recaro Pro Racer SPG racing seats, six-point racing Schroth belts and a FIA-compliant roll cage.

2014 BMW M235i Racing is priced from €59,500 (excl. VAT).

  • DIMENSIONS Length: 4,454mm
  • Max. width: 1,862mm (without mirrors)
  • Height: 1,380mm
  • Wheel base: 2,690mm
  • Max. track width: 1,608mm
  • ENGINE / TRANSMISSION Straight six-cylinder petrol engine
  • BMW M Performance TwinPower Turbo
  • Capacity: 2,979ccm
  • Output: 245kW (333bhp)
  • Torque: 450Nm
  • Racing exhaust with racing catalytic converters
  • Steering wheel with shift paddles
  • BMW M Performance limited-slip differential
  • TANK Motorsport safety tank
  • H&R suspension springs
  • Front: H&R anti-roll bar (2-way)
  • Rear: H&R anti-roll bar
  • BRAKES Front: High-performance motorsport braking system -
  • Performance Friction (PFC); 4-pot fixed calliper
  • Rear: BMW M Performance 2-pot braking system
  • ABS / DSC / ASC BMW Motorsport specific racing application
  • TYRES / WHEELS 18x10 inch alloy rims
  • SAFETY COMPONENTS Cage with DMSB certificate and FIA approval
  • 6-point racing harness from Schroth
  • Racing seat RECARO Pro Racer SPG
  • EXTRAS Taxi seat, incl. belt
  • XL driver's seat

Source: BMW