2014 BMW 228i and M235i Herald New Dawn of 5-second RWD Coupes from $33k

If there is one downside of the new 428i's butch stance and wide proportions, it might be the price that comes along with it.

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Not sure if you've been keeping track, but it is extremely easy to spend $60,000 on a loaded 3 or 4 series BMW these days.

So what if legroom in back could be sacrificed in a big wheelbase chop, along with fewer pounds from these tight new overhangs?

You will would land on the all-new 228i and M235i.

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The 228i starts just below $33,000 in its sport line trim. The 228i's official sprint time is 5.5 seconds, but this will feel like a rocketship on full boost.

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Any of the below really becomes a wide and low-looking Jr. M4 from most angles.

The detailing in the grille of the M Sport is particularly satisfying.

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The 228i and M235i are available now to build, and on American roads in Spring 2014.

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2014 BMW 228i and M235i - Interiors

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2014 BMW M235i with M Performance Upgrades


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