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2014 BMW M235i (F22) vs Lexus IS F Drag Race

The 2014 BMW M235i and the 2014 Lexus IS F don’t really compete…or do they. Perhaps only on a drag strip at one mile above sea level in a proper drag race. In another fun and informative TFLcar video review Nathan and Roman decide to find out which is faster in a straight up drag race. The mighty V8 of the new fire breathing Lexus IS F or the small but fast turbo-charged 3.0L in the new BMW M235i. Continue reading

Tyre pressure indicator for each BMW

Available in future as a standard feature: Tyre pressure indicator for each individual tyre.

TPM - tyre pressure monitor on BMW M3

TPM – tyre pressure monitor on BMW M3 2009

If until now some BMW drivers were checking tyre pressure manually the new owners won’t have to do that.

Starting with spring of 2014 drivers of all new BMW’s will have tyre pressure indicator offered as a standard equipment with the exception of the BMW X6.

Sensors on all four tyres facilitate an exact and individual monitoring of the pressure in each individual tyre. The tyre pressure currently at hand will be shown in the Control Display or the instrument cluster, respectively, depending on the model and the equipment options customers have chosen.

The only thing is that I hope it won’t be annoying to the driver, if for example you are somewhere where you can’t pump wheels at this very moment.

What is your experience with BMW Tyre Pressure sensors?

Source: BMW Press Group

Image source: edmunds.com

BMW 2 Series M Performance

The BMW brand stands for dynamics, innovation and unique motorsport expertise: the innovative BMW M Performance Parts bring this motorsport knowledge to the streets – for customised and even sportier design or retrofitting of your BMW.
BMW M Performance Parts are available in four categories: aerodynamics, drivetrain, cockpit and chassis. (C) BMW

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BMW 2 Series M235i (F22) Photos

BMW M235i Specifications:

3.0L N55 inline 6 cylinder single turbo twin-scroll (2,979cc)
322 hp / 240 kW @ 5800-6000 RPM
332 lb-ft / 450 Nm @ 1300-4500 RPM
0-60 mph: 4.8 sec (auto) / 5.0 sec (manual)
Top speed: 155 mph / 250 kmh
Preliminary EPA Mileage Estimates (MPG) – 22 city/32 highway/25 combined for 8-speed automatic. 19 city/28 highway/22 combined for 6-speed manual.

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