A new and improved version of the BMW M235i Racing has just been spied undergoing testing at the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife in Germany.
It is reported that the German marque has been prompted to release an updated version of the M235i Racing on the back of suggestions from customers. Apparently, some owners weren’t impressed with the car’s lack of stability and to help rectify this, BMW has fitted the following test mule with a large rear wing.
Additionally, a number of other visual and aerodynamic modifications are expected for when the car reaches the market.
The outgoing M235i Racing is available for purchase by BMW racing teams and drivers. Under the hood, the current BMW M235i Racing is powered by the same straight six-cylinder petrol engine as the road-going M235i. This unit displaces 2,979cc (3.0-liters) and pumps out an impressive 333 hp and 450 Nm of torque. The Racing spec car however has now been fitted with a racing exhaust and racing catalytic converters. It also features a BMW M Performance limited-slip differential, a new racing steering wheel with shift paddles and a TANK Motorsport racing-spec fuel tank.