BMW‘s has announced official details on the new 335is Coupe and Convertible models. The 335is is a detuned version of the 340HP N54 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged straight six found in the also new Z4 sDrive35is.
The 335is are also the first 3-Series models in the U.S. to be suggested with BMW’s 7-speed DCT (Double Clutch Transmission) with Launch Control. The top speed of the 335is will be limited to 150 mph or 241km/h.
The 335is Coupe makes 0-60 mph (96km/h) runs in 5.0 seconds with the dispensable 7-speed DCT and 5.1 seconds with the manual 6-speed. The 335is Convertible, meanwhile, requires 5.2 seconds for the 0-60mph run whether supplied with the 6-speed manual or optional 7-speed DCT. The 335is has M Style bumpers, the rear with an integrated diffuser, new kidney grille surrounds in high gloss black, Shadowline black window trim, wing mirror caps in high gloss black, and standard 18-inch light alloy wheels in ferric grey color (19-inch are optional).
The 335is will initially be available only in the U.S. and Canada with prices in the States beginning from $50,525 including destination for the 335is Coupe, and $59,075 including destination for the Convertible.