The BMW 135i Coupé is the second most powerful coupé variant of the BMW 1 Series after the BMW 1 Series M Coupé. It is powered by a 3.0L turbocharged inline-six engine. Production started in 2007 and ended in 2011.
Need for Speed: World
The 135i Coupé in any version has slightly underpowered acceleration, which is average for a stock D class vehicle. Another weakness of the car is the handling. These traits are somewhat counterbalanced by an above average nitrous boost and a high top speed.
The Blacktop style is a rental car that can be leased for 150. It was made available on September 28, 2010.
The Blacktop style is a art director car that can be purchased for 250,000. It was made available on September 28, 2010.
The Flexor style is an art director car that costs 375,000. It was released on July 19, 2011.
On May 7, 2015, it was made available for purchase with ingame cash as part of the End of the World event, and replaced its previous price of 2300.
Need for Speed: Shift
The BMW 135i Coupé appears in Need for Speed: Shift as a tier 1 vehicle with a price tag of $35,000 and is unlocked by default. It is not capable of a Works conversion and has a rating of 4.40.
Shift 2: Unleashed
The BMW 135i Coupé appears in Shift 2: Unleashed as a Modern Road vehicle with a price tag of $28,000. It has a D 400 performance rating and 3.03 handling rating.
The 135i Coupé has the most balanced performance to offer within its class; it can keep up with any high-performance Modern D car on both straight roads and corners.
- In Need for Speed: Shift, players have to drive a BMW 135i Coupé in a Manufacturer Competition against the Audi TT 3.2 quattro in Donington National and in a Hot Lap event at Alpental.
- In Shift 2: Unleashed, players can swap the engine of the 135i Coupé with the V8 of the BMW M3 E92.