Originally Posted by wibbles
The M135i isn't a successor to the 135is - they didn't make an Exx hatchback with the N54/N55 in the UK/Europe.
It's a different car completely!
What everyone is saying is that there will be no more XXXis models. It is perceived that the MXXXi models are a replacement in the marketing lineup, rather than a direct replacement car-for-car.