As we have already mentioned during the day of yesterday, soon would come the BMW M140i and M240i. Have not been made to pray and just be officially presented the new caps in range of the Series 1 and Series 2. As we already knew, these models will replace the BMW M135i and M235i but will use the same engine as its predecessors. Under its bonnet will be the block of gasoline inline six-cylinder and 3.0-liter with a power increase.
Develops 340 HP and 500 Nm, which represents an increase of 14 HP and 53 Nm over its predecessor, figures that approach those of the BMW 1-Series M Coupe. This ensures that it is 0.3 seconds faster in the 0-100 km/h than the old M135i and M235i. In addition they will also be more efficient and promise to fuel consumption 7 per cent lower in all versions. Will the BMW M140i versions of 3 and 5-door and the BMW M240i in the variants Coupe and Cabrio.
In all cases, these models carry serial the manual gearbox of six speeds, but in option is offered by the auto Steptronic Sport eight-speed, which will improve the performance and integrate a system Launch Control. In the same way, of series the M140i and M240i carry rear-wheel drive, but may be configured with the all-wheel drive xDrive, which can only be linked to the automatic change.
The BMW M140i faster has an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds (auto with xDrive) and the slower 4.8 seconds. The BMW M240i Coupe, for his part, does it in 4.4 seconds, and the version Convertible takes 4.6 seconds. In terms of consumption will be located between the 7,1 l/100km automatic with rear-wheel drive and 7.8 l/100km for the manual rear-wheel-drive (8,3 liters for the M240i Cabrio).
The BMW M140i and M240i will arrive to Europe next month July 2016. These compact sports Series 1 and Series 2 will have a series of special equipment to enhance your appearance both on the outside as on the inside. On the other hand, the united States is expected to reach only the BMW M240i.
Source – BMW
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