The M Performance range BMW will increasingly welcoming more members, the latter already leaked a few days ago and we now know every detail. This is the new BMW X4 M40i a cutting Sportshoe SUV M label which goes to show that a car may also have large sporting accents. Now we just know if the brand M division on a dare in future also with this car.
At first glance may seem a X4 with M package, and do so in a way. Outfits M package that can mount any engine, but adds a few details beyond differentiators M40i name on the back. We talk about details in gray, a color which bathes the new aerodynamic appendages in the front air intakes, mirrors or grill.
Back M Performance with the more restrained and simply install a new equipment leaks , one on each side, in black color that differ from the standard models with two escapes aside. There is a small spoiler on the trunk lid or a striking diffuser. What there is again a 19-inch wheels can be 20 inches and go shod with Michelin Pilot Sport Super Sport.
Inside, as a good M Performance BMW X4 M40i complies with discreet details that make it a sporty eye-catching. The logos M scattered around the cabin as steering wheel, shift knob and door sills, and a table of specific watches is installed. Of course, the client can customize the interior to taste creating different environments.
The interesting thing about this BMW X4 M40i is what lies under the hood, based on the 35i petrol but properly tuned to generate more power and become the most powerful engine in the range. Until now the most powerful was the xDrive35d diesel engine of 313 horsepower.
Thus, the block 6-cylinder, 3.0-liter supercharged now generates an output of 360 hp and maximum torque of 465 Nm present from 1,350 rpm to 5,250 rpm. With these figures the X4, next to a sports automatic transmission 8 relations or the xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive, is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in just 4.9 seconds and reaches a point 250 km / h electronically limited. Not bad for an SUV of more than 1,800 kilos which also approves a average consumption of 8.6 l / 100 km .
M Performance has not been limited to generate more power, but has touched the chassis to create a more sporty and dynamic car. The suspension system has been revised , have been placed stronger stabilizer bars and front have been revised falls. On the other hand, the direction has a new moron and the brakes are more powerful, with larger diameter discs.
Source – BMW
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Article M40i BMW X4, 360 horses for the sportiest X4 was originally published in Current Motor.