Bavarian car manufacturer has announced that it will present the 2016 BMW X4 M40i model at 2016 NAIAS in Detroit. Thus, X4 SAC (Sports Activity Coupe) model will get its own version with M Performance package. Date of delivering the first units to customers, was not disclosed. However, it is anticipated that this will be no later than the spring of 2016. Extending the offer will attract customers who want high performance and sporty when driving their vehicle.
Had earlier appeared information about the BMW X4 M model. There was no reliable information on the name of the new model and its specification. It is known that it will bear the mark M and will dispose of about 350 to 370 horsepower. Meanwhile, the test specimen future 2016 BMW X4 M40i was recorded during testing at the track at the Nürburgring. So the news of the arrival of the new model in the range X4 confirmed.
2016 BMW X4 M40i Design and Specs
Unlike standard X4 model the 2016 BMW X4 M will get a different, more sporty design. The vehicle is characterized by aggressive front design. This implies a different design of radiator grille, and improved bumpers. There is also an indispensable aero body kit, a sport tuned suspension and sport exhaust system with dual tailpipes. Also, it is expected the strong brakes and a sports shock absorbers. The 2016 BMW X4 M40i will get a sports-oriented interior. It will adorn sports seats (according to some announcements seats will be upholstered in leather), sports steering wheel, gear knob, pedals and a large number of decorative details. Gross vehicle weight is about 1,820 kg.
Under the hood X4 M will be available six-cylinder 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo engine. In combination with the renowned eight-speed automatic transmission and 4×4 drive, the engine develops 350 horsepower. The company announces that the 2016 BMW X4 M40i will have an extraordinary acceleration. The vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h, will arrive in about 5 seconds. The maximum vehicle speed will be electronically limited to 250 km/h.