2016 BMW X4 M40i is the Leader for Power Stuff in the Segment


Last week the official photos of 2016 BMW X4 M40i was leaked. Shortly after, the German automaker released its official photos of the high-performance crossover. This is the first M model for the X4. And basically, it is a reconfigure version of X4 xDrive35’s engine and chassis to give more speed and and improved dynamic driving.


Under the hood, BMW’e engineers put 3.0 liter 6-cylinder inline with turbocharged producing 355 hp at 6,000 rpm and 465 Nm of torque. According to BMW, the high-performance crossover is the most powerful in its class. The luxury crossover can reach 100 km/h from zero in 4.7 seconds. And maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. The gearbox is 8-speed automatic transmission with steering paddle-shift.


Among other upgrades made to the 3.0L mill is a new forged steel crankshaft, pistons with a modified top ring, different crankshaft bearings, high performance spark plugs, a higher level of turbo boost pressure and an increase in the amount of fuel injected, separate oil cooler, an “aerodynamically tuned air intake manifold” and a new exhaust system.


2016 BMW X4 M40i will go on sale in February 2016 in the US. And the company offers 7 color options, including the exclusive Long Beach Blue that is only offered in M version. In addition, BMW offers six choices of Nevada leather of upholstery colors and 4 trim accents.

Text: Andhika Pradityo

Photos: BMW


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