The new 2016 BMW X4 M40i is the latest addition to BMW’s M series of sports sedans and SUVs. Featuring an upgraded engine, suspension and interior, the 2016 BMW X4 M40i offers the highest levels of performance for the enthusiast driver.
Its exterior trim such as the side mirrors and grille receive a unique metallic grey color that identifies the M40i from lesser X4 models. Standard 19 inch Michelin tires come standard on alloy sport wheels that nicely fill in the wheel wells. Optional 20 inch wheels can be ordered for an even more sporty and upscale appearance.
7 exterior colours are offered on the 2016 BMW X4 M40i along with several different interior and upholstery options.
The interior boasts comfortable and supportive sport seats that give the driver a better sense of control in extreme maneuvers. BMW’s ConnectedDrive system allows the driver to visualize information better about the vehicle and its surroundings. An optional navigation system and heads up display are offered as well.
The latest safety and technology features can be ordered in this model as well. Features like active cruise control, lane departure warning and a collision warning system are offered.
Power comes from a new M performance3.0 litre six cylinder engine with twin turbochargers. With 360 hp on tap, the 2016 BMW X4 M40i can make the 0 to 100 km/h dash in just under 5 seconds and can carry the vehicle on to a top speed of 250 km/h. Dual exhausts finish off the performance setup.
This power plant is fitted with both auto stop and regenerative braking in order to maximize fuel economy.
Shifting gears is taken care of by an 8 speed Steptronic transmission. This automatic transmission is tuned to offer the optimal gear shift changes in order to obtain the most performance possible. Steering wheel mounted paddle shifters allow the driver an even more sporty experience by allowing them to select the gear changes themselves.
The 2016 BMW X4 M40i is fitted with the latest BMW xDdrive four wheel drive system with Performance Control as standard equipment. This system automatically controls the distribution of torque between wheels increasing traction and and handling characteristics.
The suspension has been set to deliver sports car like handling. This is achieved by the use of stiffer springs and and increased stabilzer bars that limit roll. Increased camber in the front axles aids in sharper steering and better road feel. The BMW X4 M40i also benefits from a M package only variable power steering unit that provides a sporty feel with the utmost in feedback. Upgraded front and rear brakes offer outstanding stopping performance.
The X40i features BMW’s emergency call system that allows for direct contact in case of an emergency situation. This system provides the location and seriousness of the event directly to the call center to aid in an appropriate response.
Other standard features found on the 2016 BMW X4 M40i include rear LED tailights, leather M steering wheel, xenon headlights and fog lights.