While there are several rumors about new crossover, it appears like German carmaker is making surprise within this segment. As we could notice on the streets, new vehicle is being tested, and leaked info stated that is 2017 BMW X4 M40i. This is going to be performance boosted SUV, which may very well be released first in US. On the other hand, there are no confirmed information about this vehicle, but rumors are louder just about every day.
2017 BMW X4 M40i Styling
Visual appearance of the 2017 BMW X4 M40i is just about the similar as for its relative. Each X4 and X4 M40i have M Sport packages, so wheels and bumpers are the very same. Inside, there is steering wheel borrowed from 3-series M-unit. Some of the highlights of this model are 19-inch wheels, mirror caps and twin-exhaust layout. Also, there is a silver front bumper, with feasible satin cover. In the cabin, steering wheel is multifunctional. It is covered with black leather. Shift lever, sill plates and control panel are revisited and refreshed, while M40i model also gets sport seats.
2017 BMW X4 M40i Engine
Inside the 2017 BMW X4 M40i crossover 3.0-l turbo six unit might be found. So far this is the only information we have. This drivetrain can deliver around 355 hp and 343 lb-ft of torque. Powertrain is paired with 8-speed gearbox which sends power to all four wheels. For this performance-tuned SUV, off-road capabilities are drastically weakened. It is because of the lowered suspension, although low-profile tires do not assist its increase either. With these engine and transmission, new crossover will sprint to 60 mph in just 5 seconds, even though there is a announcement that prime speed might be blocked at 155 mph.
2017 BMW X4 M40i Release Date
In accordance with leaked information, new 2017 BMW X4 M40i could arrive quite quickly. If our source is ideal, this vehicle may have a premiere in Los Angeles, at the Car show within this town, later this year. Nevertheless, since there is many perform to be carried out on this model, we will not see it at dealerships before 2016, in all probability closer to mid-year. Cost is nevertheless unknown for performance-tuned SUV.