BMW enthusiasts in India have reason to celebrate as the luxury carmaker has introduced the highly anticipated first-ever BMW X4 M40i. Additionally, available in limited units reserved solely through the BMW Online Shop. As a Completely Built-Up (CBU) model, the BMW X4 M40i promises to deliver a unique blend of style, performance, and luxury to Indian automotive connoisseurs.
The new BMW X4 M40i is available in two stunning metallic paint options: Brooklyn Grey and Black Sapphire. The vehicle’s interior boasts the epitome of luxury with standard leather Vernasca in Black and Tacora Red. Further, offering a choice that caters to the discerning taste of Indian buyers. Priced at ₹96,20,000 (ex-showroom), the X4 M40i sets new standards for premium sports activity coupes in the Indian market.
A Design That Commands Attention
The first-ever BMW X4 M40i is nothing short of a head-turner. Its distinctive sports activity coupe design is accentuated by the Dark BMW M kidney grille with a chrome frame. Moreover, the double kidney bars in high-gloss black, and the iconic M logo, underlining the car’s athletic prowess. The slim Adaptive LED Headlamps create a focused, aggressive front profile. While the M Shadow Line lights give the headlamps a mysterious dark tint. The high-gloss black finish extends to the window graphics, roof rails, and the BMW kidney grille bars.
Moving to the rear, the X4 M40i features free-form tailpipe trims in black chrome with two signature “teeth,” emphasizing the car’s modern and progressive design. As standard, the X4 M40i comes equipped with 20-inch Jet Black M light alloy wheels, showcasing a double-spoke design with mixed tires for optimum grip. Red-high gloss brake calipers further enhance the aesthetics, emphasizing the car’s sporty and performance-oriented character.
Luxurious Interiors for an Elevated Experience
Step inside the first-ever BMW X4 M40i, and you’ll find an interior that offers a harmonious blend of comfort and functionality within a sporty ambiance. The interior features clearly structured surfaces and an ergonomically designed cockpit. Further, ensuring the driver’s focus remains centered on the intense driving experience. The M interior trim finishers in Carbon Fibre contribute to the exclusive motorsport atmosphere. Driver and front passenger are treated to premium Sports Seats with numerous electrical adjustment options and a memory function. The M Seat belts and exclusive galvanic embellishments on control elements add to the high-quality impression. The electrically operated Panoramic sunroof, coupled with Ambient Lighting featuring six selectable light designs, creates an atmosphere for every mood. A Welcome Light Carpet, projected from the side sill, adds a touch of glamour, and the leather upholstery spells exclusivity.
Power and Performance
Under the hood, the first-ever BMW X4 M40i is powered by a 3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine. Further, producing an impressive 360hp and 500 Nm of torque at 1,900 – 5,000 rpm. This powerhouse accelerates from 0-100 km/hr in just 4.9 seconds and boasts a top speed of 250 km/hr. A 48-volt mild hybrid technology ensures enhanced driving performance, reduced fuel consumption, and increased driving comfort.
The 8-speed Steptronic Automatic transmission ensures smooth and imperceptible gear shifts. Additionally, it collaborates seamlessly with the engine to deliver optimal power and efficiency. For enthusiasts seeking even greater driving pleasure, the 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission is available with steering wheel paddle shifters.
The intelligent all-wheel drive technology, BMW xDrive, closely monitors the driving situation and responds swiftly to ensure maximum traction, agility, and vehicle stability. The standard M Sport differential further enhances traction and cornering by electronically controlling the distribution of power to each wheel. Basically, preventing understeer and oversteer in challenging driving scenarios.
Cutting-Edge Safety and Advanced Technology
In terms of safety, the first-ever BMW X4 M40i is packed with cutting-edge technologies, including six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, side-impact protection, ISOFIX child seat mounting, and an integrated emergency spare wheel beneath the load floor.
Inside the cabin, the modern cockpit concept BMW Live Cockpit Professional includes 3D Navigation, a 12.3-inch digital information display, a 12.3-inch Control Display, and BMW Head-up Display. The BMW Virtual Assistant, BMW Gesture Control, and wireless Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto ensure seamless smartphone integration. The 16 speakers by Harman Kardon Surround Sound System delivers an immersive audio experience.
For added convenience, the X4 M40i offers a range of driver assistance systems. Further, it includes Park Assistant Plus with Surround View Camera, and the Reversing Assistant to facilitate parking in tight spots.
The first-ever BMW X4 M40i sets a new benchmark in the Indian luxury car market. Additionally, with its striking design, powerful performance, and a host of advanced features. The BMW X4 M40i, caters to those seeking a perfect blend of style and performance in a premium sports activity coupe. Further, this limited-edition model is already available for booking exclusively on the BMW Online Shop. Moreover, it’s expected to generate significant interest among automotive enthusiasts in India.