2016 BMW X4 M40i review, specs, release date

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This car producer from Germany is making this car since 2014 in USA. New second edition of X4 is coming under the name 2016 BMW X4 M40i and it will be produced in above mentioned production facility that is placed in South Carolina. Just one year after its introduction we are going to see new edition for this lineup which will not suffer any radical changes but it will be a bit different than its predecessor. Design will be improved as well as the powertrain compartment so we expect this will reflect on this car’s price. Biggest market competitors for this car are Porsche Macan and Audi SQ5. This crossover is mainly focused on performance and you can see that just by the characteristic and features of this car.

2016 BMW-X4-M40i review and design

2016 BMW X4 M40i Engine and Specs

Powertrain for this car suffered some changes. Instead of the old 300 horsepower engine this new 2016 X4 M40i now comes with 3.0 liter V6 engine that is able to produce 370 something horsepower. This engine comes from M division’s S55 and it can produce almost 80 horsepower more than the previous one which is ¼ increase in strength. Besides that, this model gets stronger brakes and tuned suspension and other things that will boost its performance a lot. It is able of accelerating from 0-62 mph in 5.8 seconds and it can top at 155 mph for its maximum speed. Standard version comes with 6 speed manual transmission but you can get an 8 speed automatic transmission if you do not like manual shifters. Curb Weight of X4 M40i will be 4,130 lbs.

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2016 BMW X4 M40i Design

This car will have a modern design that is improved when compared to the previous model. Its front grille is a bit redesigned but it remains similar to other BMW editions. Difference between two models is also visible on the bumpers that suffered some changes. Besides that, this cars front and rear look resemble and look alike to other models coming from this manufacturer. On the inside we expect some changes mostly visible in performance friendly materials such as carbon fiber and aluminum. Materials such as wood and leather will be used for the interior and that will give a final touch to this car’s design. Dashboard is designed in correlation with BMW’s next-gen view and it will not feature popping touchscreen display and instead buyers can expect that dash-mounted display and touch controller should do the work. This car will be very luxurious and it will have a lot of features in its base version. However, for the ones with deeper pocket there are heated and vented seats as well as the rear seat tablet entertainment system and premium audio system to be ordered optionally.

2016-BMW-X4-M40i price

2016 BMW X4 M40i Release date and Price

This car will be released on the market somewhere towards the end of 2015, a few months after 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The price is not known but speculations say it will be around $55.000 which is a $10.000 increase in comparison to previous model.

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