An exciting M performance Edition of the BMW X4 is to be released as the 2016 year model. This model will acquire the name X4 M40i. It is expected to generate an increase of about 60 horsepower, courtesy of the M branded S55 power train, its enhanced suspension, brakes and the styling tweaks. The 2016 BMW X4 M40i performance upgrade will increase its already sporty driving experience to an even higher level. This model will be a trendy four door coupe` also known as Sports Activity Coupe. Its development has already begun and even the first prototype has been spotted performing a road test.
2016 BMW X4 M40i: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The designer has not revealed much information about this compact luxury crossover, but BMW enthusiasts are confident that the M40i will come with aggressive look as has been speculated. It is rumored to come with two sets of exhaust pipes at each of its rear ends. The sovereign character of the BMW X4 is evident as soon an individual comes across it. Its striking front is characterized by a firm stand, a strong kidney grille and large air inlets. There are integrated double-round headlights with full LED technology as an option. This model comes with sporty bumpers, exceptionally muscular wheel arches and wide shoulder line that further emphasize the X genes of this sports activity coupé. By looking at it from the side, one notices the vibrant contours of its roof line and the distinctive two-part crease line that extends to its front. At its rear, the strongly sculptured bumpers and LED lights categorically round off 2016 BMW X4 M40i proportions.
Inside, its elevated seat position is a perfect observation of the fashionable, unmistakably designed interior. On its standard version, it features a leather steering wheel and the sporty-shaped gear selector lever. It also comes with a large control display panel. Additionally, the 2016 BMW X4 M40i is quite spacious. Despite the fact that its rear seats give the impression of it being a two seat, this new auto has enough rear room to accommodate three passengers, with plenty of head and leg room to spare.
The vast range of body colors in the 2016 BMW X4 M40i are an ideal accompaniment to its extroverted look. Some of its colors like Deep Sea Blue metallic and Melbourne Red metallic are real attention-grabbers. Inside the 2016 BMW X4 M40i, the designers have combined top of the range materials with expressive colors. This model will also offer numerous innovative features which include ConnectedDrive Services, High quality music entertainment, Concierge Services, BMW Car Hotspot LTE, Real Time Traffic Information and Bluetooth Connectivity among others.
2016 BMW X4 M40i: Engine and Fuel Economy
Its power is expected to be derived from a turbocharged straight-6 engine. 2016 BMW X4 M40i is also likely to utilize the all new M2’s S55 inline-6 which also powers BMW’s other models such as the M3 and M4. If this happens, the S55 in the 2016 BMW X4 M40i is expected to get varied power ratings. In terms of transmission, this model will come with 8 speed steptronic transmission that will set a new benchmark in regard to its performance. This increment will facilitate optimum power distribution and also help in reducing fuel consumption and decrease engine noise.
2016 BMW X4 M40i: Price and Release Date
The German manufacturer has stated that this 2016 BMW X4 M40i will premiere during the international Frankfurt Auto Show in 2015. Its official price will be $ 55 000 for the base model, meaning that it will increase by about $ 10 000 over the current version.