BMW has given us a sneak peak of the 2017 BMW X4 M40i before the schedule release at the Los Angeles Motor Show this year. The more the company tries to hide what they have in store for their customers in terms of the vehicle designs and features.
2017 BMW X4 M40i – Fresh New Look
The interior of the new 2017 BMW X4 M40i features the M-specific three spoke steering wheel. The entire cab of the vehicle is upholstered with black leather giving the space a very luxurious and refined appearance. It is fitted with sport passenger seats to enhance the comfort offered to all passengers. There has also been an upgrade on the instrument cluster equipped in this vehicle. The 2017 BMW X4 M40i also have an M shift lever with new sill plates.
The exterior of the vehicle has less of the aggressive look when compared to its other siblings. It still has an aggressive look but not as aggressive and this is thanks to the new front bumper. The bumper is accented by the thin chrome strips of trims. The rear bumper is redesigned and there are two round exhaust tips. There are four air dams in the deep front bumper, side skirts, M badges sprinkled over the vehicle and it sits on 19 inches alloy wheels. The wheels are equipped with tires that are low profile. This vehicle has very similar qualities and appearance of the M35i and might be very difficult to tell the difference between the two vehicles even to the trained eyes.
2017 BMW X4 M40i – Powerful Engine and Performance
Beneath the hood of the 2017 BMW X4 M40i sits what some may call, the most important upgrade that BMW as implemented in the designs of the vehicle. This is a 3.0 liter turbocharged straight six engine. This engine system is capable of producing 300 horsepower and a torque of 300 pounds per feet. Full and exacts details about the engine system available for this vehicle are not yet available. The engine system is mated with an eight speed automatic transmission. This combination boosts the quickness of the vehicle to a half a second faster than the previous 35i. The power of this system is sent to BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system that now comes standard. The lowered suspension system and the low profile tires significantly reduces the off-road ability and usability of the vehicle.
2017 BMW X4 M40i – Release Date and Price
The vehicle is schedule to be released by early next year and will make the showrooms by the time the 2017 models will make the showrooms themselves. There have been no official releases on the price range o that the vehicle will be released for but speculations are that the vehicle will be priced similar to it sibling vehicles of a similar model and class. The 2017 BMW X4 M40i is a dynamic vehicle designed to offer the best in comfort in both off-road and on experiences. The features equipped in the vehicle significantly affect the price range of the vehicle but the cost is will be reasonable and justified. This is a vehicle that one would be proud to own and even more so to drive.