After the pre-sale period began in June, the BMW M340i xDrive now goes on sale as normal at dealerships across Brazil, alongside the BMW M440i Coupe. More expensive versions of the regular line Series 3 I Series 4 They serve as a stepping stone for those who want a sedan or coupe with more sportiness, but aren’t ready to move to the M3 or M4.
The main difference between the BMW M340i xDrive is the 3.0 TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder in-line engine with 387 hp power and 50.9 kgfm of torque (by then the most powerful was the 3 Series 330i with 2.0 Turbo 258 hp), 0 to 100 km/h It catches the speed in just 4.4 seconds. It is available for R$ R$ 542,950.
The sporty BMW M440i Coupe is available for R$575,950 and also uses the 3.0 TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder in-line engine that produces 387 hp of power and 50.9 kgfm of torque, which accelerates to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds reaches. Both reach 5,000 rpm with a top speed of 250 km/h.
Model highlights include the M Sport differential, a differentiated aerodynamic package and M Sport suspension (including variable sport steering and M Sport brakes), sports seats with electrical and memory adjustments, and an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission.
Among the model-specific standard features on the BMW M340i xDrive, the main new feature is the Drive Recorder functionality, capable of capturing 360° video from around the vehicle via four cameras, and the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant System (Intelligent Personal Assistant), Capable of performing multiple functions in the vehicle or interpreting the operation of equipment being activated by voice commands.
As far as the BMW M440i is concerned, the difference lies in its more refined finish and design, especially in the vertical front grille, which according to the brand highlights BMW’s new visual identity. The coupe gets spring calibration, lower suspension (15 mm with sturdier dampers and suspension bushings), electronically controlled M Sport differential, differentiated aerodynamic set, among other points.