After teasing the controversially designed new 2020 BMW M3 and the 2020 BMW M4 on their social media pages for a couple of days, BMW Malaysia have officially taken the wraps off both cars.
Available for pre-booking on BMW Malaysia’s online showroom, both the M3 and M4 are available exclusively in Competition trims, priced from RM664,800 and RM684,800 respectively.
For the BWM M3 Competition, those who book the car online now (RM5,000 booking fee) will get to enjoy Innovation Package options worth RM75,000, at a special promotional rate of RM58,000.
The same goes for the BMW M4 Competition as well, where customers who book the car can enjoy options worth RM76,000 at RM56,000 only with the Innovation Package.
Both the BMW M3 Competition and M4 Competition are powered by the same 3.0-litre twin turbo engine producing 510 PS and 650 Nm of torque, sent exclusively to the rear wheels via an 8-speed M Steptronic automatic gearbox. In case you’re wondering how fast the cars are, they can do the century sprint in just 3.9 seconds.
In standard guise, exterior features include LED headlights and taillights, high-gloss black coloured front grille, bumper trim, side mirrors, and rear spoiler, black chrome exhausts, as well as 19-inch wheels in front and 20-inch wheels at the rear.
Inside, both cars come with BMW Individual Anthracite Headliner, Merino Leather upholstery, M Leather steering wheel, M-specific pedals, ambient lighting, as well as M Sport seats with illuminated model inscription among others.
The list of standard equipment includes Adaptive M suspension, M Sport differential, M drive, Shifting Point Display, Cruise Control with braking, automatic air conditioning with 3-zone control, electrically adjustable seats with memory function, BMW Live Cockpit Pro 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, a 10.25-inch touch screen infotainment display, Comfort Access, and more.
Those who opt for the Innovation Package get extra goodies that are listed below:
19/20-inch M forged double-spoke wheels
BMW Connected Package Professional
BMW Head-up Display
BMW Individual Piano Black interior trim finish
Driving Assistant with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning, Front Collision Warning, Rear Collision Prevention
Galvanic Embellisher for Controls
Harman Kardon audio system
M seat belts
Parking Assistant and Reverse Assistant
Tyre Pressure Indicator
That being said, the new BMW M3 Competition and M4 Competition are offered here in seven exterior colour options – Sao Paulo Yellow, Isle of Man Green, Alpine White, Brooklyn Grey Metallic, Toronto Red, Portimao Blue and Black Sapphire.
To recap, both the incoming new models are available for pre-booking on the BMW Shop Online platform from now until 31st December 2020 at RM5,000 each. The BMW Innovation Package will also be available as an option for both new models to offer prospective owners a Premium Ownership Experience that is truly their own.
Prospective owners are also entitled to special pricing and offerings for the All-New BMW M3 Competition and the All-New BMW M4 Competition Coupé – including being the first few customers to receive their vehicles in 2021.
Estimated pricing for the new models (on the road, without insurance) are:
The All-New BMW M3 Competition – RM 664,800
M3 Competition with Innovation Package – RM 722,800
The All-New BMW M4 Competition Coupé – RM 684,800
M4 Competition with Innovation Package – RM 740,800
BMW Malaysia today introduced the New BMW M340i xDrive – Malaysia’s first locally assembled M Performance Vehicle.
The New BMW M340i xDrive arrives with the M Aerodynamics Package, BMW Laser Light with high beam assistant, and the BMW Individual High-gloss Shadowline trim.
Cerium Grey metallic finish is featured on exterior elements such as the left and right air inlet in the front bumper, the BMW ornamental kidney grille and its surround, along with the exterior mirror caps.
The vehicle also features 19-inch M Light Alloy Wheels in Double Spoke style 792 M Bicolour, with runflat tyres as standard.
The M Sport brake with blue-painted brake callipers featuring the ‘M’ designation is also fitted to the vehicle. In the rear, the New BMW M340i xDrive is fitted with trapezoidal dual-exhaust tailpipe finishers, as well as an M rear spoiler for a sportier appeal.
Powering the new BMW M340i xDrive is BMW’s TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder petrol engine capable of 387 hp and 500 Nm of torque, and can make the century sprint in just 4.4 seconds.
The top speed for the New BMW M340i xDrive is 250km/h. The combined fuel consumption records 7.7 litres per 100km of travel, with 177g of carbon emissions per kilometre of travel.
Power is transmitted via an eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission that offers incredibly sporty gear changes – whether in automatic or manual mode. In SPORT mode and with the gear lever in the left-hand S/M position, the gear shifts are configured for the best performance.
The New BMW M340i xDrive is equipped with specially-tuned suspension, featuring the 10mm-lowered Adaptive M suspension that can be electrically adjusted at any time to suit the road and driving conditions.
To ensure impressive stopping power, the new sedan is fitted with M Sport brakes – four-piston fixed callipers at the front and single-piston floating callipers at the rear in blue with the ‘M’ designation. Large brake discs are also fitted to the new sedan to ensure an outstanding braking performance.
Additionally, the intelligent all-wheel drive system BMW xDrive has a sporting rear-wheel bias, while modified power steering provides noticeably more direct feedback. The New BMW M340i xDrive also arrives with the M Sport differential that optimises traction and driving stability when taking bends at high speeds or accelerating out of a bend, changing lanes or on different road surfaces.
The cockpit of the New BMW M340i xDrive impresses with an M-specific design that maintains the sporty driving appeal of the exterior within. Standard equipment includes sports seats for the driver and front passenger upholstered in Leather Vernasca, an M leather steering wheel, front door sill finisher with illumination, and a BMW Individual headliner in Anthracite.
M-specific pedals, M-specific floor mats, and interior trim finisher in Aluminium Tetragon with highlight trim finisher in Pearl Chrome also equip the new sedan.
The welcome light carpet and the ambient light with 11 predefined lighting designs further enhance the interior design language of the vehicle, while automatic three-zone air-conditioning provides driving comfort.
Additionally, comfort is also offered to owners of the New BMW M340i xDrive via the Comfort Access system with contactless opening of the tailgate. Driving entertainment is provided via the 16-Speaker Harman Kardon Surround Sound System.
Highlights of the New BMW M340i xDrive include the BMW Live Cockpit Professional with a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument display, and the BMW Navigation System Professional with a 10.25-inch touchscreen display. Also available as standard to the new sedan is the Head Up Display feature and the stunning electric glass roof addition.
Complete with the Driving Assistant and Parking Assistant, the New BMW M340i xDrive ensures peace-of-mind when on the road. The Driving Assistant includes Lane Change Warning, Crossing Traffic Warning at the rear, Rear Collision Warning, and Speed Limit Assist. It also includes Lane Departure Warning with active steering intervention, as well as the Forward Collision Warning with brake intervention function. The Parking Assistant and rear-view camera are also available as standard to the new sedan.
The New BMW M340i xDrive is available in Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Sunset Orange, and Portimao Blue. The interior will feature Leather Vernasca upholstery in Black or Cognac, with black décor stitching.
The New BMW M340i xDrive will be available at selected authorised BMW dealerships nationwide starting 24th October 2020. Customers can also book the New BMW M340i xDrive for RM1,000.
With the Balloon Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the new M340i xDrivecan be owned with a monthly instalment plan starting from RM 4,468.00 (based on estimates of an 80% loan on a five-year tenure).
Owners of the new M340i xDrivewill also receive the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes:
BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme
BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline
The BMW Group Loyalty+ Mobile App – BMW Privileges Card
BMW Service Online
The retail pricing (on the road, without insurance) with Sales Tax Exemption for the New BMW M340i xDrive is RM 402,354.13