All-New 2016 BMW X4 M40i Unveiled

Love the BMW X4? Want more from the X4? The automaker has upped the ante with the new 2016 BMW X4 M40i.

Attempting to poise itself as a competitor to the Jaguar F-PACE, BMW is placing the X4 M40i in the Sports Activity Coupe segment.

Highlights of the 2016 X4 M40i include:

  • Exclusive Ferric Gray metallic accents on the front of the vehicle and side mirrors
  • Exclusive 20-inch M light-alloy double-spoke wheels with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires
  • Sport exhaust system with valve control and Black Chrome tailpipes on both sides
  • M leather wrapped steering wheel, M gear shift lever, sport seats, model-specific door sills and “X4 M40i” digital lettering on the instrument cluster
  • A newly developed M Performance TwinPower Turbo inline 6 cylinder gasoline engine giving the M40i a 0-60 mph time of 4.7 seconds
  • 8-speed STEPTRONIC sports transmission
  • BMW xDrive all-wheel drive
  • 19-inch double-spoke light-alloy wheels
  • Intelligent Emergency Call as standard equipment
  • BMW ConnectedDrive options

Technical specifications:

X4 M40i
Engine type N55B30T0
Transmission type automatic
Seats 5
Number of Doors 5
Vehicle length inch
Vehicle width inch 74.8
Width including mirrors inch 82.2
Vehicle height inch 63.9
Wheelbase inch 110.6
Overhang front inch 34.5
Rear overhang inch 39.4
Ground clearance inch 8
Turning circle ft 39
Legroom front inch 40.4
Legroom 2nd row inch 34.8
Shoulder room front inch 57.2
Shoulder room rear inch 56
Headroom front inch 40
Maximum headroom 2nd row inch 37.4
Headroom front with Sunroof inch 39.3
Maximum headroom 2st row with sunroof inch 37.3
Front Seat Volume ft³ 53.4
Rear Seat Volume ft³ 42.2
Luggage vol. (EPA) – only for homologation ft³ 17.7
Press Trunk volume (SAE) ft³ 17,7-49,4
Ramp angle ° 16.5
climbing ability starting % 32
US Tank capacity gal 17.7
rear Weight distribution (empty car) % 48.5
US Curb weight lbs 4235
X4 M40i
US Gross vehicle weight lbs 5260
US Payload lbs 910
US Axle load limit of the front lbs 2540
US Axle load limit of the rear lbs 2900
Engine type N55B30T0
Cylinders 6
Valves per cylinder 4
Stroke mm 89.6
Bore mm 84
Displacement cm³ 2979
Compression ratio :1 10.2
Engine power [HP] HP 355
at rpm 1/min 5800-6000
Engine torque lb-ft 343
Fuel type gasoline
Recommended fuel Octane AKI 93
Transmission designation 8HP45
Transmission type Automatic Transmission
Gear ratios
1st gear 4.714
2nd 3.143
3rd 2.106
4th 1.667
5th 1.285
6th 1
7th 0.839
8th 0.667
Reverse gear 3.295
Final drive ratio 3.385
X4 M40i
Power-steering EPS
Steering transmission, overall :1 16.4
Front tires 245/45 R19 102V XL AS
Front rims 8,5J x 19 LM
Rear tires 275/40 R19 102V XL AS
Rear rims 8,5J x 19 LM
Track front [mm] mm 1610
Width of the Rear track [mm] mm 1621
Top speed mph 130
top speed [mph] mph
top speed opt (mph) mph 150
0-60 mph s 4.7
Emission classification (type-certified) ULEV II
Battery Capacity (low voltage) Ah 105
System voltage (low voltage) V 12
Cx 0.36

The new BMW X4 M40i will be available at dealers starting February 2016.

image courtesy of BMW

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