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The 2017 BMW X4 M40i .Top Engine Upgrade

When it comes to the 2017 BMW X4 M40i not a lot of
details are available. However, some enthusiasts and analysts have been able to
get their hands on a few leaked pictures and reports about the car. As per
these leaked documents, the 2017 BMW X4 M40i, would be getting a
high-performance M2 engine under its hood. This has been coupled with a sporty
look and customers hoping to get the best of both worlds, luxury and sport,
would finally have their dreams come true.


What
is so special about the M2?


The M2 is a very powerful and highly performance
based engine. It is capable of delivering 370-hp to the vehicle and for the
2017 BMW X4 M40i that would mean improved performance as compared to its
previous engine. The M2 has been developed by utilizing parts from the M3 and
M4 engines, previously used by BMW. Furthermore, the xDrive system from BMW
will deliver this power to all of the wheels.
Additionally, the automaker has also installed an
“overboost” function with the engine, which can be used to deliver
short-performance bursts. As for the transmission, it is a dual-clutch 7-speed
manual transmission, with an optional 8-speed automatic transmission. With this
upgrade, BMW is hoping that the 2017 BMW X4 M40i would be able to compete
against the Cayman CTS and 911 Carrera.


What
about the looks?
Boasting 20-inch wheels, 245-mm front tires and
275-mm back tires, the 2017 BMW X4 M40i has a very sporty look. This is further
assisted by dual tail-pipes, in chrome, which are equipped with a flap
controlled sport exhaust system. Added to this are the newly designed front and
rear bumpers. On the front, BMW has made use of thin strips of chromium to give
it a more aggressive look.
The insides reflect on a combination of sport and
luxury. The steering wheel is covered with leather and has a 3-spoke design.
Furthermore, the interior trim has been coated with aluminum. However, the
seats have a sportier look than that of a luxury vehicle.


Performance:

Apart from the highly powerful engine and sporty
design, the automaker has also ensured that the car performs under tough
situations. Even the standard models of the 2017 BMW X4 M40i would include
dynamic damper controls for superior control. This is also accompanied by a new
chassis with stronger springs, efficient stabilizers and front axles with
increased camber. Furthermore, the 2017 BMW X4 M40i would also be equipped with
a performance control system, which translates to a neutral self-steering
response and also reduces the vehicles tendency to roll.
Additionally, the vehicle has also been kept
environmentally friendly. As per company reports, the 2017 BMW X4 M40i would
deliver a fuel efficiency of 8.6-liter/100 Km and would limit the CO2 emissions
to 199g/Km.


Update
on Price:

Since the 2017 BMW X4 M40i is expected to hit the
market in late 2016, the automaker’s official website has finally released some
information about the car’s price. So far all that is known is that the car
would be sold at a starting price of 65,000 Euros in Germany.

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