Published on July 10th, 2017 | by Subhash Nair0
BMW Malaysia Has the New 420i, 430i and M4 in Showrooms
Last week, BMW Group Malaysia introduced new variants of the BMW 4 Series Coupé as well as the New BMW M4 Coupé – new model lines with upgrades in appearance, performance, interior offering and added technology for connectivity.
The retail price for the New BMW 4 Series Coupé and the New BMW M4 Coupé:
The New BMW 420i Coupé Sport RM 338, 800.00
The New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport RM 408, 800.00
The New BMW M4 Coupé RM 760, 800.00
The New BMW 4 Series
The New BMW 4 Series Coupé emerges more dynamic and more prominent with presence with a newly designed front and rear section. Apart from modified air inlets in the front, the sporty coupé pierces the darkness at night with new bi-LED headlights in place of xenon units found on its predecessor.
At the rear, the New BMW 4 Series accentuates its pronounced appearance with a new rear apron, twin exhaust tailpipes with larger diameter and newly designed all-LED tailights – no longer appearing as individual light bars but a seamless beam. Other introductions include new 19-inch light alloy rims and the newest exterior colour of Snapper Rocks Blue colour as an option for the BMW 420i Coupé Sport.
The New BMW 4 Series also raises the bar in superior performance with an enhanced suspension system – made stiffer for better dynamism while adapting damper settings to retain ride comfort.
The BMW 420i Coupé Sport features a standard suspension set up while the BMW 430i Coupé M Sport now offers the addition of Adaptive M Suspension for a more dynamic ride which can be accessed with a more sporty suspension set up via the Driving Experience Control.
Coupled with increased steering precision consequent of advanced fine-tuning of the chassis, superb handling is resulted where body roll is reduced, driving characteristics are maintained even when approaching the car’s limits, and elevated directional stability – all realised without compromising the ride comfort known in its predecessor.
In addition to an ergonomic cockpit inside the cars, a refined interior evokes sophistication with new ambient lighting, new chrome appliqué trims bedecking the audio and air conditioning systems as well as a new and sturdy sports steering wheel comprising of a special soft foam material wrapped with Nora leather a standard offering.
Embodying the latest breakthroughs in the display units in new BMW vehicles, the New BMW 430i M Coupé Sport also features the latest-generation (ID6) user interface with six tile icons arranged on two screen pages on the 8.8-inch display. The interface also enables touch screen functionality, making the New BMW 4 Series the only car in its segment have such an offering.
In terms of engines offering, the New BMW 4 Series offers four-cylinder engines that are part of the current BMW EfficientDynamics family and excels with immediate throttle response and high power output as well as superior fuel efficiency. The New BMW 420i Coupé Sport offers 184hp with 270Nm Torque delivery at full acceleration, making the 0-100KM sprint in 7.5 seconds. The BMW 430i Coupé M Sport offers a 252hp powerplant capable of developing 350Nm of Torque to make acceleration from 0 to 100KM in 5.8 seconds.
Both the new models are also equipped with BMW Connected services including Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices and Remote Services via the BMW Connected App. The BMW Concierge Services capability is only available on the BMW 430i Coupé M Sport.
In terms of exterior colour offering, the New BMW 420i Coupé Sport offers a new colour offering of Snapper Rocks Blue, Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Glacier Silver and Melbourne Red. The New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport, meanwhile, arrives in Estoril Blue, Alpine White, Black Sapphire and Melbourne Red. Both the new cars offer interior colour offerings of Leather Dakota Black with Highlight Oyster Black Sports Seats.
The New BMW M4 Coupé
An uncompromising high performer, the New BMW M4 Coupé continues personifying the perfect fusion of racetrack power and capability with daily practicality. Offering sharpened aesthetics, an upgraded interior, extended functions, and the latest technology.
Now edgier in its appearance courtesy of new BMW Adaptive Full-LED headlights and tailights as standard, the New BMW M4 Coupé also conveys its distinctive M nature with M specific exterior mirrors, distinctive M gills and the BMW M Double Tailpipe. Optimum performance is embedded aesthetically in the form of a BMW Carbon Roof and a Powerdome – both of which contributes to a lightweight construction concept.
Inside, redesigned and illuminated statement M emblems embellishes the front of the M Sport seats featuring width-adjustable side bolsters for perfect lateral support where the upright seats also apertures for effective ventilation on the racetrack. Aside from an M leather steering wheel with M Drive buttons, interior trim finishes in carbon fibre and premium chrome appliqué communicates a sense of confidence synonymous to the sports car.
The New BMW M4 Coupé continues to be unequivocally potent with a 3.0 litre M TwinPower Turbo in-line six-cylinder engine capable of up to 7,300 rpm and a peak torque of 550 Nm from 1,850 – 5,500 rpm. The high-revving character of the engine guarantees an instantaneous response even at the slightest touch of the accelerator.
Other highlights contributing to the specific motorsports nature of the car include a high performance cooling system where the performance temperature of the car is balanced with the main cooling system working in combination with an electric water pump to ensure a very consistent temperature balance of the engine, much like racing cars. Additionally, the consistency of the oil supply to the engine is maintained by a weight-optimised magnesium oil pan which limits the movement of the oil under strong dynamic lateral acceleration to ensure oil is supplied continuously to all the engine components, ensuring high performance capabilities of the car.
The New BMW M4 Coupé offers exterior colour offerings which include Sakhir Orange, Austin Yellow and Yas Marina Blue. Interior and seat colour offering include Leather ‘Merino’ with extended contents Black with Black M Sports Seats.