Published on October 11th, 2022 | by Subhash Nair


RM1.4M BMW XM Open For Pre-Booking In Malaysia

The first-ever BMW XM is now open for pre-booking in Malaysia in limited quantities.

BMW Malaysia are opening online pre-booking for the BMW XM, the first BMW M with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The BMW XM will go into production in December 2022 at the American plant in Spartanburg.

Besides being one of the most garish looking models in recent memory, the BMW XM is also being presented as the first independently-developed BMW M product since the M1.

As standard, the SUV will feature the M Aerodynamics Package, M High-Gloss Shadow Line, Adaptive LED headlights with High-beam Assistant, illuminated kidney grille contours, 23″ rims, carbon fibre interior trim, a 12.3″ + 14.9″ BMW Curved Display, an M Leather steering wheel, M seat belts, M Multifunctional seats, Vintage Coffee Brown leather for door panels, active seat ventilation, 4-zone automatic air conditioning, massage function for front seats, ambient light, BMW Iconic Sounds Electric, and a Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System

bmw xm front

The BMW XM is a huge vehicle that measures 5,100mm in length, 2,005 mm in width and 1,755 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 3,105 mm. Bootspace is expandable from 527L to 1,820L.

The powertrain is capable of 653hp and 800Nm of torque thanks to a combination of a 4.4L M TwinPower Turbo V8 and an electric motor. Power is sent to all four wheels via an 8-speed Steptronic Sport automatic. 0-100km/h takes just 4.3 seconds and the top speed is 270km/h. On pure electric power, the BMW XM can travel up to 140km/h. The XM has an electric range of 88km. Oddly, AC charging is limited to just 7.4kW.

BMW M xDrive features various 4WD settings for differing surfaces and conditions. Other features include an M Sport differential, Adaptive M Suspension Professional, electronically controlled dampers, Active Roll Stabilisation, Integral Active Steering and M Sport brakes in high-gloss black.

The BMW XM will be available in the following exterior colours:

  • Cape York Green Metallic
  • Carbon Black
  • Marina Bay Blue
  • Toronto Red
  • Mineral White
  • Black Sapphire
  • Dravite Grey

Interior upholstery includes:

  • Leather Merino Deep Lagoon
  • Leather Merino Silverstone
  • Leather Merino Black
  • Leather Merino Sakhir Orange

With a 5-year warranty and service package, the BMW XM will be priced at RM1,400,000 in Peninsular Malaysia or RM820,000 in Langkawi.

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