Geneva 2018: Live photos of BMW X4 M40d G02 in Flamenco Red

At least among the production vehicles, the new BMW X4 M40d G02 is at the Geneva auto salon in 2018 is probably the most important Premiere with the Munich-based roots. Our Live photos from Geneva, the M Performance model M40d show in vibrant Flamenco Red Metallic. The SUV-coupe X3-base hits to over 200,000 units of the first Generation, the second Chapter in the X4 story, and relies on a very unique Design. The Front will remain very close to the X3, the X4 from the A-pillar is an independent Design philosophy.

In addition to the coupe-like roof line, especially the completely separate design on the back is glow in the eye. In comparison to the predecessor, the new BMW X4 G02 is 8.1 inches longer, provides for 5.4 inches longer in wheelbase and 3.7 inches wide. While the first-mentioned dimensions are all grown, could be lowered to the height of the roof line by 3 mm. As compared to the predecessor, the Position of the plate from the tailgate into the rear apron is moved, the confusion between the two generations practically impossible.

As in the case of BMW usual, the weight is distributed even in the case of the new X4 in a ratio of 50 to 50 between the two axles. Depending on the engine, the empty weight could be reduced despite the larger dimensions of up to 50 kilograms, which together with the further-developed all-wheel drive technology for a noticeably enhanced driving dynamics. xDrive distributes the power for all models, fully variable and preferably the rear axle to provide the driving feel of a particularly high-traction Rear-wheel drive. Comes standard with on-Board Performance Control ensures optimum power distribution between the rear wheels.

As a BMW X4 M40d G02, the SUV-coupe completes the Sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds. Responsible for this standard is in addition to the xDrive all-wheel drive and the series eight-speed automatic from ZF, especially the Biturbo in-line six-cylinder B57, with 326 HP and 680 Newton meters of torque at the Start.

Even stronger and, consequently, even a little faster than the visually identical BMW X4 M40i, which is powered by a 360-HP Otto engine from the production on August. The in-line six-cylinder delivers 360 HP and 500 Newton metres of torque, so the Sprint is achieved on a country road pace, even within 4.8 seconds.

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