BMW M340i 2019: the first M Performance the G20, with 374 HP

Together with the detailed info on the new 3-series G20 it also has the first info on the new BMW M340i xDrive 2019. The first official to the M Performance automobile, which is equipped 3P celebrates in the summer of 2019 its market launch and to close the last large gap between the strongest AG-model on one side and the M3 on the other side. Thus, the M340i to compete against the Audi S4 and Mercedes-AMG C 43, the play already for some time a similar role in the Portfolio of the A4 and C-class.

The new BMW M340i xDrive replaces the previous 340i, comes with a specific suspension setup and is powered by a straight six-cylinder petrol engine with 3.0 liters of displacement. 374 HP and 500 Newton meters of torque will suffice, according to the announcement, in order to accelerate the sedan in 4.4 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h. An essential part in the all-wheel drive xDrive that is equipped in the case of the M340i with the M sport differential and is also compulsory on Board is the eight-speed automatic from ZF. At least in the standard print of the BMW M340i xDrive is barely slower than the M3 of the previous Generation.

Optical basis of the M Performance model, the M sport package, which is complemented by accents in a contrasting color as usual. On the first photos we see the sedan in Black, which is why the elements in Cerium Grey, are particularly good effect: kidney, side air the front apron, the exterior mirrors, rims, and the trapezoidal inlets-shaped tailpipes are held in the exclusive color. If it is like the new Z4 M40i the opportunity to get the colored elements using an enhanced Shadow Line in Black, it remains to be seen.

In addition to the BMW M340i G20, it is according to our information, a little later, a BMW M340d xDrive with over 300 horsepower in-line six-cylinder Diesel. While the Top Diesel is not yet confirmed officially, the internal decision has been made, to our Knowledge, but for a long time. Visually does not differ M340d from M340i, the performance of the more efficient of the two M Performance Automobiles will, however, be slightly worse.

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