Models of the mid-size SUV are offered with a hotter variant of the race and offer a new twin turbo-six engine. They are also quite fast.
BMW M GmbH has revealed the first of its kind X3 M and X4 M, full of more powerful competition variants before the arrival of Australia during the the second half of 2019,
First, power. Twins X3 M and X4 M have a double turbo-six under the hood that makes it 353kW and 600NmJumping the M race – that's right, there's a competition – it increases that power to huge 375kW, Trainspotters will notice that the AMG GLC 63 S also makes 375kW. Hmmmm.
According to M, the engine is a new device. It has a forged crankshaft, along with a cylindrical head produced in part with 3D printing. Both turbochargers are single spiral units, each supplying its own bank of cylinders. It is connected to an eight-speed automatic, which in turn supplies all four wheels.
Peak power comes at 6250 rpm and holds up to the red line at 7,200 revolutions per minute while peak torque is only 2600 rpm. As a result, the X3 M will reach exactly 100 km / h 4.2 seconds with standard output power and 4.1 seconds with the competition package.
Although all-wheel drive, BMW is struggling to highlight the fact that X3 and X4 M do not work with a conventional 50/50 system. Instead, they run with an M xDrive tuning from the M5, though without the possibility of completely dividing the front axle.
The center differential switches the power between the front and rear axles while there is an active M differential hand which better distributes the power between the rear wheels. BMW reports that the cars will run with "controlled slopes" and will show "particularly playful behavior" when entering the 4WD Sport mode while offering grip bags when the driver does not feel particularly adventurous.
Regardless of whether you are on the racetrack, the X3 M and X4 M will ride on adaptive shock absorbers with three settings. Suspension is specific to M-models as well as electric suspension. According to the topic, there are bigger brakes than you can get on the M40i.
Beyond all mechanical things, M's engineers are quite muted at the styling front. There is a more aggressive bumper in front, with open air intakes and a larger reception under the kidney grille.
The side sills are elongated, the rear diffuser is more aggressive, and the exhaust pipes are replaced with quadruple but there are actually not so many things to separate the M models from their more fraternal brothers – especially in the case of unrivaled variants. ,
Speaking of the race, he gets shaded exterior elements and sturdier 21-inch alloy wheels to replace the chrome light of the base model. An additional carbon package will be proposed from August 2019 in Europe, adding parts made from lightweight fabric to the front end, air knives, diffusers and mirror caps.
Behind the wheel, drivers face a M steering wheel that is equipped with the same M1 and M2 that are available on the M5. There are more rational bucket seats than standard, as well as the usual combination of M add-ons such as the red start button, the M-stick and a special character.
BMW's full range of semi-autonomous safety features will be offered, including stop / stop cruise control, stand-alone emergency braking, rear seat back-up warning, sailboat support and toll-warning.
BMW expects the X3 and X4 M to arrive in the second half of 2019. Although not confirmed, the current BMW M line (along with the way its AMG rivals have arranged its lineup) would suggest only see the variants of the competition. Stay on the line.
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