BMW Group Malaysia today welcomes new variants of the BMW 4 Series Coupé as well as the new BMW M4 Coupé into our local market that comes with a sharper styling, enhanced performance, upgraded interior offering and added technology for connectivity.
Aesthetically, the new BMW 4 Series Coupé emerges more dynamic and more prominent in 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 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.
Inside the cabin, the new BMW 4 Series Coupé comes equipped 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.
Meanwhile, the BMW 430i M Coupé Sport feature the latest-generation (ID6) user interface with 6 tile icons arranged on 2 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.
Both petrol engines and the four-cylinder diesel units fitted in the new BMW 4 Series range stem from the latest BMW EfficientDynamics family of engines and are equipped with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The BMW 420i Coupé Sport offers 184hp and 270Nm of torque, allowing it to sprint from 0-100km/h in 7.5 seconds, while the BMW 430i Coupé M Sport offers 252hp and 350Nm of torque which allows it to make a 0-100 km/h acceleration in 5.8 seconds.
Both of 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 however is only available on the BMW 430i Coupé M Sport.
In terms of exterior colour offering, the BMW 420i Coupé Sport comes in a choice of Snapper Rocks Blue, Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Glacier Silver and Melbourne Red. The BMW 430i Coupé M Sport, meanwhile, arrives in Estoril Blue, Alpine White, Black Sapphire and Melbourne Red. Both models offer interior colour offerings of Leather Dakota Black with Highlight Oyster Black Sports Seats.
The New BMW M4 Coupé
The new BMW M4 Coupé on the other hand, is now edgier in its appearance thanks to the new BMW Adaptive Full-LED headlights and tailights which are not fitted as a standard feature. The 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.
Under the hood, power is supplied by a 3.0 litre M TwinPower Turbo in-line six-cylinder engine, that is capable of producing 431hp and a peak torque of 550Nm. This allows it to sprint from 0-100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds before reaching a top speed of 250km/h.
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 BMW M4 Coupé exterior colour offerings 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.
If you want to have a close up look at this new M model, head over to Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur from the 6th – 16th July 2017 where the BMW M4 Coupé in Sakhir Orange will be exhibited at the Revolution by Time Kulture event located at the Centre Court of the shopping mall.
The new BMW 4 Series Coupé and the new M4 Coupé will also be on display at the Raya @ BMW from 6th – 21st July 2017 at all BMW dealerships nationwide. Apart from traditional performances such as the gamelan and gambus, Raya @ BMW will also share with customers and visitors festive activities such as ketupat weaving and batik painting.
The retail prices (on the road, without insurance, and with BMW Group Malaysia’s Industry leading 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Program as well as 2 Years/ 24 Months Tyre Warranty Programme) for the BMW 4 Series Coupé and the BMW M4 Coupé are:
- BMW 420i Coupé Sport – RM338, 800.00
- BMW 430i Coupé M Sport – RM408, 800.00
- BMW M4 Coupé – RM760, 800.00