BMW Group Malaysia has just introduced the new BMW 4 Series, the premium automaker’s newest line of its premium executive coupé model range featuring the new BMW 420i Coupé, the new BMW 430i Coupé as well as the BMW 430i Gran Coupé.
Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said, “The history and tradition that we at BMW have with premium sports coupé is one of specialist competency and we have been specialists in creating sporty and dynamic coupes for decades. In fact, we were the first to create coupés in the premium segment with the Neue Klasse from as early as 1962. Today, a new benchmark is once again being set in the segment with these new BMW 4 Series variants. Indeed, these sports coupés will deliver even more power, sportiness and presence in the premium segment.”
The new BMW 4 Series Coupé now further sets itself apart with stylistic features that carry the promise of a powerful presence on the road, stand-out dynamic ability and driving pleasure in abundance. Now more than ever, the new premium executive coupé holds an even greater technical differentiation as does the new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé, establishing another new benchmark within its segment with unrivalled dynamic performance, exceptional comfort and remarkable versatility.
The most notable change to the new BMW 4 Series, however, is in its engines. Each variant now houses the new BMW B48 engine, an all-new aluminium inline-four cylinder engine, critical to the premium automaker’s new modular engine family. Alongside each engine is the multi-award winning BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, which teams up with an eight-speed sports automatic transmission. The engines powering the new BMW 420i Coupé , the new BMW 430i Coupé as well as the new BMW 430i Gran Coupé works to deliver a significant boost in power and improved fuel efficiency.
The new BMW 420i Coupé specifically carries distinctive features that stand out with superior aesthetics, power, sporting appeal and presence. From its typical BMW short overhangs, long wheelbase, and a cabin that is offset towards the rear; its low, flowing and elegant roofline as well as conspicuously low windows inside frameless doors, to its 17” Star-spoke light alloy wheels, the new sports coupé indeed holds a distinctive and muscular road presence.
The premium sports coupe also arrives with an optional Sport Line package as an upgrade, featuring 18” Double-spoke light alloy wheels, an exclusive design for the kidney grille bars in high-gloss black, as well as M Sport suspension which offers stiffer spring, damper and stabilizer tuning for even greater sports like experience.
At the heart of the new BMW 420i Coupé is a 2.0-litre petrol engine that delivers a maximum output of 184 hp with torque peaking at 270 Nm; enabling the new sports coupé to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.5 seconds at a top speed of 236 km/h. Despite the impressive acceleration, average fuel economy in the EU test cycle stands at a notable 5.5 litres per 100 kilometres and C02 emissions are just 127 grams per kilometre as compared to its predecessor which fuel consumption was at 6.0 litres per 100 kilometres and C02 emissions at 139 grams per kilometre.
Inside, one will find a stylish fusion of sporting allure and exclusivity. Its interior offering incorporates Dakota Leather upholstery with an interior Satin Silver Matt trim while the car’s sporting credentials are further accentuated with a sports leather steering wheel.
The Sport Line package, meanwhile, feaures further enhancements to its sporty interior with high-gloss black and highlight trim finishers of Coral Red matt, and sports leather steering wheel with gearshift paddles, and sports seats.
The new BMW 420i Coupé arrives with a 6.5” display monitor with BMW Radio Professional as well as USB and Bluetooth features to expand functionalities for mobile phones and audio streaming. Additionally, HiFi loudspeaker system instead of the standard Stereo speakers are offered to continue delivering the ultimate sheer driving experience.
The new BMW 430i Coupé features Sport Line as standard with an optional M Sport package as an upgrade for drivers who wants to bring BMW’s unique motorsports expertise and knowledge to the streets. The new BMW 430i Coupé features 18” Double-spoke light-alloy wheels with Adaptive M Sport suspension while the Sport Line features 18” M Double-spoke light alloy wheels and the M Aerodynamics Package.
Powered by a newly developed 2.0-litre petrol engine, the new BMW 430i Coupé produces 252 hp and a maximum torque of 350 Nm. This translates into just 5.8 seconds in sprint time from 0 to 100 km/h at a top speed of 250 km/h. Its fuel consumption is also significantly lowered at only 5.9 litres per 100 kilometres as compared to 6.4 litres per 100 kilometres, while C02 emissions stands at 129 grams per kilometre in comparison to 149 grams per kilometre.
In its interior, the new BMW 430i Coupé features Dakota Leather upholstery with high-gloss black and highlight trim finishers in Coral Red Matt, as well as sports seats and sports leather steering wheel with gearshift paddles. The new BMW 430i Coupé M Sport, meanwhile, has Aluminium Hexagon with Estoril Blue highlight trims, an M Leather steering wheel with gearshift paddles, sports seats and the function of Comfort Access.
As a standard, the new BMW 430i Coupé comes with HiFi loudspeakers, Navigation System Professional, Intelligent Emergency Call, BMW Teleservices, Concierge Services and Remote Services.
The new BMW 430i Coupé is made available in the exterior shades of Alpine White, Black Sapphire and Mineral Grey while Estoril Blue, Melbourne Red and Mineral Grey are exclusively available for the new BMW 430i Coupé M Sport.
With its elongated roofline cleverly accentuating the elegance and extravagance of hallmark BMW coupé propotions, the new BMW 430i Gran Coupé establishes a new benchmark within its segment with unrivalled dynamic performance, exceptional comfort and remarkable versatility. The new BMW 430i Gran Coupé arrives with the M Sport Line as standard which features 18” M Double-spoke light alloy wheels, Adaptive M suspension and M Aerodynamics Package.
Under the hood of the new BMW 430i Gran Coupé is a powerful 2.0-litre petrol engine delivering superb dynamic performance – a maximum output of 252 hp with torque peaking at 350 Nm and an acceleration time from 0-100 km/h of just 5.9 seconds – combined with lowered fuel consumption of 5.9 litres per 100 kilometres and lesser C02 emissions of just 138 grams per kilometre.
Also draped in Dakota Leather upholstery, the new BMW 430i Gran Coupé features interior trim finishings in Aluminium Hexagon. The car also features M Leather sports steering wheels with gearshift paddles, sports seats, Comfort Access, and an electric glass roof.
Additionally, the new BMW 430i Gran Coupé is equipped with a Harman Kardon surround sound system, Navigation System Professional, Intelligent Emergency Call, BMW Teleservices, Concierge Services and Remote Services.
The new BMW 430i Gran Coupé is available in Alpine White, Carbon Black, Estoril Blue and Mineral Grey.
The new BMW 4 Series model variants will also see the best-in-class ownership experience from BMW Group Malaysia. This includes the BMW 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty comprising of 5 yeaers free scheduled service. In addition to this, the new BMW 4 Series will feature value-added services including engine oil service with oil filter and refill quantity, air filter, fuel filter, service vehicle check, micro filter, spark plugs, and brake fluid.
The new BMW 4 Series model variants will also be offered with the 24-month BMW Tyre Warranty, applicable for BMW Approved Star-Marked Tyres which are featured as a standard for all BMW cars. The tyre warranty also covers the fitment and balancing cost.
The new BMW 4 Series models also benefit from the new segment leading, comprehensive BMW ConnectedDrive suite of technologies – the first in the Malaysian premium segment. For example, a SIM card built into the vehicle enables customers to enjoy optimum connectivity and access to the unrivalled range of services from BMW ConnectedDrive without the need for a smartphone. This includes Concierge Services, Intelligent Emergency Call as well as BMW Teleservices and Remote Services.
The retail price of the new BMW 4 Series (on the road, without insurance, with BMW Group Malaysia’s latest 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Free Scheduled Service Program and 24-month BMW Tyre Warranty Programme) is:
BMW 420i Coupé – RM 297,800.00
BMW 420i Coupé Sport – RM 317,800.00
BMW 430i Coupé Sport – RM 356,800.00
BMW 430i Coupé M Sport – RM 386,800.00
BMW 430i Gran Coupé M Sport – RM 416,800.00