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Published on January 15th, 2021 | by Joshua Chin

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BMW 430i M Sport To Make Malaysian Debut Soon

Pre-bookings are now open too for this next-gen BMW coupe with a polarising face. 

BMW Malaysia has recently announced that it has begun online pre-bookings in anticipation for the local debut of the second-generation G22 4-series coupe. Launched globally in the middle of last year, this sole variant of the normal 4-series currently available for pre-booking is that of the 430i Coupe M Sport.

As with its four-door 3-series counterpart, under the hood of the 430i is not a 3.0 litre straight-six of old, but instead a 2.0 litre turbocharged four-pot that is good for 258 hp and 400 Nm of torque. Paired with an 8-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission which sends power to the rear wheels, 0-100 km/h for this coupe is achieved in a respectable 4.9 seconds and can pull its way up to a top-speed of 250 km/h. 

Continuing on the M Sport part of the name, this particular 4-er is fitted with the usual sporty aesthetic accessories that come with this particular performance package. The notable highlights include M Sport suspension and brakes that are hidden behind 19-inch dual-tone M double-spoke alloys, large side intakes and more aggressively-styled front and rear bumpers, with the latter being complete with integrated circular exhaust tips. 

Other standard exterior features include LED headlights, LED taillights and a powered sunroof, not to mention the additional black exterior highlights as part of the BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line trim.  

Stepping inside, an M leather steering wheel and M specific pedals are the extent of the M Sport package within the interior of this coupe. The cabin of 430i M Sport also features dual-zone climate control, electrically-operated front seats, ambient lighting, BMW ConnectedDrive with the BMW Live Cockpit digital instrument cluster, a heads-up display, and Telephony with Wireless Charging. Driving and Parking Assistant are also standard on this particular BMW. 

Available with or without the Innovation package, prices for this Bavarian bruiser with its lung-sized kidney grille are RM 454,800.00 and RM 418,000 respectively. For the extra RM 36,800, the Innovation Package adds a Laserlight LED headlights, Leather Vernasca upholstery, Harmon Kardon surround sound system, BMW’s Connected Package Professional, High Beam Assistant and a Sensatec instrument panel. 

Pre-bookings for the BMW 430i M Sport locally are open from now till the 18th of March. These pre-bookings can be made through the BMW Shop Online with a pre-booking fee of RM 1,000. 

PRESS RELEASE: BMW Group Malaysia today commenced the online pre-booking for the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport – the premium automaker’s latest statement that embraces bold individuality with a purist design language.

Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “The pursuit of excellence in functional and aesthetic design has long set the groundwork and guiding principles for developing cars that both captures the fascination and provides an unparalleled driving experience for our customers. This is a promise to our customers that spans the full breadth of the BMW product range.” 

The design direction taken for the All-New 4 Series Coupé stands to differentiate it from the rest, and to give the ‘4’ identity a leading edge, while at the same time representing the brand’s long-standing reputation for being at the forefront of modernistic design and innovation.

He added, “As we play our part to improve the current condition in Malaysia, we also remain hopeful for the automotive industry. We will continue to commit to our investments and customers here, while maintaining high levels of responsibility through digitalisation.”

The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is set to follow in the footsteps of many anticipated BMW powerhouses – primed to be introduced this year, in setting precedence for Malaysians to experience the forefront of BMW’s ever-evolving design philosophy. 

As part of its purist design language, the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport showcases styling cues inspired by historic role models, but brings with it a contemporary flair. The coupé’s athletic proportions emphasise elegance and exclusivity, providing a clear differentiation from the 3 Series models. Combining sportier handling with a fine level of comfort, the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport ensures a ride that is smoother than ever before.

Pre-Booking Now Available for the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport.

The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is available for pre-booking on the BMW Shop Online platform from now until 18th March 2021 at RM1,000. The Innovation Package will also be available for the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport.

The retail pricing for the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport (on the road, without insurance) is:

The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport: RM 418,000.00

(with Innovation Package): RM 454,800.00

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