BMW M340i xDrive Launched From RM391,800 In Malaysia

Is The M340i xDrive the sports sedan you have been waiting for.

Following the unveiling of three new BMW 3 Series variants in January this year, now comes the first ‘M’ version.

With a history of more than 45 years, the BMW 3-Series represents the core of the BMW brand. Since the original BMW 3-Series of 1975, more than 16 million units have been sold, with over 1.1 million customers since 2019 alone.

In 2021 the BMW 3-Series was the market leader in its class in the UK, Germany and China, and accounts for around 14 percent of the brand’s vehicle sales worldwide.

M340i xDrive

BMW Malaysia has just introduced the latest BMW 3 Series which is the New BMW M340i xDrive. The newly introduced variants of the BMW 3 Series retain the line-up’s hallmark sportiness, while showcasing the BMW 3 Series’ adaptability and ability to meet diverse driving needs.

M340i xDrive

Like the previously unveiled New BMW 320i M Sport, New BMW 330i M Sport and New BMW 330e M Sport variants, a refreshed exterior and redesigned interior brings a welcome modernisation to the New BMW M340i xDrive.

This is further encapsulated with the inclusion of the revolutionary BMW Curved Display, lending a cutting-edge and progressive feel to the driving experience.

M340i xDrive

Iconic look, designed with purpose.

The performance powerhouse of the BMW 3 Series line-up, the New BMW M340i xDrive features a stand-out front section, redesigned to be more expressive in comparison to its predecessor.

This is characterised by the distinctive hexagonal kidney grilles that take inspiration from motor racing, which are flanked by state-of-the-art Adaptive LED headlights with High-Beam Assistant.

Moving on to the side, the New BMW M340i xDrive features M exterior mirrors, 19-inch M Light Alloy Wheels in Double-Spoke Style 91 M Bicolour, alongside M Sport Brakes in Blue High-Gloss.

Underscoring its commanding sportiness, the rear of the New BMW M340i xDrive can be distinguished by its M Rear-Spoiler free-form design exhaust tips. As standard, the New BMW M340i xDrive comes equipped with the M Aerodynamics Package and M High-Gloss Shadowline.

M340i xDrive

For sportiness that is further accentuated, the M Sport Pro variant which is priced at RM396,800 has added exterior features that emphasise the vehicle’s dynamic appearance.

These include 19-inch M Light Alloy Wheels in Double-Spoke Style 792 M Bicolour Jet Black, M lights Shadowline, M Sport brake callipers in High-Gloss Red, M High-gloss Shadow Line with extended contents, including kidney grille frame and slats in High-Gloss Black and M Rear Spoiler in Black Sapphire.

Modernised interior with elegance and functionality in mind.

The BMW Curved Display sophisticatedly and digitally refines the interior of the two new variants, with an elegance that emanates throughout the cockpit.

While the 12.3-inch Information Display and 14.9-inch touchscreen Control Display provide uninhibited accessibility to key information and functionalities, the centre console houses an equally tidy layout with the classic gear selector now featuring a highly sophisticated, minimalist toggle design.

Befitting the sporty disposition of the vehicle, the New BMW M340i xDrive arrives with sport seats for both the driver and front passenger, with the driver’s seat further enhanced with electric seat adjustment with memory function.

Also equipped as standard are the hand-stitched M Leather Steering Wheel in supple Walknappa leather, M Headliner Anthracite and Aluminium Rhombicle Anthracite M Interior Trim.

For added convenience and comfort, the Storage Compartment Package, automatic air conditioning, ambient light, interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function and electric glass roof have been included as standard.

Finally, in-car entertainment is provided by the unmatched audio quality of the Harman Kardon Surround Sound system. Optionally, the M Sport package Pro for the all-wheel drive sedan further adds iconic M colour-lined M seat belts.

Carrying the Most Powerful Letter in the World, the New BMW M340i M xDrive houses a straight-six cylinder petrol engine that delivers a maximum of 387 hp and an outstanding 500 Nm of torque, accelerating the sports sedan from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds, with top speed capped at 250 km/h.

Comfort Access, Remote Software Update and BMW ID all come as standard digital features for the New BMW M340i xDrive, alongside the Connected Package Professional, which is inclusive of a comprehensive range of digital services, such as Remote Services as well as Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Other connectivity features include Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices and ConnectedDrive Services.

With state-of-the-art driver assistance systems, journey on the road to the intended destination is made easier. The Parking Assistant and Driving Assistant comes as standard for both the New BMW M340i xDrive.

The camera- and ultrasound-based Parking Assistant is inclusive of Park Assist, Active Park Distance Control (PDC), Lateral Parking Aid and Reversing Assist Camera. The Reversing Assistant is designed to keep record of up to the last 50 metres driven forward and is able to drive back the exact same way in reverse if desired.

As for the camera- and radar-based Driving Assistant, the standard features are the Lane Departure Warning with active steering interventions, Lane Change Warning, Front Collision Warning with brake intervention, Rear Crossing Warning with brake intervention, Rear Crossing Traffic Warning, Rear Collision Warning, Speed Limit Info and manual Speed Limit Assist. Additionally, Cruise Control with Braking Function is available as standard for both variants.

Exterior colour options for the New BMW M340i xDrive include Alphine White, Black Sapphire, Melbourne Red, M Portimao Blue, M Brooklyn Grey and Skyscraper Grey, while interior upholstery is available in Leather Vernasca in either Black or Mocha. For the New BMW M340i xDrive M Sport Pro, the exterior colour options are Alpine White, Black Sapphire, M Brooklyn Grey and M Portimau Blue, while interior upholstery comes in Leather Vernasca in Black or Tacora Red.

The New BMW M340i xDrive M Sport Pro will be available exclusively online with a pre-booking fee of RM3,000.

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