2019 BMW M140i
BMW is rumoured to be constructing a direct competitor to the Mercedes-AMG A45 and Volkswagen Golf R– it’ll be called the BMW M140i and be based upon the as-yet-unrevealed new 1 Series.
2019 BMW M140i Specifications
While that name might sound familiar, the new model will represent a significant departure from the six-cylinder, rear-wheel drive car that is presently on sale. Rather, the new M140i is anticipated to have a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine and 4×4– precisely the very same setup you get in the Mercedes-AMG A45 and the Golf R.
2019 BMW M140i Engine
While you’ll grieve the death of the BMW’s sweet-sounding and lustily effective six-cylinder engine, the enhanced fuel economy of a turbocharged four-cylinder will be most welcome. Fuel economy is most likely to increase from the existing car’s mid-30s score to something closer to 40mpg.
Stress not, however, due to the fact that efficiency needs to likewise be enhanced. The new M140i’s 2.0-litre engine is rumoured to produce in the area of 340hp, enough to obtain it from 0-62mph in around 4.5 seconds, when integrated with 4×4 and the quick-shifting seven-speed dual-clutch transmission from the X2.
2019 BMW M140i Interior
Paradoxically, the new 1 Series’ better interior area– enabled by its front-wheel-drive design– will not be straight attributable to the 4×4 M140i, however you can still anticipate the new M140i to have a larger boot and more rear legroom than the present model.
Technology will likewise play a part in making the new car much easier to deal with, and it’s most likely to be used with self-driving technology– that can drive the car for you in hectic traffic– and BMW’s exceptional new 10.25-inch infotainment system.
2019 BMW M140i Price
While the interior decoration is most likely to stay under covers in the meantime, you can anticipate to obtain a much better concept of how the exterior will appear when our spies record it going through screening at the Nurburgring prior to it goes on sale in 2019 costing from around ₤ 35,000.