With a focus on Brazilian customers’ demand for more exclusive items, it’s time for the BMW X3 M40i M Sport Edition to win a limited edition in exclusive paint. In all, 30 cars will arrive in Brazil with a beautiful matte finish on the bodywork. With a 387 hp engine and an extensive list of standard equipment, the Special Edition arrives in Brazil, imported from Spartanburg, USA, at a cost of R$603,950 and complements national production in Aracuari, Santa Catarina, which produces the traditional M40i version of the SAV.
Known as Frozen Deep Gray, the paint is called a matte black and is part of the Individual Collection, a unique pattern that is able to reflect the pinnacle of technical quality at BMW. The 30 units of the X3 M40i M Sport Edition in special paint use the same version engine produced on the national territory.
Under the hood, a 2,998 cc 6-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine, which develops 387 hp (between 5800 and 6500 rpm) and 500 Nm of maximum torque (between 1900 and 5,000 rpm), is responsible About moving SAV . The transmission is an eight-speed automatic, with paddles behind the steering wheel for manual shifting. Traction is an integral part of the application. With this group, the version accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.5 seconds, and the maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h.
Visually, the M Sport Edition stands out with its striking design such as the twin laser headlights, the gloss black double kidney grille, the carbon fiber mirror cover, the red brake calipers, the front bumper with large air intakes and 21-inch wheels. Inside, the interior highlights carbon fiber trim on the dashboard, seat upholstery in Merino Red Fiona/black leather and the iconic Harman Kardon audio system.
Based on the best-in-class M40i version, the X3 M40i M Sport Edition is packed with technology and has the same equipment as the traditional versions, such as the BMW Live Cockpit Professional. Two 12.3-inch HD displays display vehicle and infotainment information – the latter being touch-sensitive and compatible with Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Air conditioner with automatic 3-zone climate control and panoramic sunroof. In addition to the cup holder, the center console accommodates the gear selector, buttons for the start / stop system and engine start, electric parking brake, multimedia control, among other car commands.
There’s also Driving Assistant, Parking Assistant Plus, and surround-view systems, with a rear camera and front and rear parking sensors. The Driving Assistant provides intelligent driving in slow-traffic or long-distance situations and, through visual and audible alerts, informs you of transit conditions, rear-end collision hazards, involuntary lane change, approach control and prevention. mission.
The version has Drive Recorder, a feature capable of capturing 360-degree videos around the car – with 4 cameras. Recordings can be up to 40 seconds long, including 20 seconds immediately before activation and 20 seconds afterwards. The function can be activated at any time via the iDrive menu or automatically when an accident is detected. Videos can be recorded for entertainment and enjoyment such as travel and landscape travel, but can also be configured for automatic activation in the event of an accident.
Through the My BMW app, functions such as vehicle locating, vehicle locking and unlocking, headlights, horns and vehicle ventilation can be activated remotely. In addition, through the My BMW app it is possible to check the condition of the vehicle, if there are any doors or windows open, to obtain information about mileage, fuel tank level or autonomy, necessary maintenance and services, determine the location and do contact with dealers, And check control messages such as brake fluid or engine oil, and also receive notifications with each remote software update (remote software upgrade).
The model also features an intelligent personal assistant and a care car. While one allows voice interaction with the car itself, and the ability to activate many functions, such as controlling the temperature, activating the seat heating, opening the windows and even informing the next service, the other transforms the interior of the car according to the mood of the owner, for example, Adjust background music, air-conditioning temperature and interior lighting, all also by voice commands.