BMW Group Malaysia unveils the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport & Locally Assembled All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence
BMW Group Malaysia today unveiled the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport, a landmark in the BMW brand’s latest headway in the pursuit of bespoke design.
“The introduction of the All-New BMW 4 Series Coupé to the Malaysian market further expands and diversifies our local portfolio. This is in line with our mission to empower our customers to exercise their power of choice, to take pride in choosing a BMW that best embodies their individuality. By diversifying our offerings, we are confident that there will be a right BMW for every one of our loyal customers and fans out there,” said Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia.
He added, “The reimagination of the ‘4’ also presents exciting new grounds in the realm of design on which to thread upon. By revisiting and taking inspiration from iconic BMW designs in the past, we are exploring possibilities of how design elements and styles could be given a new lease of life in a contemporary BMW vehicle. The All-New BMW 4 Series is the manifestation of that inquisitiveness that has helped spur us ever-forward in the field of design.”
The kidney grille of the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is a homage to historic icons in BMW’s history such as the BMW 328, reinterpreting the standout feature and embodying it into a sporty, contemporary coupé form. A strong statement in aesthetic design, the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport nevertheless retains and refines upon the comfort and driving dynamics that customers and fans have come to expect of in a BMW vehicle.
A bold, new face in design and character.
A low front with the vertically-emphasised kidney grilles outlines the compelling character of the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport. Angled forward, the kidney grilles extend down almost to the lower edge of the front apron, and together with the large Air Intake curtains, accentuates the width of the front. Up-close, the kidney grilles feature an immaculate mesh design of its own – an ensemble of seemingly floating horizontal nuggets in matt aluminium that come together to form a honeycomb pattern – all framed in high-glass chrome.
By virtue of its purist design language, the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport utilises techniques in proportions and minimal number of lines to accentuate its athletic stature, combining it with the aerodynamics and sporting elegance befitting a BMW coupé. Compared to its predecessor, the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport’s dimensions measure slightly larger at 4,768 mm in length (+130), 1,852 mm in width (+27), 1,383 mm in height (+6), and 2,851 mm in wheelbase (+41).
From the side, short overhangs and the longest coupé doors to be found on any BMW help provide an overall elongated and dynamic impression. 19″ M light alloy wheels in Double-spoke style 797 M Bicolour with mixed tyres and runflat tyres, and M Sport brakes with blue painted brake callipers and ‘M’ designation further enhance the sporty, agile profile of the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport. Towards the rear, exhaust tailpipes are finished in high-glass chrome.
The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport arrives with the M Aerodynamics Package, BMW Laserlights with High-beam Assistant, LED fog lights, the BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line.
At the heart of the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is the BMW TwinTurbo 4-cylinder petrol engine, which combines a twin-scroll turbocharger with Valvetronic, Double VANOS and High-Precision Injection. The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport impresses with a maximum output of 258 hp and 400 Nm of torque, completing a 0 – 100 km/h sprint in just 5.8 seconds. The top speed of the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is 250 km/h.
Power to the wheels is transmitted via an upgraded 8-speed Steptronic Sport Transmission with improved efficiency resulting in a fuel consumption of 6.6 litre per 100 km of travel, and CO2 emissions of 151 g per kilometre of travel. Optimised dynamics is achieved through enhanced ride and shift comfort, along with shorter shift times.
Agile handling is aided by advanced control systems such as ARB technology (actuator contiguous wheel slip limitation), which enables significantly faster and more sensitive wheel slip control. Further supplementing the especially sporty driving dynamics are the M Sport suspension, M Sport brakes and Variable Sport Steering.
Additionally, the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport comes standard with Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) and Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist to provide a complete package in advanced driving dynamics.
Functionality meets exclusivity.
The cockpit of the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is designed with the sporty driver in mind. Standard equipment includes sport seats for the driver and passenger, M leather steering wheel, M-specific pedals, Leather Vernasca upholstery, and BMW Individual headliner Anthracite, complete with interior trim finisher Aluminium Tetragon with highlight trim finisher in Pearl Chrome. M-specific stripes adorn the safety belts for both front and rear seats.
Amplifying the sporty seating ambience, a high centre console delimits separate zones for the driver and front passenger. Seamless integration of the instrument cluster and Control Display helps form a large workspace, displaying essential information in an easily accessible manner. The instrument panel is complete in Sensatec. Multi-function buttons for the steering wheel, additional storage compartment with the front armrest, and electric seat adjustment with memory function for the driver provide functional touches that complete the driving experience.
To ensure unhindered clarity on the road at all times, the exterior mirrors on the driver’s side come equipped with automatic anti-dazzle function and include fold-in functionality. The interior rear-view mirror is also fitted with an automatic anti-dazzle function. Visibility in the rain is aided by a rain sensor, with automatic activation control for windscreen wipers and driving lights.
The controls in the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport are arranged in clearly defined functional clusters, allowing for ample room to showcase lavish surfaces and exclusive materials. Visually enhancing the interior ambience are the welcome light carpet and ambient light with 11 predefined lighting designs, while floor mats in velour and automatic air conditioning with 3-zone control denote the luxury-focus of the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport.
The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport features BMW Live Cockpit Professional with fully digital 12.3” instrument display along with BMW Navigation System Professional with 10.25” touch sensitive display. In-car entertainment is achieved through a 16-speaker Harman Kardon Surround Sound System and extended functionality for Bluetooth and USB devices with wireless charging.
Optimal connectivity in the form of the Connected Package Professional comes standard and includes Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices, and Intelligent Personal Assistant. Customisable widgets for the control display are featured in the latest BMW Operating System 7, with real-time display of desired information. Remote Software Upgrade ensures timely software updates, enabling drivers to access new vehicle functions that can be retrofitted seamlessly via an over-the-air upgrade.
The rear seats provide passengers with the sporty seating experience of a coupé, while still providing ample headspace. 40/20/40-split folding function for the rear backrests allow for a through-loading system, further expanding and providing access to the 440-litre luggage compartment.
Cutting-edge driving assistance systems.
In addition to Speed Limit Assist, Cross-traffic Warning, Rear Collision Prevention, and Approach Control Warning, the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport comes equipped with the Driving Assistant Package which includes features such as Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning, and front collision warning with brake intervention.
The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport also comes with Parking Assistant with rear-view camera and Reversing Assistant, which continuously records the last 50 metres of driving (when driven slowly, at speeds of up to 35 km/h) and automatically reverses back the exact same way if requested, allowing for effortless navigation out of parking spots or tight spaces.
The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is available in Arctic Race Blue Metallic, Portimao Blue, Alpine White, and Black Sapphire. Leather Vernasca upholstery with black décor stitching decorates the interior and comes in Black, Tacora Red or Cognac.
Customers can also book the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport on shop.bmw.com.my at RM 1,000.
The retail price (on the road, without insurance) for the All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport is:
- The All-New BMW 430i Coupé M Sport – RM 454,800.00
BMW Group Malaysia Previews the Locally Assembled All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence to Welcome 2021.
BMW Group Malaysia today previewed the locally assembled variant of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence – reaffirming their investments in the local automotive landscape through one of the brand’s many progressive pillars.
Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “The Story of Progressive Luxury is one of the many guiding pillars that continues to serve as an anchor in times of disruption and compass in times of uncertainty for the BMW brand. In 2020, we looked towards innovative local entrepreneurs as inspiration in redefining the meaning of luxury in such an unprecedented era. The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is testament to our continued support for the local automotive landscape, as we welcome the luxury Sports Activity Vehicle to our portfolio of locally assembled vehicles in Malaysia.”
After the extensive introduction of many high-profile locally assembled vehicles in the past year – including the BMW 218i Gran Coupé, the BMW 330e M Sport, and the BMW M340i xDrive – the move to localise the assembly of the largest model in the BMW X range further demonstrates the premium automaker’s longstanding confidence in Malaysia’s potential as a regional hub for the luxury automobile segment.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is an exemplification of luxury within the BMW brand, and is a sophisticated statement on its own. The variant’s imposing appearance and stature, designed with comfort and luxury at its heart, belies the versatility and agility that are characteristic of a BMW X model. With its outstanding powertrain and chassis technology, the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence offers an unparalleled driving and interior experience.
The paradigm of luxury and authority.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence retains its iconic bold and immaculate design. The massive front with the imposing kidney grille lends an exceptional road presence to the vehicle, along with the slender BMW Laserlight headlights that can illuminate up to 600 metres ahead. Available as standard also are the LED fog lights and high-beam assistant.
From the side, the near-vertical shoulder line visually elongates the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence from the front to rear – with large windows and a long, dynamically flowing roofline that hints at a spacious interior. Equally striking are the 21-inch light alloy wheels in Y-spoke style 753 Bicolour with run-flat tyres, available as standard. The variant also features a fully-electric tailgate in the rear with the Comfort Access feature, and two large, rectangular tailpipes – one on each side, conveying its immense power.
Formidable engines, hallmark BMW dynamics.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also retains the powerful six-cylinder in-line petrol engine capable of a maximum power of 250kW/ 340hp, and a peak torque of 450Nm. This results in a century sprint completed in 6.1 seconds. All of these are achieved with a combined fuel consumption of 9.5l/100km and a combined carbon emission of 218g/km.
Power is channelled to all four wheels via an eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission. The xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system of the luxury SAV maximises traction, agility and handling stability which links up with the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) feature. Included in the sophisticated chassis design of the variant is a two-axle air suspension. With the DSC system, the vehicle load registered by the air suspension sensors can also be factored into braking modulation.
Like the imported variant, the locally assembled variant of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is offered with the innovative Executive Drive Pro with active roll stabilisation. Ride comfort is further enhanced by the Dynamic Damper Control system, which is able to process data from the navigation system and front camera.
Luxurious interior design with integrated technology.
The interior of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also features the opulent “Crafted Clarity” handmade diamond-cut trim element and a range of standard equipment including a sport leather steering wheel and electrically adjustable comfort seats with active seat ventilation in front.
The BMW Live Cockpit Professional with BMW Operating System 7.0 combines the fully digital, user-configurable 12.3-inch instrument cluster with an equally large central Control Display with touchscreen functionality. The BMW Head-Up Display is also located within field of vision. The variant is also fitted with the voice-controlled BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant and BMW Gesture Control.
Other highlights include the Welcome Light Carpet feature, five-zone air conditioning, a Harman Kardon Surround Sound System with 16 loudspeakers and electric roller blinds for side windows. The Rear Entertainment Professional system is also available within the locally assembled variant, while the sheer spaciousness is further enhanced by the large Panorama Roof Sky Lounge.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also features soft-close function for doors. Space is offered to the luxury SAV via a versatile 325-litre luggage compartment that can be maximised up to 2,120 litres with the backrests folded down.
Advanced connectivity meets sporting luxury.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is equipped with the BMW Personal CoPilot technology, that includes the Parking Assistant Plus with automatic manoeuvring in and out of parallel parking spaces, along with the Reversing Assistant to assist in safely manoeuvring out of a tight parking space.
The Driving Assistant has been outfitted with a comprehensive range of functions, tailored to allow full ease of mind when on the drive. They include Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning and front collision warning with brake intervention. As a welcome addition, the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also comes with Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function and Integral Active Steering, further enhancing the safety and comfort of the drive. Other innovative features include the BMW Digital Key, wireless charging for mobile phones, as well as smartphone integration that are available as standard equipment for the locally assembled variant.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is offered in five exterior finishes to complement its sophisticated stature, with selected interior colour combinations. The exterior colours of Black Sapphire and Sophisto Grey come in Cognac Leather Vernasca upholstery with Black design perforations, while Phytonic Blue and Manhattan Metallic exteriors come complete with an all-Black design-perforated Leather Vernasca interior. Lastly, Leather Vernasca in Coffee with Black design perforations comes exclusively with the Mineral White model.
Customers can register their interest for the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence starting 26th February 2021 on BMW Shop Online at shop.bmw.com.my.
Dynamic financial programme.
With the Balloon Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence can be owned with a monthly instalment plan starting from RM 7,848.00 (based on estimates of an 80% loan on a five-year tenure).
Complete premium ownership experience.
Owners of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence will receive the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes:
- BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme
- BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline
- The BMW Group Loyalty+ Mobile App – BMW Privileges Card
- BMW Service Online
The estimated retail price (on the road, without insurance) with Sales Tax Exemption for the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is:
- The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence – RM 708,000.00