We’ve so far apparent the new 2020 BMW X4 M mostly in its barrage blush – Toronto Red – but while we were in New York for the all-embracing media barrage of the new M SUV, BMW has absitively to advertise their latest archetypal in the beauteous Sophisto Grey color. The accepted blush palette in the US for the new X4 M includes the Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Dark Graphite, Donington Grey, Pythonic Blue and Toronto Red. There is additionally the BMW M Individual Sunstone Metallic which costs an added $1,950. So while the Sophisto Grey is not offered in the United States, the blush is aloof as admirable as we’ve apparent it on added BMW models.
Inside the cabin, the abounding Merino Covering and Vernasca covering appear at no cost, while for a $1,000 added you can get the Extended Merino. Three caster choices are available, one in 20 inches and two in 21 inches.
Several bales are accessible for the two models, at altered amount points. For example, the Executive Package is listed at $3,900 for the X3 M and X3 M Competition and $2,500 for X4 M and X4 M Competition.
The BMW X3 M will bang things off at aloof beneath $69,900 while the X4 M will alpha at a bit more, $73,400. These prices don’t accommodate the $995 destination and administration tax though. The added able versions, the X3 M and X4 M Competition models, will be about $7,000 added than their ‘standard’ brethren, a rather ample amount increase. Added exactly, the BMW X3 M Competition has an MSRP of $73,055 while the X4 M Competition sells for $80,400.
FIRST DRIVE: 2020 BMW X4 M Competition and X3 M Competition
Under that sportier skin, though, the BMW X4 M is identical to its added acceptable affinity – the X3 M. Powering the X4 M is the new S58 engine, an M-tuned adaptation of the all-over B58 engine. A artificial crankshaft, 3D-printed butt head, new wide-arc sprayed adamant blanket for the butt walls and a closed-deck architecture actualize a added abiding and freer-revving agent than aloof the accepted B58. A new air assimilation as able-bodied as two mono-scroll turbochargers — one for butt 1-3 and one for cylinders 4-6 — now advice the agent breathe bigger and accord the X4 M 480 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque.
The Competition approach packs a whopping 510 hp and the aforementioned 442 lb-ft. That makes the new X4 M faster than the BMW M4 GTS was. BMW claims a 0-62 mph time of 4.2 abnormal for the accepted car, with the Competition archetypal atom a tenth off of that, but we were able to appearance a 0-62 mph time of about 3.9 seconds.
To see added photos of the BMW X4 M in Sophisto Grey, bang below: