BMW’s first launch for 2024 is the restyling of the Series 4. The coupe and convertible bodies received new visual details and an updated interior, in addition to losing the diesel versions. The sporty M4in turn, had an increase in power.
The sales of Series 4 start in the second quarter in the European market. As the model is offered in the Brazilian market, with prices starting at R$ 460,950your arrival should happen soon.
The visual changes are so discreet that Even BMW fans will have a hard time pointing out what’s different. The headlights preserve their shape, but receive new matrix LED graphics. The version M440i of the images lost the checkered grid and opted for a new arrangement with vertical slits.
Its silhouette is exactly the same, but the new wheels bring more freshness to the updated 4 Series. New colors were also incorporated into the catalogue, such as Forest Green and Brilliant Red. The customer can also choose from a vast catalog of paintings in the company’s special customization program. BMW.
BMW reserved the biggest changes for the rear, where all versions of the 4 Series now have the design of the version M4 CSL. LED laser lighting is the highlight. Furthermore, the exhaust outlets and updated bumper are also new items.
More updates appear in the cabin, where the Series 4 debuts the same steering wheel used in the Series 5. The old multimedia center was replaced by a large curved screen (the same as the 3 Series), while the physical air conditioning controls disappeared and were integrated into the infotainment system. Finishes made of wood and aluminum are new.
From luxurious Series 7 (check the evaluation), the Series 4 receives the augmented reality system, in which graphics are projected onto camera images reproduced in the multimedia center. So BMW hopes to make GPS directions easier.
There are fewer engine options in the 2024 lineup, as the BMW opted for discontinue diesel versions. The configuration 420i It has a 2.0 four-cylinder engine that can develop 184 hp of power and reach 100 km/h in 7.5 seconds. As the convertible version is heavier, it reaches the same mark in 8.2 seconds.
Going up to the more expensive versions, the M440i It has a 3.0 turbo engine with six cylinders in line, capable of delivering 374 hp. According to the brand, the model takes 4.5 seconds to reach 100 km/h in the coupe version and 4.9 seconds in the convertible version.
Finally, the icing on the cake is the increase in engine power of the M4. Now, the sports car offers 530 hp (previously 510 hp) and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds. Compared to the Audi RS5 Sportback, the BMW is 0.5 seconds faster.
Another important change is that now all versions of M4 They have four-wheel drive. It is still possible to select a driving mode that delivers 100% of the sports car’s power to the rear axle.
The first units of the Series 4 will be distributed starting at 43 thousand euros (R$ 270 thousand in direct conversion). In Brazil, the trend is for the model to have readjustments and reach R$ 500 thousand.
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