The arrival of the BMW M140i and M240i in the Spanish market is getting closer. The M Performance of the series 1 and 2 of BMW models will come to Spain in July, thus relieving the M135i and M235i which were marketed before. The new models, in addition to adopting the new name, receive a number of improvements that make them even more appealing.
The 3.0 inline six-cylinder engine delivers on these new BMW M140i and M240i nothing less than 340 horsepower, 14 more than in the M135i and M235i. Those extra horses affect the acceleration 0 – 100 km/h, which is reduced by 0.3 seconds, in addition to the efficiency of the engine is increased by 7%. With manual change the 0-100 is 4.8 seconds in the M140i and M240i Coupe, although with sporty automatic 8-speed Steptronic that figure reduced to 4.6 seconds. The Cabrio M240i those times up to 4.9 and 4.7 seconds respectively.
In terms of consumption, the series 1 and series 2 Coupe homologated 7.8 litres, a figure that was reduced to 7.1 litres when you opt for the automatic transmission. The BMW M240i convertible sees its consumption raised to 8.3 litres, although the automatic variant lowers them to some more moderate 7.4 liters.
With xDrive AWD, benefits improve, but the consumption is increased. In Spain the price range starting M140i will be 44.750 euros, while the M240i shall take as a basis a 49.500 euro rate to Coupé. Prices have not been modified with respect to the models that replaced.
Price BMW M140i for Spain
|Engine||Change||Traction||Price 3 p||Price 5 p|
|3.0 340 HP||Manual 6v||Rear||€44.750||€45.700|
|3.0 340 HP||AT 8v||xDrive||€49.150||€50.100|
Price BMW M240i for Spain
|Engine||Change||Traction||Price Coupé||Price Cabrio|
|3.0 340 HP||Manual 6v||Rear||€49,500||€55.950|
|3.0 340 HP||AT 8v||xDrive||€54.300||€60.350|
Source – BMW