With the revision of BMW’s 4 series the 2017 BMW 440i is getting its release. This has been a long anticipated model and with the arrival and changes made to the 4 Series model for the upcoming 2017, the 440i is finally going to be included. For now this announcement is official for the European market, as the US one is going to wait a little bit more. Confirmation for the 430i version is also close and it too is going to be available in Europe, while the people from the US are going to need to be satisfied with the 420i and 320i version which are going to be released there.
The latest BMW 4 Series is going to be packed with a new collection of petrol engines and is also going to include some last-gen diesel models, which is the best news that we have managed to find out about this line. Not only will BMW update the powertrains here, they also plan to add something more for the Gran Coupe series which is being updated as well.
The current announced models that are going to sport the 440i engine option include the BMW 4 Series Coupe, BMW 4 Series and Convertible 4 Series Gran Coupe. The announcements were made and the only thing that we are expecting is the release date which is going to be confirmed soon. But luckily we are managing some current and new information which we are releasing in our review that you can read fully and inform yourself.
As they are mainly focusing on the engines now the 2017 BMW 440i exterior changes are not going to be grand. For now the lineup is being kept to be as similar as possible with the current one with only a few minor additions here and there that are going to keep the design afloat. The engine is what is important here and is what the fans want.
The front and is going to retain its popular kidney grille design which features three lower intakes and joins together with a long and muscular hoodline very nicely. There is a produced shoulder line and flared lower side skirts, which are going to be transferred for the model as well.
Some additions include the presence of 18-inch wheel as standard which have a new design but also there is the new organic LED technology which is featured for the headlights. Thsi does not only allow for better visibility, but also give the model and new cutting edge appearance.
The inside of the 2017 BMW 440i models is going to remain the same as well. BMW is keeping its organic and driver-centric design which is going to be the prime choice for the models here as it adds an M-branded multifunction steering, which is wrapped in prime leather, and a brushed-metal dead pedal. There are some optional sports additions that you can chose to have but the model looks great without them as well.
Comforts are enhanced with an updated leather bound inside which is going to change based on the trim as well. The infotainment screen is standard for all the models and bedsides being updated it also gives you more control of the car using it. The seats are bolstered and they feature new upholstery that are going to address the issues of comfort.
Engine specs and performance rates
The 2017 BMW 440i version is going to use some engine options which are going to be based on the type of model the car uses. Thus the flagship BMW 4 Series is going to adopt a 3.0-liter engine with TwinPower Turbo technology, allowing it to achieve 326 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque for its Coupe options. This is an increase of 20 hp in power compared to the older version of the engine. A eight-speed Steptronic transmitting is utilized which is also going to address some shifting capabilities of the car.
The specs of the care are very much expanded and the model is going to be much faster than before. The engine is going to allow a greater 0-60 mph performance making it a lot faster. The Gran Coupe is going to achieve an acieration rate of 5.2 seconds to reach 60 mph and 5.0 with the automatic. The convertible version is not too shabby as well as it creates a boost of 5.4seocnds and 5.1 with the automatic shifter. Also it has been reported that the production of C02 is down by 12% with this version of the car.
Release date and price
As we mentioned the BMW 4 Series is making their new additions offered fist in Europe. so the 440i version is going to be featured in the homefromt first. The 2017 BMW 440i makes its debut by the end of the year and the release date is going to be known soon, but as for the US market , they may still have to wait by the end of next year to get their model. The currently announced price rate states the care as available for a price between 49,300 – $58,20.