BMW X4 Arrives Bigger Yet Lighter And Sleeker Than Before
BMW X4 Arrives Bigger Yet Lighter And Sleeker Than Before
The second generation BMW X4 debuts today as the BMW X4 M40i and the BMW X4 xDrive30i
14 February, 2018, 19:46
In the U.S., there will only be two at launch, the BMW X4xDrive30i and the BMWX4 M40i. Wheel sizes range from 19-21 inches. Naturally, the six-cylinder x30d is the quicker of the diesels, with a 0-62mph time of 5.8 seconds, but the x20d (which can hit 62mph in 8.0 seconds) is more economical, with claimed economy of up to 52.3mpg and Carbon dioxide emissions as low as 142g/km.
BMW has taken wraps off its reworked X4 SUV, a auto that essentially offers a medium-sized version of the company's popular X6.
"With its trademark free-revving performance, maximum output of 355 hp and peak torque of 365 lb-ft, the power unit in the all-new BMW X4 M40i enables it to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4.6 seconds", the company boasts.
All engines come mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel drive as standard. Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds, top speed 250 km/h. It accelerates to 62MPH in eight seconds and returns an average consumption of 52.3mpg and Carbon dioxide emissions of 142g/km.
The X4 seats three in the rear with full-size seats, with a claimed 27mm extra legroom over the previous model.
A range of other engine options are being offered, spanning from a 135kW xDrive20i, a 185kW 30i, to a 140kW 20d, and 170kW 25d.
There will be a few models available at launch, with the usual suspects of powertrain options as well as a new one.
Google Is Bringing Snapchat-Like Stories to Search
AMP Stories are now only viewable on smartphones, but Google wants to expand them to desktops and laptops in the near future. Google has already released the developer preview of AMP for Gmail and expects many developers to work with it.
Israeli-Iranian confrontation in Syria
The risks in Russia's Syrian and overall Middle Eastern adventurism are mounting on the Iranian side of Putin's ledger. The US secretary of defense has reiterated that they are militarily present in Syria to confront ISIS.
Due in South Africa in the last quarter of 2018 is the 2993cc turbodiesel six xDrive30d, tuned for 195kW at 4000 revs and 620Nm from 2000-2500rpm, which will launch it to 100km/h in a claimed 5.8 seconds and on to 240km/h, while burning an NEDC-rated 6.2 litres per 100km. This can be expanded to a maximum of 1430 litres by folding down the sections of the rear backrest, with its standard 40/20/40 split. The 2019 BMW X4 reaches United States dealers in July, priced from $50,450 for the four-cylinder model, and $60,450 for the M40i.
All X4 models come as standard with a good range of active safety kit.
The X4 also has the latest in connectivity, thanks to BMW's ConnectedDrive services.
This allows you to plan your route at home before syncing it to the car's in-built system.
In terms of tech that won't likely save your life, BMW's new crossover features a wide, 10.25-inch center display with the latest iteration of iDrive, as well as the ability to take voice and gesture commands. The Driving Assistant Plus Package highlights include active lane keep assist with side collision avoidance, traffic jam assist and evasion aid and front and rear cross traffic alert.
BMW is promising better comfort and luxury, compared to the old X4, with acoustic glass to reduce road noise and leather trim fitted as standard.
He was absolutely fearless in his first run with super giant height on his first jump and just kept the momentum going from there. In the beginning - driving to the mountains, calling in sick to work, getting me to where I needed to be, and we're here.
Germany's Natalie Geisenberger took home the gold medal once the competition resume, while American Erin Hamlin finished sixth. Spectators and viewers expressed their concern via social media as many feared the U.S. athlete had hit her head and neck.
Kyra Kelley is a floral designer who says a lot of the product sold from Serendipity on Valentine's Day is bought from Greenleaf. Rose's employees say they've ordered so many flowers ahead of Valentine's Day , overflow is being kept in a container outside.
Based on its most recent sales figures, Apple was selling nearly 850,000 iPhones each day in the first quarter of 2018. One thing not many people will realize is that Google's smartphone pricing is even more high-end than Apple's, though.
If you're unsure of what the colors mean, know that purple stands for justice, green signifies faith and gold means power. What happens on Ash Wednesday? It's also a religious holiday, leading up to Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent .
Both Wiley and Sherald's work reflect the evolution of the American narrative, as mirrored in Obama's historical presidency. The Obamas' hand-selected Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald , both African-American artists, to paint their portraits .
Radford, 32, came out gay in 2014 after he and Duhamel finished seventh at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. But he couldn't end the post without making a sly dig at notoriously anti-gay Vice President Mike Pence.
India are yet to register a victory on this ground and have been able to score more than 200 runs for the first time here. After slumping to a five-wicket defeat in Johannesburg , India will aim to wrap up the six-match ODI series here.
In a cartoon published on Tuesday, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily showed Nahles with a whip riding an SPD snail. Mr Schulz, formerly European Parliament President, has said he will not serve as foreign minister.
United States officials said the forces who attacked their allies were fighting on the side of Bashar al-Assad's regime. The reports cited activists who confirmed that at least four Russian citizens were killed in Syria last Wednesday.
House panel opens investigation of ex-Trump aide Rob Porter
Ryan, who never met a word he didn't mince, was unusually candid in his response, though did not respond to the president by name. A senior administration official said as many as two dozen senior officials don't hold permanent clearances.
Arizona woman wakes up with British accent
An American woman who has apparently never left the United States went to bed one night and woke up with a British accent . But two years ago she went down with a crippling headache and woke up with a Cockney accent she's had ever since.
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool can compete with anyone'
They're doing it week in, week out and when one of them is struggling, the other one pops up, or the other two will pop up. Two former Champions League winners lock horns on Wednesday in what should be an under-the-radar mouthwatering contest.
Rights group: Syria regime has used chemical weapons 211 times
Macron spoke to reporters in Paris on Tuesday on the alleged uses of chemical arms against civilians by Syrian government forces. Despite repeated U.S. warnings, the Syrian regime was reported to have used chlorine gas in Idlib Province earlier this month.
FanDuel PGA Lineup Advice: Genesis Open
The pair flew out to Los Angeles together and Woods said: "He asked me when did I play in this tournament as an amateur". Johnson, who predicted Tiger would make the cut this week, took note of the Big Cat's woes with his big dog.
Snapdragon X24 blurs the line between 4G LTE and 5G
With this, Qualcomm also revealed a list of 18 OEMs who will be using the x50 modem and 5G technology in their upcoming hardware. The fastest available LTE modems , like Qualcomm's Snapdragon X20 , are capable of reaching [theoretical] top speeds of 1.2Gbps.
Brooklyn judge blocks Trump admin from ending DACA
But he followed that up by ruling that the government still had to accept renewal applications from people now in the program. The legal battle over DACA complicates a debate now underway in Congress on whether to change the nation's immigration laws.