THERE are four new performance focused M Pure variants on their way, after BMW Australia added the M340i xDrive Pure, X2 M35i Pure, X5 M50i Pure and X6 M50i Pure to its local model range.
BMW M Pure models retain the same power train as the model on which they are based but include a revised level of specification, allowing buyers to access a high level of performance at a lower price point.
The new offerings join the M550i xDrive Pure model, which was announced late last year and will also be available from early this year.
The M340i xDrive Pure starts at $94,900 plus on-roads and will gain 19-inch double spoke style M light alloy wheels in Cerium Grey, M sport brakes, M sport differential, comfort access, adaptive LED headlights, and the driving assistant professional package.
Parking assistant plus, wireless smartphone charging, head-up display, BMW individual’s anthracite headliner, and Alcantara sports seats are also included. The 2020 X2 M35i Pure will feature 20-inch double spoke M light alloy wheels.
These are offered in Cerium Grey and feature run-flat tyres, while there’s also M sport brakes, an M sport differential with front LSD, M suspension, an automatic tailgate, head-up display, and BMW individual’s high-gloss shadow line package.
Priced from $64,400 plus on-roads, the X2 edition of the new range also gets M sport seats an an anthracite headliner.
The X5 M50i Pure (starting at $136,900 plus on-roads) and the X6 M50i Pure (starting at $140,900 plus on-roads) will both sport 22-inch V-spoke M light alloy wheels in Cerium Grey with run-flat tyres.
In addition, they score M sport brakes, an M sport differential, an M sport exhaust system, M sport steering, adaptive M suspension, comfort access, ambient lighting, front seat heating, and electric seat adjustment with memory function.
Driving assistant professional, parking assistant plus, adaptive LED headlights, BMW live cockpit professional, BMW individual high-gloss shadow line package, a panorama glass sunroof and wireless smartphone charging are also included.
BMW M models have proven highly popular in Australia, with 40 per cent sales growth in 2019. In addition, BMW M on a global scale took the leading position among competitors in the high performance segment in 2019 with 135,829 BMW M vehicles sold worldwide.
This year will see the BMW M brand undergo further expansion and enhancement with the local arrival of the M8 Competition Coupé, M8 Competition Gran Coupé, X5 M Competition, X6 M Competition and M2 CS.
For more information, contact your local BMW dealer.