BMW X4 M40i Sheds Camo as It Nears Production

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The BMW X4 M40i is getting ready to make its official debut.‘s spy photographers have caught the X4 M40i testing on the ‘Ring. It was free of camouflage hinting that production will begin before the end of the year. The X4 M40i isn’t a true M model, but will feature M styling accessories as well as M brakes, wheels and interior parts. It’ll also handle a bit differently compared to the standard X4 thanks to sportier suspension.

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Expect the X4 M40i to be powered by the same engine heading to the upcoming BMW M2, which means a 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder with around 365 to 375 hp.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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