Tom

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Tom

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4.8 secs / 306hp / 450nm / B48 2L 4cyl twin scroll turbo / 8 speed automatic / 250kmh / 4WD / Torsen LSD / RM355,646.25

1t’s here now. BMW’s newest hot hatch, the M135i xDrive arrives Malaysia. Leaving its RWD roots for a recently introduced front wheel drive platform, this 300hp A35 challenger fights head to head with an equally competitive 4WD propulsion.



Power comes from the famed B48 2L 4 cylinder twin scroll turbo engine, which in the M35i tune produces 306hp / 450nm. Drivetrain wise, the M135i xDrive gets a new torsen LSD and an 8 speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Chassis wise, the The M135i rides on M Sport mechanical suspension all round. Then, large front M Sport brakes sit behind 19″ V Spoke style 557 wheels painted in M Bicolour.



Inside, the bright cockpit theme is aptly termed ‘illuminated Boston’ paired with Leather Dakota upholstery. There’s the M Sport steering, electric front sport seats and seat belts signifying it contains ///M dna.

Colours: Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Misano Blue, Mineral Grey or Melbourne Red

It’s available at certain dealerships from 28th July 2020 or via online booking from the BMW Malaysia website











 

6UE5t

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The body shape nicer than previous ones but not a fan of that big nose grill and 19' rims setup, and red seats?
 

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it's only natural to not like the new BM direction, can be traumatic, but I for one am quite liking the big grille
I would say on the bigger SUV, the big nose at least matches the car size, on smaller sedan like it is too big....
 
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I will pick the A35 AMG over this, all day, every day. The cabin is just much nicer to be in. And the car looks nicer overall.

how should I describe. The Mercedes still has a more refined elegance over this. Relatively, the BMW is more boy racer compared to Mercedes.
 
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I will pick the A35 AMG over this, all day, every day. The cabin is just much nicer to be in. And the car looks nicer overall.

how should I describe. The Mercedes still has a more refined elegance over this. Relatively, the BMW is more boy racer compared to Mercedes.
Those days already BMW for young executive, Mercedes for rich uncles.......lol