Recently, BMW Malaysia unveiled 2 more locally assembled car in Malaysia. The 2 new models are the BMW 330Li M Sport and the BMW X3 sDrive20i. The BMW 330Li M Sport is the first ever long wheelbase 3 series to arrive in Malaysia, while the BMW X3 sDrive20i is the entry point to the BMW X3 range in Malaysia.

BMW 330Li M Sport

The BMW 330Li M Sport is the extended wheelbase version of the current 3-series model. The Li version of the 3 series has an increased overall length of 4,819mm (+110) and an increased wheelbase length of 2,961mm (+110mm) to provide the additional legroom for the passengers at the back.

Exterior wise, the 330Li M Sport will come with the M Aerodynamics and M Sport Packages, a set of 18” M light alloy wheels in Double-Spoke style 848 M bicolour with mixed tyres and run-flat tyres, double-sided exhaust tailpipe finishers with a trapezoidal design in the rear, as well as the panorama glass roof, and welcome light carpet on both sides.

At the heart of the First-Ever BMW 330Li M Sport is a four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine capable of a maximum output of 258 hp at 5,000 – 6,500 rpm and a peak torque of 400 Nm at 1,550 – 4,400 rpm. Power is transmitted via an 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission. Accelerating from 0-100 km/h is done in only 6.2 seconds, and the new sedan’s top speed is capped at 250 km/h.

As for the interior, the interior trim is finished in Aluminium Tetragon with highlight trim finishers in Pearl Chrome furnishing the cabin. For the rear passengers, BMW have added around 42mm legroom and 4mm of headroom with the addition of vehicle length. Boot space is measured at 480 litres, improved with the storage compartment package that offers more stowage possibilities.

In the cockpit, drivers will be greeted by the M leather steering wheel and M-specific pedals. Other interior highlights for the 330Li M Sport are velour floor mats, ambient lights with 11 predefined lighting designs, automatic air-conditioning with three-zone control, and a HiFi loudspeaker system for entertainment on the road.

The infotainment, navigation and driver display systems in the 330Li M Sport come in the form of the BMW Live Cockpit Professional with a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument display, as well as the BMW Navigation System Professional with 10.25” touch sensitive display.

On the safety front, the 330Li M Sport will be equipped with Cruise Control with braking function, Parking Assistant with rear view mirror, and the BMW Active Pedestrian Safety system. Driving Assistant also comes standard and includes features such as lane departure warning, lane change warning, front collision warning, cross traffic warning and rear collision prevention. The Intelligent Emergency Call functionality also ensures live assistance and support are available at all times.

The First-Ever BMW 330Li M Sport comes in two colour offerings – Mineral White and Carbon Black. Leather Vernasca upholstery in Mocha with black stitching complement both the exterior colour offerings, and will be priced at RM 300,800.00.

BMW X3 sDrive 20i

The new X3 sDrive20i will come in the xLine package, complemented by LED headlights with Extended Contents inclusive of cornering lights. The 19-inch light alloy wheels in Y-Spoke Style 694 with runflat tyres also complete the New BMW X3 sDrive20i.

As for the powertrain, the new X3 sDrive20i is powered by the four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine capable of a maximum output of 184 hp at 5,000 – 6,500 rpm and a peak torque of 300 Nm at 1,350 – 4,000 rpm. The new SAV is capable of a century sprint in 8.2 seconds, and records a top speed of 215 km/h. Transmission that is used on the X3 sDrive20i is the 8-Speed Automatic Steptronic with Automatic Hold Function.

The interior for the X3 sDrive20i is fitted with Black High-Gloss interior trim with highlight finishers in Pearl Chrome, complete with interior and exterior mirrors that are equipped with the automatic anti-dazzle function.

BMW has further equipped the X3 sDrive20i with sport seats for the driver and front passenger, as well as velour floor mats, ambient lighting, and the three-zone automatic air conditioning system. Drivers will also be able to enjoy electric seat adjustment with memory function, while a 12-Speaker HiFi sound system provides endless entertainment for the road ahead.

In terms of digital assistance, the X3 sDrive20i arrives fully-furnished with the Driving Assistant and Parking Assistant. A premium navigational and infotainment experience is offered via a 10.25-inch touchscreen control display, complemented by a Sensatec Instrument Panel and controls with Galvanic Embellishers. These features are also offered alongside the BMW Live Cockpit Plus and the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.

The Intelligent Emergency Call, and the convenient call function with extended smartphone connection also offer safety and convenience to owners of the New BMW X3 sDrive20i. Meanwhile, convenience is offered to the New BMW X3 sDrive20i via the Comfort Access System, along with the Storage Compartment Package that equips the new SAV with 550 litres of luggage capacity.

Colour offerings for the New BMW X3 sDrive20i include Alpine White, Glacier Silver, Black Sapphire, and Phytonic Blue. All exterior offerings are paired with black Leather Vernasa upholstery with black stitching. The X3 sDrive20i will be priced at RM 286,674.00.

Customers who are interested with the new BMW 330Li M Sport and BMW X3 sDrive20i can head on over to BMW showroom or visit BMW Shop Online platform at https://shop.bmw.com.my/.