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BMW Malaysia introduces Elite M Card for owners of M and M Performance models

Complements existing BMW Privileges Elite Card Discounted prices for BMW M track and BMW Driver Training events Discounted prices for BMW lifestyle merchandise Priority service appointmentsBMW Malaysia today introduced the BMW Elite M Card for owners of BMW M and M Performance vehicles. The privilege programme provides an exclusive array of M-specific benefits to complement the existing BMW Privileges Elite Card enjoyed by BMW owners.Mr. Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia sa

Hans

Hans

Sep 5, 2019

All-New 2021 BMW 4 Series (G22): Here's the M Performance parts catalogue

Fancy the all-new 2021 G22 BMW 4 Series with a bit more M? There will be a catalogue of M Performance Parts for the all-new 4 Series. The package consists mostly of visual & aesthetic enhancements, with carbon fibre featuring prominently.Starting with the front bumper, you can see carbon fibre bits in the front lip, air curtains and also the canards on the side. The M Performance treatment is rounded off at the front by blacking out the iconic kidney grill - which is now a one-piece item &nd

Jason

Jason

Jun 4, 2020

BMW M unveils the all-new BMW X5 M and X5 M Competition

BMW M has introduced the third generation all-new 2019 BMW X5 M. Also introduced alongside the X5 M is the even more powerful BMW X5 M Competition variant.The 2019 BMW X5 M’s new engine gives the car a push of 750 Nm and a power output of 607 PS. That is a 25 PS power hike compared to the outgoing X5 M.Meanwhile the all new 2019 BMW X5 M Competition has been tuned to the music of 625 PS while the maximum torque of the X5 M Competi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 7, 2019

BMW M cars outsold Mercedes-AMG by 20k units in 2020!

The rivalry between BMW M GmbH and Mercedes-AMG is as eternal as it goes. With Mercedes-Benz and BMW recently releasing their 2020 sales figures, once again we pit both the mighty German brands head-to-head.While Mercedes-Benz does its best in introducing potent AMG models left and right, based on sales data, it’s BMW’s M-badged performance cars that most buyers prefer.In 2020, BMW M GmbH sold 144,218 cars worldwide while Mercedes-Benz sold 125,129 of its Mercedes-AMG models. That me

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 13, 2021

Next-gen BMW M3 and M4 discussed by BMW M Head of Development

With the upcoming 2020 BMW M3 and M4 set to launch in Sept, BMW is slowly trickling info to set tongues wagging. This week's properly juicy - we have the top M engineer offering insights into the new M cars' development process. Dirk Haecker, BMW M’s head of development shares his views on the cars as he races around Sachsenring. It’s a pretty technical track, and it bodes well for M fans as he says the car offers improved overall driving performance over its predecessor

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 31, 2020

All-new BMW X6 M and BMW X6 M Competition unveiled

In an era when SUVs are booming and cars’ performances are continuously rising, BMW M GmbH has unveiled the third generation BMW X6 M and X6 M Competition.Under the bonnet of the BMW X6 M sits the latest iteration of the 4.4-litre twin turbo V8, also found in the F90 BMW M5, producing 600 PS and 750 Nm of torque. And if that isn't enough for you, the Competition model takes the output to 625 PS while torque is maintained at 750 Nm.All of that power goes through an 8-spee

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 7, 2019

BMW Malaysia celebrates ///Malaysia day with M-owners

In celebration of Malaysia Day, over 70 BMW M high-performing cars and hundreds of M fans gathered at Pavilion, Bukit Bintang on the 16th of September.The day began with BMW M owners as well as several members from the media, us included, gathering at Auto Bavaria Ara Damansara. Our car for the day was the F90 BMW M5 for the convoy to Pavilion.A quick cup of coffee and a briefing later, we hopped into the BMW M5 and set off in the convoy. First impression of the M5 was how refined it is. As a pe

Shaun

Shaun

Sep 18, 2020

BMW X8 M to be the most powerful BMW yet; plug-in hybrid, over 700 PS

Rendering by X-Tomi DesignYes, the BMW X8 is happening. BMW has reportedly filed a trademark for the X8 M name plate in Germany’s DPMA database. And if the rumours are true, the X8 M will be a plug-in hybrid that makes somewhere in region of 700 PS and 750 PS.The BMW X8 will be slotted above the X7, likely to be the “coupe” version of it like the X6 is to the X5, and X4 to the X3, and yeah, you get the picture.2020 BMW X6Presently, no BMW M models are electrified. However, the

Shaun

Shaun

May 1, 2020

Specs comparison: 2020 BMW X3 M Competition vs Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S

Not to be outmatched by Volkswagen, BMW too have launched four brand new models at a launch last week. There was the X4 M Competition which is an absolute beast that can reach 100 km/h from rest in 4.1 seconds, the exquisite and expensive M8 Coupe and Gran Coupe, and finally our star, the X3 M Competition.The BMW X3 M Competition is the Bavarian’s latest performance SUV, competing against the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 and the Porsche Macan. But we’re going to focus this battle as a 2-

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 18, 2020

Sales of BMW M cars went up 6% in 2020 while regular models went down 7%

2020 proved to be a bit of a turbulent year for BMW as the Bavarian manufacturer saw sales of its regular cars plunge while the more performance-oriented M cars saw positive growth.That’s not to say that BMW sold more M-badged cars than the regular ones. Sales for the regular BMW vehicles were 2,028,659 in 2020 which was a drop of 7.2% compared to 2019.There is still some reason to cheer for BMW though. Sales of its upper luxury models which include the 7 Series, 8 Series, and X7, increase

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 13, 2021

BMW Malaysia introduces CKD 2019 BMW X3 M Sport

It’s a very sporty month for BMW Malaysia as they launch yet another M Sport equipped car - the 2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i M Sport.The kitted up X3 is now available for sale for RM328,000. Kulim will only be building 120 units of this variation of the X3 so if you’re a fan of M Sport, you do not want to miss this opportunity. On the exterior, the 2019 BMW X3 M Sport gets new 20-inch M light alloy wheels in Double Spoke Style 699 M along with M Aerodynamic body styling like the rear bumper

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 27, 2019

Why are Audi RS and BMW M ditching DCTs in favour of torque converters?

With the recent launch of the Audi RS6 and RS7, plus the BMW M3 and BMW M4 performance cars on our shores, it seems that there is a shift in direction towards the torque converter transmission (TCT) on core performance models. More importantly, manufacturers like Audi were - up until this point in time - massive proponents of the dual clutch transmission (DCT). Other performance-oriented brands have also followed suit.It wasnt that long ago when the dual-clutch transmission (DCT) was hailed as a

Jason

Jason

Feb 16, 2021

2020 BMW X3 M Competition and BMW X4 M Competition launched in Indonesia, only 12 units!

BMW SUV customers in Indonesia have racier options to look forward to as BMW Group Indonesia officially unveiled the 2020 X3 M Competition and the 2020 X4 M Competition via a virtual event. These are the most powerful variants of the X3 and X4 SUVs. Apart from platform and general look, that’s about all that’s similar with their regular counterparts. On the outside, theyre already much sportier than the standard variants thanks to lots of M goodies. Both cars have their iconic kidney

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 17, 2020

New locally-assembled 2020 G20 BMW 330e M Sport launched in Malaysia – From RM 264k

BMW Malaysia has added an electrifying variant to its 3 Series lineup with the launch of the 2020 G20 BMW 330e M Sport. It promises to deliver the best of both worlds with a sportier and more efficient driving experience.The 330e M Sport is launched alongside the powerful M340i. Both models are locally-assembled (CKD) at BMW Malaysia’s plant in Kulim, Kedah.Exterior and InteriorOn the outside, the 330e M Sport comes with a sporty exterior that is enhanced by the adaptive LED headlights and

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 22, 2020

BMW Malaysia introduces CKD 330i M Sport, priced from RM 288,800

BMW Malaysia today unveiled the new BMW 330i M Sport, the latest addition to the premium automaker’s locally-assembled portfolio. Assembled in Kulim, the 330i M Sport now retails for RM 288,800, an RM 40,000 reduction when compared to the imported model.Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “We introduced the seventh generation of the world’s best-selling premium sports sedan earlier this year, raising the bar yet again in its segment. While the fully imp

Eric

Eric

Sep 17, 2019

Behold the BMW M8 Gran Coupe, BMW M is on the roll

Now the BMW 8 Series is even more powerful! Hot off the launch of the BMW X5 M and X6 M, BMW M introduces the BMW M8 Gran Coupe.The new BMW M8 Gran Coupe is powered by a 4.4-litre V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo.The car produces 600 PS and 750 Nm of torque. The V8 engine is paired to an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic and M xDrive all-wheel-drive system linked with M Differential.This allows the M8 Gran Coupe to make that century sprint in just 3.3 seconds and has a f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 9, 2019

BMW Malaysia menyambut Hari Malaysia dengan pemilik ///M

Bersempena dengan sambutan Hari Malaysia baru-baru ini, ratusan peminat tegar bmw ///M dengan lebih daripada 70 buah BMW berprestasi tinggi telah berkumpul di Pavilion, Bukit Bintang.Sambutan Hari Malaysia dimulakan dengan pengumpulan kesemua media termasuk kami dan pemilik BMW M dari seluruh negara di Auto Bavaria Ara Damansara. Kereta yang kami peroleh untuk konvoi ini ialah BMW M5 F90.Setelah mengambil sarapan pagi dan menerima penerangan berkenaan rencana untuk hari itu, kami melewati k

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 20, 2020

2020 (G20) BMW M340i vs 2019 (W205) Mercedes-AMG C43 - Which is the ultimate performance sedan?

Last week, BMW Malaysia introduced the first-ever locally assembled M Performance car - the G20 BMW M340i xDrive. It is priced at RM 402,354 (without SST), valid until 31 December 2020.The BMW M340i goes head to head against the Mercedes-AMG C43, which is also locally assembled, priced at RM 401,114 (without SST). Since we’ve yet to get our hands on the BMW M340i, we’ll just take a side by side look at the spec sheets.Powertrain - Mercedes-AMG C43 has more power, but slower from 0-10

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 27, 2020

Owner Review: Luxury meets performance - Experiencing the BMW 740Le

** This article is the personal experience of a 2018 BMW G11 740Le owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Author: Kevin WongHave you ever looked to the car next to you or on a billboard while driving or while it is parked and it is a BMW 7-Series and you admire the lines and curves? I was exactly like that and I can say that I am lucky enough to be able to drive it daily (it’s a company car, does not belong to me... haha). My first encounter with a BMW 7-Series was an E

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 31, 2020

New 2020 BMW X1 facelift, now with M Sport – RM 233,800

BMW Malaysia starts the new year rolling with the introduction of the new 2020 BMW X1 facelift. As before, the updated BMW X1 range is only available in one variant, but this time it's the front-wheel drive X1 sDrive20i M Sport. The updated SAV is locally assembled in Kulim and goes at a price of RM 233,800.Cosmetically, the new X1 comes with minor changes to the front and rear bumpers, with the M Sport items now featuring larger air intakes, plus larger tailpipes respect

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 9, 2020

BMW (F44) 218i Gran Coupe dilancarkan, M Sport, pemasangan CKD, RM 211,367

BMW Group Malaysia hari ini melancarkan BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe 2020 di Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. Didatangkan dengan satu varian, model ini dipasang secara CKD di Kulim, Kedah.BMW 218i Gran Coupe M Sport ini berharga RM 211,367 dengan pengecualian SST (tanpa insurans). Untuk maklumat anda, ia berkongsi platform modular UKL2 dengan BMW 1 Series (F40) dimana ia turut didatangkan dengan pacuan roda hadapan.Dari segi tren kuasa, BMW 218i Gran Coupe M Sport dikuasai oleh enjin 1.5L 3-silinder

Faisal

Faisal

Oct 8, 2020

Spied: 2020 (G20) BMW 330e M Sport – CKD, Malaysia launch imminent?

A little over a month ago, the 2020 (G20) BMW 330e was spotted in Putrajaya. Now we’re seeing multiple units of it on a trailer, which suggests a launch could be on the horizon.From the photo, it appears to mirror the M Sport trim on the 330i along with the same 18-inch Style 790 M double-spoke Orbit Grey wheels.BMW 3 SeriesPower comes from an electrified 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that packs a total output of 252 PS/420 Nm, same as the F30 but the G20 introduces an Xtra

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 15, 2020

The name is so long, only 36 of you can buy it - the BMW 530i M Sport Dark Shadow Edition, priced from RM 392k

BMW Malaysia today unveiled a new variant to their 5 Series line up in Malaysia with this, the 2021 BMW 530i M Sport Dark Shadow Edition. With only 36 units on offer, on-the-road prices for the locally-assembled (CKD) Dark Shadow Edition starts at RM 392,800 (sans insurance, inclusive of SST).This price is an additional RM 10k above the standard BMW 530i M Sport, so lets see whats new here.If the name is any clue, dont expect the bright yellows and greens like you see on the all-new 2020 BMW M3

Sanjay

Sanjay

Dec 29, 2020

Malaysia set to introduce 2021 G12 BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport in April?

The M Sport bits look good, no?2021 is set to be a busy year for BMW Malaysia. Following our earlier news that the BMW X3 sDrive20i could be launched soon, it seems that there will be another model being prepped for a Malaysian launch, this time the G12 BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport plug-in hybrid (PHEV).Current 740Le xDrive picturedAgain, this seems a long time coming, because the G12 7-series has been with us a long time, and never got the M Sport treatment. The question is, why not? To our observa

Jason

Jason

Mar 11, 2021

80 Malaysians bought a BMW M last year, BMW Group Malaysia sold 9,890 cars in 2020

BMW Group Malaysia ended 2020 with a total of 9,890 BMW and MINI cars delivered, down 5 percent from 2019’s 10,442 units, due to the Covid-19 pandemic of course. Including BMW Motorrad bikes, the Group sold a total of 11,016 vehicles in 2020.Of the 9,890 cars delivered, over 2,200 units are plug-in hybrid models, contributed mostly by the 530e and 740 Le.xDrive.A very high 87 percent of the Group’s total sales come from locally-assembled (CKD) models, made at BMW’s vehicle asse

Hans

Hans

Feb 19, 2021

2020 BMW X3 PHEV M Sport launched in Thailand, what about Malaysia?

BMW Thailand has just introduced the 2020 BMW X3 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) at the ongoing 2020 Bangkok International Motor Show.The new 2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e shares its powertrain with the G20 330e – a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that does 184 PS from 5,000 rpm to 6,500 rpm and 300 Nm from 1,350 rpm to 4,000 rpm. The petrol engine is mated to an electric motor that allows for a combined system output of 292 PS and 420 Nm.Thanks to its 12-kWh battery pack, the X3 xDrive30e has an elec

Eric

Eric

Jul 13, 2020

2020 (F97) BMW X3 M Competition launched in Malaysia, 510 PS/600 Nm, RM 886k

BMW Malaysia has launched the 2020 BMW X3 M Competition, priced at RM 886,551 (OTR without insurance, inclusive of SST discount). The BMW X3 M Competition goes against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 63 and Porsche Macan Turbo.At the heart of the BMW X3 M sits a new S58 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged straight-six, producing 510 PS and 600 Nm. An 8-speed automatic transmission deploys the horses to all four wheels via the M xDrive all-wheel drive system.Unlike the system on the F90 BMW M5, there

Shaun

Shaun

Aug 14, 2020

BMW 330e M Sport 2020 rasmi dilancarkan. 2.2 liter / 100 km! Harga bermula RM 264,000

BMW 3 SeriesBMW Malaysia hari ini mengambil satu langkah lagi ke masa hadapan dengan pelancaran BMW 330e M Sport yang lebih mesra alam. Sedan eksekutif premium berkuasa elektrik ini merupakan satu lagi penambahan baru dalam produk BMW yang merupakan perintis konsep mobiliti hijau.Dilancarkan bersama-sama dengan BMW M340i xDrive, sedan eksekutif hibrid ini dipasang di kilang pemasangan BMW yang berada di Kulim, Kedah.Rekaan luaran dan dalamanDari segi luaran, BMW 330e M Sport dilengkapi dengan re

Haris

Haris

Oct 22, 2020

Imported from Malaysia, 2021 BMW 330Li M Sport is launched in Thailand, RM 392k

Following the launch in India last month, the long wheelbase BMW 3 Series (codenamed G28) has launched in Thailand. Only one variant is offered – the BMW 330Li M Sport and it’s assembled (CKD) in BMW Group Malaysias vehicle assembly facility in Kulim, priced at 2,899,000 baht (around RM 392k).PM1 is BMW Malaysias identifier.Let’s start with the obvious difference - the size. The 2021 BMW 330Li M Sport is 4,819 mm in length, which is 110 mm longer than the normal version, while

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 15, 2021

2020 (F98) BMW X4 M Competition launched in Malaysia, 510 PS/600 Nm, from RM 904k

BMW Malaysia has launched the 2020 BMW X4 M Competition, priced at RM 904,276 (OTR without insurance, inclusive of SST discount). The BMW X4 M Competition goes against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 63 Coupe and Porsche Macan Turbo.Like the BMW X3 M Competition, at the heart of the BMW X4 M sits a new S58 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged straight-six, producing 510 PS and 600 Nm. An 8-speed automatic transmission deploys the horses to all four wheels via the M xDrive all-wheel drive system.Unlike

Shaun

Shaun

Aug 14, 2020