BMW Malaysia unveils the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 at the Malaysia Autoshow 2023

BMW Malaysia today unveiled the First-Ever BMW i4 M50, at the Malaysia Autoshow 2023. First previewed in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of BMW’s iconic motorsports division last year, the first all-electric BMW M debut is set to raise the benchmark for pure electric driving performance in Malaysia.

Sashi Ambi, Head of Corporate Communications and Sustainability of BMW Group Malaysia said, “As we innovate towards mobility of the future, we at the BMW Group are also oriented towards new technology and thinking on performance, electrification and even sustainable development, while keeping to the signature and DNA of BMW M. This strength has led to powerful transformations – one of which is the first high-performance BMW M electric vehicle in the world, that will set the course for the future of thrilling sportiness. Witnessing this culmination of rich heritage and the spirit of progression, we are thrilled to present the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 for our customers and BMW M enthusiasts in Malaysia, amongst the many other highly anticipated vehicles that will be unveiled today.”

The First-Ever BMW i4 M50 is the first M-badged electric vehicle in the world that sets the foundation for the future of thrilling sportiness in the country – one that is both Sustainable and Responsible. Yet, loyal customers, fans and enthusiasts can continue to anticipate and be moved by the emotional driving experience they have come to love because a BMW M is – and will remain – the Ultimate Driving Machine.

The Most Powerful Letter in the World Meets i.

The First-Ever BMW i4 M50 will arrive with the BMW M 50 Years Emblems as standard. The sporty character of the car is exemplified through standard equipment features including the M Aerodynamics package, M rear spoiler in body colour and black rear diffuser insert. Inside, the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 is furnished with the M interior trim with Carbon Fibre trim finishers, M Anthracite Headliner, and features as such M Sport seats at the front, M seat belts, instrument panel in Sensatec, and electrical glass roof. The BMW IconicSounds Electric also provides for a particularly emotive experience by recreating the sporty “M” engine sound.

Two BMW M eDrive motors are implemented in the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 – one each for the front and rear axles. This configuration allows for an extremely dynamic all-wheel drive experience, with an impressive output of 400 kW (544 hp) and maximum torque of 795 Nm in Sport Boost mode. Century sprint can be achieved in just 3.9 seconds, while top speed is capped at 225 km/h.

With an energy consumption of 24 – 19 kWh/100 km, the electric range is measured at 510 kilometres (based on the WLTP cycle). Compatible with both AC and DC charging modes, the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 can be fully charged in just 8 hours and 15 minutes with an 11-kW AC charger, or be charged from 10 per cent to 80% in just 31 minutes with a 200-kW DC charger.

Peace of mind is also ensured with onboard advanced safety systems, which include Acoustic Protection for Pedestrians, Active Protection for Pedestrians, Driving Assistant Professional, Parking Assistant Plus and Active Protection.

The First-Ever BMW i4 M50 will be available in the exterior colours of Mineral White, Black Sapphire, M Brooklyn Grey, M Portimao Blue and Sanremo Green. Interior upholstering is available in Leather Vernasca in Black with Blue Contrast Stitching and Leather Vernasca in Cognac.

Dynamic financial programme. 

With the Straight Line Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 can be owned with a monthly instalment plan starting from RM4,928.00 (based on estimates of an 80% loan on a seven-year tenure).

Complete premium ownership experience.

Owners of the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 will receive the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes:

  • BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme
  • BMW 8-Year / 160,000 km Battery Warranty (whichever comes first)
  • BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline
  • The BMW Group Loyalty+ Mobile App – BMW Privileges Card
  • BMW Service Online

The retail pricing (on the road, without insurance) for the First-Ever BMW i4 M50 with Extended Warranty and BMW Service & Repair Inclusive is: The First-Ever BMW i4 M50 RM 445,800.00