BMW Malaysia has announced two new models for the festive season, the BMW 118i M Sport and 330e M Sport. The 118i Sport is a dynamic premium compact hatch, while the 330e M Sport is the first BMW 3 Series Hybrid with eDrive Technology. Both models are already available at BMW dealerships across the country.
Both the new BMW 118i M Sport and BMW 330e M Sport arrive equipped with the M Aerodynamics, M Sport Suspension package as well as 18-inch M light alloy wheels. Apart from that, there is the signature double kidney grille with chrome frame, in which the grille slates are in high-gloss Black. The sporty appearances of the cars are then rounded off by the BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line as well as M logos on the side panels to indicate the cars’ dynamic ambitions.
Additionally, the headlights and fog lights of the BMW 118i M Sport and BMW 330e M Sport are made available with LED light units while both cars also feature the Comfort Access systems as standard.
The new BMW 330e M Sport specifically keeps its additional functionalities which include the Rear View Camera function and the Electric Glass Roof.
It is inside the cars where the most apparent elements of the M Sport present itself. Most distinguished is the prominent Blue stripe that runs through the dashboard, clearly indicating the cars’ performance nature and M Sport character. This expression is further emphasized with the M leather steering wheel with sport and multi-function buttons, BMW Individual headliner in anthracite and sports seats with electric memory for the driver.
With BMW ConnectedDrive, available for the 330e M Sport, the system works with Park Assist functionalities for parking assist purposes, obviously. Attached with the ConnectedDrive services are; the Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices, Concierge Services and Remote Services. Both models are also equipped with Navigation System Professional, featuring a high-resolution 3D display on an 8.8-inch display monitor. Emergency call, Teleservices and concierge are standard services already available with other BMW models.
The ConnectedDrive’s Remote services are offered in the 118i M Sport as standard, while the 330e M Sport get the eDrive option. The eDrive enables interaction with the vehicle via the new BMW Connected App on a mobile device where the user can control certain functionalities of the vehicle such as the lights, horn as well as check on the fuel level status of the vehicle. Specifically for the BMW 330e M Sport, the BMW Connected App enables the remote activation of the car’s air conditioning system as well as provides data on the current charging status of the battery.
The BMW 118i M Sport comes with a starting price of RM 188,800 and the BMW 330e M Sport is priced at RM 258,800.