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2017 BMW 4 Series LCI on sale in Australia from $69,900

April 27, 2017

Following an international debut in January, BMW Australia has now announced pricing and lineup details for the 2017 BMW 4 Series LCI update.

Three main model variants make up the Aussie range, spanning from the 420i, 430i, to the range-topping 440i. All are available in either two-door coupe, convertible, or four-door coupe form.

Powering the entry 420i continues to be a 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine producing 135kW and 270Nm. It’s able to cover 0-100km/h in 7.5 seconds, while offering an average fuel consumption of 5.8L/100km.

Stepping up to the 430i sees the same engine boosted to 185kW and 350Nm, reducing the 0-100km/h time down to 5.8 seconds. Even still, fuel economy remains unchanged from the 420i.

At the top, the 440i is powered by a 3.0-litre turbo inline six engine developing 240kW and 450Nm. It scoots off from 0-100km/h in 5.0 seconds, and offers an average consumption of 6.8L/100km.

As for the LCI model update changes, there’s new LED lighting, iDrive6 infotainment upgrade, and revised suspension for a sportier drive and more comfortable ride. There’s also enhanced equipment, including at least 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive M suspension as standard, and head-up display.

The new model is on sale now from the following prices (excluding on-roads), with deliveries arriving in June. See further below for some of the highlight standard features.

2017 BMW 420i Coupe – $69,900
2017 BMW 420i Gran Coupe – $69,900
2017 BMW 420i Convertible – $87,900

2017 BMW 430i Coupe – $79,900
2017 BMW 430i Gran Coupe – $79,900
2017 BMW 430i Convertible – $97,900

2017 BMW 440i Coupe – $99,900
2017 BMW 440i Gran Coupe – $99,900
2017 BMW 440i Convertible – $117,900

420i standard specification includes:

– 19-inch light alloy wheels
– Eight-speed sports automatic transmission – Adaptive M Suspension
– LED Headlights
– LED fog lights
– Exterior mirrors with anti-dazzle function
– Front and rear Park Distance Control
– Navigation System Professional with iDrive6
– Head Up Display
– Dakota Leather upholstery
– Electric sports seats with memory function
– Extended smartphone connectivity
– Emergency call and TeleServices
– ConnectedDrive Services
– Remote Services
– Real-time traffic information
– DAB+ radio capability
– Lane change warning
– Driving Assistant
– Surround View
– Speed Limit Info
– Rear View Camera
– Six-speaker stereo
– Automatic tailgate (Gran Coupe)
– Wind deflector (Convertible)
– Electric folding hardtop (Convertible)

430i, in addition to 420i spec

– M Sport Package as standard equipment (Luxury Line a no-cost option)
– BMW Individual leather instrument panel (Luxury Line)
– Comfort Access
– Electric lumbar support for driver and front passenger
– Nine-speaker, 205W HiFi Loudspeaker System

440i, in addition to 430i spec

– BMW Individual leather instrument panel (for M Sport Package)
– ConnectedDrive Concierge Services
– Heated front seats
– High Beam Assist
– Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function
– Parking Assistant
– Adaptive LED Headlights
– harman/kardon 16-speaker, 600W surround sound system
– Air Collar (Convertible)

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.