BMW has announced the launching of the M340i xDrive, the first M Performance model to be assembled at its Rayong plant.

According to a release from BMW Thailand, the M340i xDrive will be available for pre-booking on March 3 from 3:40PM onwards. The first 20 customers placing a pre-booking via will receive an exclusive Bt120,000 interior kit comprising of stainless steel pedals, floormat, interior trim carbon, and Alcantara steering wheel.


Priced at Bt3.999 million, the new model boasts a turbocharged 3.0-litre straight six engine delivering 387hp and 500Nm. Acceleration from 0-100km/h takes 4.4 seconds thanks to an all-wheel-drive system and 8-speed automatic with sporty shifts.

There is Launch Control, along with M Sport Differential and M Sport Brakes with blue-painted calipers.

The M340i also gets an Adaptive M suspension with electronic dampers and Variable Sport Steering.

The interior highlights include a digital 12.3-inch instrument display plus a 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation, M Sport steering wheel, headup display and powered sunroof.