The BMW X4 Sports Activity Coupe we first talked about back in April 2013 has become official, with BMW saying it will make its public debut next month at the New York International Auto Show, with production officially kicking off sometime this spring at the auto maker’s Spartanburg, South Carolina plant.
Looking very much like the concept design we saw last year, the 2015 BMW X4 is a mid-sized sports activity vehicle that brings along “the style and elegance of tradition coupe.” For those in the United States, the X4 will be launched in two models, with the xDrive28i being priced at $45,625 and the xDrive35i being priced at $48,925.
The X4’s interior features all the trimmings, including wood paneling and aluminum trim, a “high-gloss black-panel look”, and what the auto maker says is subtle electroplated accents. There’s a power tailgate and leather steering wheel complete with shift paddles, all of it rounded out by BMW’s iDrive Controller and central display.
Those who choose the higher end X4 model will get a 0 to 60 time of 5.2 seconds, while the lesser model is timed at 6 seconds for the same acceleration rate. Both models will offer the maker’s xDrive, a so-called intelligent AWD system. There’s also an ECO PRO mode and coasting functionality to keep gas usage down.