22 kW faster charging speed, new colors, still 340 hp/430Nm, 582 km range

KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia has announced an updated version of the BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport, bringing enhancements and improved charging capabilities to the Malaysian market. This latest version builds on the success of its debut in late 2023, offering a more refined electric ownership experience with a focus on charging efficiency.

Important points

  • So what’s new?

    The BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport comes standard with AC Charging Professional, which significantly increases charging speeds.

  • What are the new charging speeds?

    This upgrade means you can charge faster at both home and public stations thanks to the new 22 kW charging capability. It currently takes less than 4 hours and 15 minutes to charge from 0 to 100%.

  • Anything else new?

    Available in both classic and new color options, the i5 eDrive40 M Sport adds Sophist Gray Metallic, Oxide Gray Metallic, Cape York Green Metallic and Fire Red Metallic to its color options.

  • How long is the driving range?

    582km

  • Benjamin Nagel, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia, expressed his enthusiasm for the progress of electric vehicle penetration in Malaysia. The introduction of the latest BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport and its advanced charging technology underlines BMW Malaysia’s commitment to providing customers with premium electric mobility options.

    Known for its dynamic driving quality and luxurious design, the BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport boasts even better charging features, including standard AC Charging Professional for faster charging at home and in public.

    The BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport comes standard with AC Charging Professional, which significantly increases charging speeds. This upgrade means you can charge faster at both home and public stations thanks to the new 22 kW charging capability.

    It currently takes less than 4 hours and 15 minutes to charge from 0 to 100%. When using an 11kW charger, a full charge takes approximately 8 hours and 15 minutes. Additionally, the car continues to support fast DC charging up to 205 kW, allowing you to boost the battery from 0 to 80% in just 34 minutes.

    Thanks to a strategically placed high-voltage underbody battery with a large capacity of 83.9 kWh, the BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport maintains a peak power of 340 hp and delivers an electric driving range of up to 582 km (WLTP) .

    The i5 eDrive40 M Sport also combines luxury and performance with maximum torque of 430Nm in Sport Boost mode, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.0 seconds and reaching a top speed of 193 km/h. I’m letting you do it.

    The BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport stands out with its vertical LED headlight strip and ‘sharknose’-inspired grille, enhanced by BMW Iconic Glow for an attention-grabbing exterior. That look is further amplified by the M high-gloss Shadowline trim.

    It is powered by BMW Operating System 8.5 and features connectivity options such as BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant and Digital Key Plus. The interior features a BMW Curved Display for seamless interaction and a Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system for crisp audio quality.

    Safety and comfort are top priorities with advanced driver assistance systems and luxurious merino leather upholstery. Available in both classic and new color options, the i5 eDrive40 M Sport adds Sophist Gray Metallic, Oxide Gray Metallic, Cape York Green Metallic and Fire Red Metallic to its color options.

    With these enhancements, BMW Malaysia continues to strengthen its portfolio of premium electric vehicles, ensuring drivers enjoy the best electric driving pleasure combined with the convenience of shorter charging times and longer electric range. Masu.

    The BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport features the same advanced charging technology as the recently updated BMW iX xDrive50 Sport and BMW iX M60, an update that brings Malaysians the epitome of electrified driving pleasure. It underlines BMW Malaysia’s unwavering commitment to deliver.

    The upgraded BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport is available at RM 399,800.00. Opting for BMW Malaysia Finance Services’ Easy Drive Financing Plan allows him to drive 1 home with monthly payments starting from RM 4,845.00, based on a 5-year term and 100,000 km mileage with 80% financing .

    Additionally, you can get RM10,000 Easy Drive cash rebate when you sign up for Easy Drive Financing. Alternatively, the Straight Line Financing Plan offers monthly installments starting from RM 4,709.00 calculated at 80% financing over 7 years.

    Owning a BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport comes with all the benefits of BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership, ensuring peace of mind and a seamless driving experience.

    This includes a BMW 5-year/unlimited mileage warranty with free scheduled service program, 8-year/160,000km battery warranty, BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline, BMW Service Online and is comprehensive throughout your ownership. We guarantee you the best care and support.

    Also read: BMW Malaysia launches new 2024 iX xDrive50 Sport and iX M60 – starting from RM467k

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