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Tuner attempts to bring the BMW M340i to M4 levels of performance

06-07-2020 17:30
The talented people over at RaceChip were excited to find out whether it was possible to beef up a BMW M340i xDrive enough for it to overtake a stock M4. Would the latest revision of the B58 engine be good enough? Let’s see what they discovered.

The talented people over at RaceChip were excited to find out whether it was possible to beef up a BMW M340i xDrive enough for it to overtake a stock M4. Would the latest revision of the B58 engine be good enough? Let’s see what they discovered.

The B58 normally pushes out 374 horsepower (279 kilowatts) and 500 Newton-meters (369 pound-feet) of torque. After availing itself to a new downpipe, a high-end titanium-alloy exhaust system, some Eibach springs and an ECU tune, the M340i rose to 480 hp (358 kW) and 661 Nm (488 lb-ft) of peak torque.

The numbers are surely impressive enough! But are they enough to win a real-world showdown against the M4? Watch the video and find out!



Editor Andrew Raspopov
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