On this episode of Ignition Carlos Lago of MotorTrend goes to Portugal to test the new BMW 435i.
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Held in the beautiful Cascais, Portugal, the international media launch gave us also an exclusive look at BMW’s first 4 Series models. While all the journalists had a chance to drive the 435i model, other 4 Series variants were in display. Our test drive reviews can be found here and here.
Under the hood of the BMW 435i is the award-winning 3.0 liter six-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 306 horsepower.
Engine: 2,979cc 6-cyl turbo
Transmission: 6-speed manual/8-speed auto, rear-wheel drive
Power (hp): 306@5,800rpm
Torque (lb ft): 295@1,200-5,000rpm
0-62mph: 5.4sec (auto 5.1sec)
Top speed: 155mph (limited)
Weight: 1,585kg (auto 1,600kg, both EU)
CO2: 185g/km (auto 169g/km)