The BMW M340i Touring gets another photoshoot to coincide with the upcoming market launch in November 2019. Next month, the Sedan and Touring models will also be available in BMW M340i First Edition guise. Limited to 340 units in each case, the First Edition will include particularly enticing design and equipment features.

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The Most Powerful Non-M Engine

BMW’s beautiful touring gets the most powerful six-cylinder engine today, aside from full M models. The 3.0 liter six-cylinder unit makes 374 horsepower, enough to take the BMW M340i Touring from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.5 seconds. With the xDrive system onboard.

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The dual-branch, twin-tailpipe exhaust system incorporates two petrol particulate filters, enabling the BMW M duo to satisfy the stipulations of the Euro 6d-TEMP emissions standard.

The new BMW M340i Touring rides as standard on bespoke 18-inch M light-alloy wheels shod with mixed-size tires measuring 225/45 R 18 at the front and 255/40 R 18 at the rear. Likewise model-specific 19-inch M light-alloy wheels in three designs can be found on the options list along with 19-inch BMW Individual light-alloy wheels, again with mixed-size tires. There are also high-performance tires available as an option for the 19-inch M light-alloy wheels.

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Inside, standard equipment include sports seats for the driver and front passenger upholstered in an M-specific combination of Sensatec and Alcantara with contrast quilting in Blue. Furthermore, the M340i comes with an M leather steering, a BMW Individual headliner in Anthracite, M pedals, M-specific floor mats and interior trim strips in Aluminum Tetragon with accent strips in Pearl-effect Chrome.

The BMW M340i First Edition.

The BMW M340i First Edition will be available in both Sedan and Touring guise and offered in selected markets – including Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, the Middle East, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. The limited run of 340 units of each model version will come with a selection of exceptionally attractive design and equipment features.

The BMW Individual paint finish in Frozen Dark Grey metallic, BMW Individual High-gloss Shadowline trim with extended features and 19-inch M light-alloy wheels highlight the Edition models.

Moving inside, BMW Individual Merino full leather trim in an exclusive Fjord Blue/Silverstone bi-color variant, a leather-covered BMW Individual instrument panel and M seat belts create an inimitable cabin ambience.

BMW Individual interior trim elements in High-gloss Aluminum weave and with “M340i First Edition 1/340” badging add the finishing touches.

Unfortunately, US customers will not get their hands one what is arguably the best looking BMW today.