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      04-08-2020, 09:43 AM   #1
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2021 M140i F40 Prototype Hits The Nurburgring

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why is this a m140i and not a m135i. I mean where you can see the difference ?
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Any insider powertrain hints? B48 + more tune but is there any eboost going on?


Hopefully from factory looks a little more like this
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Wait, what? I am completely lost - I did not know they were doing these anymore? This surely can't be a straight-six, right?
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Wish we would get these in USA/Canada..
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Sounds like a B58. Please be true!
Nope
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Sounds like a B58. Please be true!
Get yr hearing checked.

Sounds more like narly 4 banger than a 6pot
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Literally says 2.0 i4...
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Something is wrong with the footage. The trees are NOT green/yellow right now. They don't have any leafes so these are old scenes from at least last fall or even older. Maybe these are just the first M135i prototype.
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I'm assuming this is a even further tuned B48...?
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Don't like the grille
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Any insider powertrain hints? B48 + more tune but is there any eboost going on?


Hopefully from factory looks a little more like this
This is so nice! If it becomes available in the US I will get one.
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So the nomenclature will get even worse? We will have two different 40i engines (and a number of different tunes)? How many niches does BMW need to fill?
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Something is wrong with the footage. The trees are NOT green/yellow right now. They don't have any leafes so these are old scenes from at least last fall or even older. Maybe these are just the first M135i prototype.
Watch again there are 2 different cars too. The grilles are a giveaway, plus you're a re probably correct, just a timing release!
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Fake News!
What's the fake bit, the car or the timing of reveal?
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Fake News!
What's the fake bit, the car or the timing of reveal?
Not entirely sure but that video definitely is not recent!
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Watch again there are 2 different cars too. The grilles are a giveaway, plus you're a re probably correct, just a timing release!
One of them is filmed in october 2018: https://www.autogespot.com/bmw-1-series-f20/2018/10/23

And the other one in october 2019: https://www.autogespot.com/bmw-m140i-2019/2019/10/26

Will there be a M140i again? For sure. At some point we will also have a 145, 345 and maybe even a 555 . For me this video just looks like click bait.
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One of them is filmed in october 2018: https://www.autogespot.com/bmw-1-series-f20/2018/10/23

And the other one in october 2019: https://www.autogespot.com/bmw-m140i-2019/2019/10/26

Will there be a M140i again? For sure. At some point we will also have a 145, 345 and maybe even a 555 . For me this video just looks like click bait.
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Maybe OP is having finger trouble stick behind his keyboard at home.

And April Fools Day was a week ago.

Move along feckall to see here me thinks😂😂😂
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I read somewhere that an M140e or something to that effect was under consideration... who knows it's up to BMW, if they want to compete with the A45s and RS3 hatch then they'll do it. If they don't, they won't.
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It's rumoured that a M140e could come, with the following specs:

M140e = B48 + hybrid
Power: 405Pk & 500nm 4 cyl

Some tuners already know about this engine, but nothing has been confirmed yet.
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