BMW iPerformance models


The best of both worlds.

BMW’s passion for motorsport and obsession for pure driving pleasure are what inspired the BMW M Performance models. They take the dynamic genes of BMW M and combine them with the best of their respective series. The driving experience is so thrilling that it had to become an entire new class of BMW. Discover the power of M Performance.

BMW M Performance Steering Wheel BMW M Performance Steering Wheel

Exclusive M details.

M Performance models have the M Sport package included as standard, which includes M Sport suspension and the M aerodynamics package, yet they still offer so much more. Both inside and outside, the BMW M Performance models have exclusive options to distinguish them from their respective model series.

BMW M Performance Front Design Accents

Unmistakable design accents.

Design details of the M Performance models include accent colour within the front apron.

BMW M Performance Kidney Grille in Signature Colour

Eye-catching kidney grille.

Selected elements of the kidney grille are captured in signature colour.

BMW M Performance Light Alloy Wheels

Light alloy wheels.

Every BMW M Performance model features exclusive wheel styling in accent colour.

BMW M Performance “M” Logo on the Side Wall

M logo.

The M logo in Dark Chrome or Cerium Grey, according to the model, accentuates the M Performance model DNA.

BMW M Performance Exterior Mirror Caps in Accent Colour

Exterior mirror caps.

Curved mirror caps are finished in Ferric Grey or Cerium Grey, according to the model. Their aerodynamic design offers barely any resistance to the airstream.

BMW M Performance Exhaust Pipe Finishers

Powerful exhaust pipe finishers.

BMW M Performance models are instantly recognisable by their exhaust pipe finishers on both sides.

BMW M Performance Rear Model Designation

Rear model designation.

Model designation in accent colour with an integrated M on the rear underlines the close relationship to the BMW M Series.

BMW M Performance Door Sill Finishers with Designation

Door sill finishers.

Welcoming door sill finishers bear the M designation. In the BMW M760Li xDrive, ‘V12’ replaces the designation.

BMW M Performance wheels BMW M Performance wheels


BMW M Performance models are the product of a passion for power, dynamics and collective experience of BMW M engineers. The result is an extraordinarily sporty character and unique combination of dynamics, comfort and everyday practicality.


xDrive is available as an option or as a standard feature, depending on the model. To meet the dynamic demands of M Performance, the intelligent all-wheel drive system has greater emphasis on the rear wheels.

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Specific suspension settings translate the outstanding engine performance into impressive driving dynamics, including individually configured spring and damping systems.

Tyres and brakes.

M Performance models are equipped with the largest M wheels that BMW have to offer, with select models fitted with specifically tuned M Performance tyres. Braking systems with the largest discs enhance their outstanding braking properties.


Power steering and the self-centring effect have been individually modified for each model, providing a unique steering sensation.

M Performance engine M Performance engine

Intense power units.

BMW M Performance models are equipped with exceptionally powerful engines. A six-cylinder engine is employed in the BMW 1 Series, 2 Series and X3 M40i, while the BMW X5 M50d and X6 M50d accelerate particularly dynamically thanks to three-stage turbocharging. The only V12 petrol engine is reserved for the BMW M760Li xDrive.

An impressive engine sound intensifies the sporty driving experience, and BMW M Performance models each have their own distinctive sound.

8-speed Steptronic Sport Transmission 8-speed Steptronic Sport Transmission

Manual or automatic – you decide.

The optional 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission adapts to suit individual driving styles, from comfortable cruising to a dynamic drive. In addition to automatic gear selection, gears can be changed manually at any time using the selector lever or the shift paddles on the steering wheel.

Launch Control, which is included in 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission, enables maximum acceleration from a standing start.


Select a BMW M Performance model.

BMW M140i 3-door

BMW M140i 3-door.

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BMW M140i 5-door

BMW M140i 5-door.

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BMW M240i Coupé

BMW M240i Coupé.

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BMW M240i Convertible

BMW M240i Convertible.

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BMW M760Li xDrive

BMW M760Li xDrive.

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BMW X3 M40i

BMW X3 M40i.

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BMW X4 M40i

BMW X4 M40i and M40d.

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BMW X5 M50d

BMW X5 M50d.

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BMW X6 M50d

BMW X6 M50d.

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BMW 5 Series Saloon with M Performance Accessories BMW 5 Series Saloon with M Performance Accessories

BMW M Performance Accessories.

BMW stands for dynamics, innovation and decades of motorsport success. BMW M Performance accessories transfer this knowledge from the racetrack to the road with a range of components to enhance the aerodynamics, drivetrain, cockpit and chassis.