BMW Announced Revised Prices For CKD And EEV Models

BMW Announced Revised Prices For CKD And EEV Models

There is good news from BMW Group Malaysia as it revealed revised prices for several models as a result of savings from local assembly and EEV (Energy Efficient Vehicle) incentives. The all-new BMW X1 and BMW X4 are assembled in Kedah and mark the ninth and tenth new models to join the portfolio of vehicles assembled in Malaysia while three models join the BMW 1 Series and 3 Series in receiving EEV status.

Officiating the launch of these models, Yang Berhormat Dato’ Seri Ong Ka Chuan, Minister II of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) said, “We at MITI are pleased that the BMW Group has continued its commitment and investment to make Malaysia a strategic hub for them in the region.”

(From L-R) Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director & CEO of BMW Group Malaysia, Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Dr. Rebecca Sta Maria, Secretary General, Ministry of  International Trade and Industry Malaysia, Yang Berhormat Dato‘ Seri Ong Ka Chuan,  Minister II of International Trade and Industry Malaysia, Yang Berbahagia Dato‘ Madani  Sahari, CEO of Malaysia Automotive Institute, and Mr. Thomas Senser, Chief Finance  Officer of BMW Group Malaysia with the new locally-assembled BMW X4 xDrive28i M Sport  and the new locally-assembled BMW X1 sDrive20i.
Executives from BMW Group Malaysia with representatives from MITI and Malaysia Automotive Institute with the new locally-assembled BMW X4 and BMW X1

Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia, meanwhile, said, “The new locally-assembled BMW X1 and BMW X4 are a further testament to our longstanding investment and commitment to Malaysia as a strategic hub for the BMW Group in the South East Asian region. Overall, the BMW Assembly Plant in Kulim now assembles over 20 variants of BMW and MINI vehicles in the country.”

Mr. Han further added that earlier in 2016, the premium automaker revised its pricing strategy for variants of the BMW 1 Series and BMW 3 Series lower by up to 8% as the vehicles received its Customised EEV Status Incentives.

“Today, I am pleased to announce that we have now received similar incentives for the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, BMW X3 and BMW 5 Series. We will be extending this benefit by the Malaysian government to our customers and we will be revising the prices for the vehicles lower by up to 9%.”

BMW Group Malaysia also announced that in 2018, Malaysia would become the export hub for the BMW 3 Series, BMW 5 Series and BMW 7 Series variants to Vietnam and the Philippines. Mr. Han said, “Malaysia continues to be a strategic hub for the BMW Group in South East Asia and we at BMW Group Malaysia are pleased to be able to raise our compentency here to assemble and export these premium vehicles to emerging markets in the region to grow our capabilities in the ASEAN region.”

BMW X1 MalaysiaThe new locally-assembled BMW X1 is driven by a 2.0-litre engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology delivering a maximum output of 192 hp and peak torque of 280 Nm. Its instantaneous pulling power enables an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in 7.7 seconds and a top speed of 225 km/h. The average fuel consumption is 5.9 litres per 100 kilometres, while C02 emissions stand at 136 grams per kilometre. The impressive figures are combined with BMW EfficientLightweight and sophisticated aerodynamics to further minimise drag and increase the exemplary fuel efficiency of the new locally-assembled BMW X1.

The BMW ConnectedDrive Services and Apps available in the X1 includes the Intelligent Emergency Call, Concierge Services, and Remote Services, while BMW ConnectedDrive Driver Assistance systems include Intelligent Parking and BMW Navigation Professional. Read our review of the BMW X1.

BMW X4 MalaysiaMeanwhile, the new locally-assembled BMW X4 with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology producing  an astounding output of 245 hp and peak torque of 350 Nm. Paired with an eight-speed Steptronic transmission, it accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 6.4 seconds. These figures are combined with an average fuel consumption reading of 7.3 litre per 100 km and CO2 emissions level of 169 grams per kilometre.

The BMW X4 features the BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system and Performance Control as standard to provide optimal traction and exceptional cornering ability under all conditions as well as BMW ConnectedDrive (Intelligent Emergency Call, Concierge Services and Remote Services).

The New BMW 5 Series, the world’s most successful premium business car, now receives added equipment as standard. The new equipment offering now includes the M Sport Package, Comfort Access, Sports Seats for Driver and Front Passenger as well as the latest industry leading BMW ConnectedDrive offering as standard across its variants of the BMW 520i, BMW 520d and BMW 528i.

The new BMW 528i M Sport, specifically, receives the added feature of a Glassroof and the M Rear spoiler to add more sporty flair to the car. In the terms of wheel offering, the New BMW 520i M Sport and BMW 520d M Sport receives 18’’ M Light Alloy Wheel Double Spoke while the New BMW 528i M Sport receives 19’’ M Light Alloy Wheel Double Spoke.

The revised prices (with Energy Efficient Vehicle Status Incentives; on the road, without insurance with BMW Group Malaysia’s latest 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Free Scheduled Service Program and BMW Tyre Warranty Programme) are:

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