The 2020 BMW M340i has a 3L turbo I6 with 382hp (285kW) and 369 lb-ft (500Nm)! It’s the performance 3-Series to get if can’t wait for (or don’t want) an M3.
In the US it will be available in RWD or AWD xDrive, but in Europe it’s AWD only. No manual transmission, though, it’s an 8-speed auto or taking the bus.
Other standard features include M Sport suspension that’s 10mm (0.4″) lower than standard, Variable Sport steering, electronically controlled locking M Sport rear differential, and upgrade brakes that are 348mm (13.7″) at the front with 4 piston calipers, and 345mm (13.6″) rear rotors with single piston calipers.
Adaptive suspension is optional.