A Driving Week with the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe

True story, the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe is the first vehicle I’ve driven from Bayerische Motoren Werke that I feel really embodies their “driving experience” motto. It’s a really fun drive, fast, nimble, responsive, and luxuriously comfortable. Even its curb appearance is terrific, a tiger just waiting to leap into traffic or fly around the next mountain hairpin curve. As always, I drove this vehicle for a full week, a variety of highway, suburban and rural / mountain driving to really learn its strengths and weaknesses. Did I mention it also garnered a lot of attention from people when I’d park it at a remote spot in the parking lot?

But rather than just talk about it, here’s an exterior shot so you can see what we’re talking about, in case you aren’t familiar with the BMW numbering scheme, in Mineral White Metallic with Tacora Red Vernasca Leather interior:

2022 bmw m240i xdrive coupe - exterior front

A close look reveals that it’s a two-door with a long hood to cover its impressive 3.0 liter M TwinPower inline 5-cylinder, 24-valve engine. It also has a snappy 8-speed sports automatic transmission. The M-Series (remember, it’s not the 240i, it’s the M240i) is the Motorsport trim package, offering technologies originally bred for its racing cars. With higher performance and better handling, there’s a reason that driving enthusiasts gravitate to the…

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