BMW recently refreshed the X4 M and the X4 M Competition for the 2022 model year.It comes with nips and tucks on the inside and out, and some power enhancements under the hood.Up front, the enlarged kidney grille now extends into the redesigned front bumper. Air vents here are wider to allow cool air to flow to the engine, transmission, and brakes.The X4 M comes with a new rear bumper with gloss black finish. Two pairs of tailpipes frame the diffuser. You can opt for a CFRP-composed spoiler, too.The X4 M rides on 20-inch tires, whereas the Competition package includes 21-inch set.It is 1.5 inches longer, 1.2 inches wider, and two inches shorter than the X3 M. The wheelbase and ground clearance are identical.The 2022 X4 M will be available in eight exterior shades, four of which are new: Carbon Black Metallic, Brooklyn Grey Metallic, Bay Blue Metallic, and Sao Paulo Yellow.The basic layout of the 2022 X4 M seems to be inspired by the BMW 4 Series .It comes with M sports seats with electrically adjustable headrests and illuminated M logos.The company will offer Extended Merino leather upholstery as standard in four different color options, and 'Individual Merino leather upholstery' as optional.The 2022 BMW X4 M and X4 M Competition feature a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster behind the leather steering wheel.The center console houses a 12.3-inch touchscreen that runs on the iDrive 7.0 system and features Live Cockpit Professional as standard.A lot of buttons are redesigned and some of them are borrowed from the M3 and M4, including the red engine start\/stop button.It is powered by a 3.0-liter, six-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine.In the X4 M, it makes 473 horses and 457 pound-feet of torque, which is an improvement of 13 pound-feet over the 2021 model.In the X4 M Competition, the mill churns out 503 ponies and 479 pound-feet of twist This is an increase of 37 pound-feet when compared to the 2021 model.The torque improvement results in better 0-60 mph times. The X4 M takes 3.9 seconds to sprint to 60 mph from rest, whereas the X4 M Competition takes 3.7 seconds.This makes the X4 M two-tenths of a second and the X4 M Competition three-tenth of a seconds quicker than the models they replace.The top speed is limited to 155 mph in both the cases, but can be unlocked to 174 mph on the X4 M and 177 mph on the X4 M Competition.There is no price hike for the 2022 model year. The X4 M starts at $73,400, whereas the X4 M Competition at $80,400.BMW has noted that the X4 M will launch in September 2021. Deliveries should commence by the end of the year.Swipe up to learn more about the 2022 BMW X4 M and X4 M Competition, and share your thoughts with us in the comments section.