AutoIndustriya.com / BMW Press | February 07, 2014 19:20
Facelifted BMW X3 gets official after online leak
The new BMW X3 can’t be mistaken as part of the BMW X family because it has the same compact dimensions of its successful predecessor. However, the BMW X3 has incorporated new designs.
On the front end, the BMW X3 is designed with new twin circular headlights which is available in optional full LED specification along with optional LED front fog lamps and it is combined with a BMW grille. The front and rear bumpers now have new contours same while the LED indicators are mounted housed with new exterior mirrors.
The interior of the BMW X3 is designed with chrome applications, a center console with optional automatic climate control system (with high-gloss black panel), and wood panelling with pearl chrome highlights. Furthermore, it has Nevada leather upholstery, two-zone air conditioning, Cruise control, DAB radio, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, front and rear PDC, Drive Performance Control, Rain sensor and automatic headlights. It also includes a new leather steering wheel, a BMW Business navigation system, and an automatic tailgate The new BMW X3 has a rear load capacity of up to 550 liters with the seats up and 1,600 liters when the seats are folded.
The features of the vehicle include an Auto Start-Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration, Optimum Shift Indicator and on-demand operation of ancillary units. It also has a BMW ConnectedDrive, Professional Multimedia navigation, complete with ECO PRO route guidance, iDrive Touch Controller with integrated touchpad, anti-dazzle High-beam Assistant and Driving Assistant Plus, which includes features such as Lane Departure Warning and preventive pedestrian protection, plus Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function.
Under the hood is an all-aluminum, 2.0-liter diesel engine 193 ps with up to 400 Newton-meters of torque. It has an acceleration rate of 0-100 km/h in 8.1 seconds.
In addition, the BMW X3 will be available with xLine and M Sport variants.