We revealed the BMW X4 to you yesterday and as you saw, it shares very similar styling to the BMW X3, in particular the front end styling. Here’s a set of visual comparison images to show how the X4 compares to the X3.
Length: 184.3 inches (4,680 mm) (0.6 inches / 14mm longer than X3)
Height: 63.9 inches (1,624 mm) (1.5 inches / 37mm lower than X3)
Front seats sit 0.8 inches (20 mm) lower than X3
Rear seats sit 1.1 inches (28 mm) lower than X3
BMW revealed the refreshed 2015 BMW X3 [Official Thread] last month and it is now making its world debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
With the cosmetic refresh, the xDrive28d and sDrive28i models were introduced.
The U.S. pricing for the 2015 X3 is as follows:
New X3 xDrive28d model (AWD) – $42,825 (U.S.) ($925 D&H included)
New X3 sDrive28i model (RWD) – $39,325 (U.S.) ($925 D&H included)
X3 xDrive28i model (AWD) – $40,725 (U.S.) ($925 D&H included)
X3 xDrive35i model (AWD) – $45,825 (U.S.) ($925 D&H included)
Some new wallpapers of the 2015 BMW X3 LCI refreshed facelift model, as well as a first look at the M Sport model.
2015 Model Year X3
New X3 xDrive28d model (AWD) – $42,825 ($925 D&H included)
New X3 sDrive28i model (RWD) – $39,325 ($925 D&H included)
X3 xDrive28i model (AWD) – $40,725 ($925 D&H included)
X3 xDrive35i model (AWD) – $45,825 ($925 D&H included)
X3 xDrive28d Specs:
2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo diesel 4-cylinder engine
280 lb-ft of torque (from 1,750 rpm)
8-speed automatic transmission.
0-60 mph in just under eight seconds
ncludes Selective Catalyst Reduction to make the new X3 a clean diesel
X3 sDrive28i Specs:
Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, the major Japanese tuner/aftermarket show, is currently underway in Tokyo and we are there to bring you the BMW models on display!
The F30/F32 3 Series and 4 Series dominate this year’s array of BMWs, but there are still plenty of M3, M5, 5 Series, Z4 and E90/E92 3 Series being trotted out by major tuners.
Enjoy the views!
CAR Magazine shares their first drive review of the Alpina BMW XD3, Alpina’s first SUV/SAV. Their verdict?
To avoid further doubt, there’s the least subtle execution yet of Alpina badges and stripes, plus cabin stitching Liberace might have baulked at.
So while it’s high quality kit, this XD3 is neither the best of X3 nor the best of Alpina. For the life of us, we can’t see the point, despite its extraordinary performance.
Alpina has a larger than usual display at the ongoing 2013 Frankfurt IAA show where they brought out many of their many models, including the just announced Alpina D3, the XD3, B3 and B6.
Here’s a real life look at the upcoming BMW X4 SAV versus the current X3. Both cars share the same platform.