Autumn 2011 will see additions to the model range in the shape of the BMW X3 xDrive20i and the BMW X3 xDrive35d. All-new engines featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology endow both models with a further optimised performance to fuel consumption ratio. Added to which, the BMW X3 exudes even more appeal thanks to a fine-tuned range of standard equipment and special options.
From autumn 2011, the new BMW X3 will come with a choice of three petrol engines and three diesel units spanning an output range of 135 kW/184 hp to 230 kW/313 hp. An exceptionally diverse portfolio of power units thus joins forces with the SAV’s outstanding agility – with intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive as standard – and enhanced ride comfort. Thanks to a comprehensive … CONTINUED
The 2012 X3 begins production in September. Details have now been released on changes for the 2012 model year for the US. The pricing changes are effective October 1, 2011. Full details inside:
New Standard Equipment:
- Black high gloss finish on instrument panel
- Floor mats
- Panoramic moonroof for xDrive35i
Optional Equipment Changes:
- Convenience Package deleted on xDrive35i. Contents become part of Premium Package
- Cold Weather Package loses heated rear seats and retractable headlight washers, which are now available as part of Cold Weather Package II (which requires ordering of Cold Weather Package)
- New Premium Sound Package (SIRIUS 1 yr and premium hi-fi system)
- Sport Activity Packages (ZAP) now feature Anthracite headliner. 19″ wheels (2A1 with all-season tires) now included … CONTINUED
An XBIMMERS member has put together the first matte F25 X3 we have seen. This X3’s body has been wrapped in matte white and the grilles and rails are wrapped in matte black. The result is one custom looking X3 with its body lines showing more prominently due to the now low reflection body.
BMW sends another Merry Christmas message, this time featuring St. Nick having some wintertime sliding fun in the all new 2011 BMW X3.
Site member Palbay shares a great photo set of an assortment of 2011 X3 colors (mineral silver metallic, deep sea blue metallic, alpine white, space gray metallic) and against its direct competitors - the Q5, GLK, and RX300.
The introduction of the 2nd edition of the BMW X3 is more than just an update of an “old” model, because the new X3 has clearly more to offer than its predecessor. In fact it’s really in a class of its own. Everything is new, better, bigger and more beautiful.
We’re delighted to welcome the latest addition to the BMW family, and - punctually for the official launch - we can already offer a wealth of AC Schnitzer wheel and tyre combinations and some further accessories.
Even the dimensions of the BMW X3 have grown perceptibly. As BMW put it: “Pleasure finds its form”, both outside and in the interior. But if you’re concerned that the larger vehicle dimensions have been obtained at the cost of looks and … CONTINUED
Heres the first 2011 X3 commercial we have seen, posted by BMW UK on its youtube channel. The scenes and music portrays the X3 as a fun and versatile SUV/SAV.
Watch the live feed of the opening ceremony of the Spartanburg plant expansion and footage of the BMW X3 production tomorrow (Wednesday) at 10:45 AM.