The online preview configurator for the BMW X4, which was revealed last week, is now online.
For details on the X4, see the X4 Official Thread.
More BMW X4 videos have been added to our X4 Information Thread.
X4 Compared to Macan:
Length: 0.39 in / 1mm shorter than Macan
Width: 1.65 in / 42mm narrower than Macan
Height: same height as Macan
Wheelbase: 0.12 in / 3mm longer than Macan
xDrive28i – 240hp / 260lb-ft – 0-60 in 6.0 seconds (2.0L turbo inline 4 cyl)
xDrive35i – 300hp / 300 lb-ft – 0-60 in 5.2 seconds (3.0L turbo inline 6 cyl)
Macan S AWD – 340 hp / 339 lb-ft – 0-60 in 5.2 seconds (3.0L turbo V6)
Macan Turbo AWD – 400hp / 406 lb-ft – 0-60 in 4.6 (3.6L turbo V6)
xDrive28i – $45,625 (including destination and handling)
xDrive35i – $48,925 (including destination and handling)
Macan S – $50,895 (including destination)
Macan Turbo – $73,295 (including destination)
We’ve added more BMW X4 wallpapers and the first videos.
Introducing the first every BMW X4 SAV!
Debuts at 2014 NY International Auto Show
Production begins Spring 2014 at Spartanburg, South Carolina plant
X4 xDrive28i – $45,625 (including destination and handling)
X4 xDrive35i – $48,925 (including destination and handling)
xDrive28i – 2.0L turbo 4 cylinder – 240 horsepower / 260 lb-ft
0-60 MPH: 6.0 seconds
xDrive35i – 3.0L turbo 6 cylinder – 300 horsepower (5800-6400 RPM) / 300 lb-ft (1200-5000 RPM)
0-60 MPH: 5.2 seconds
8 Speed Steptronic automatic transmission with paddle shifters
BMW insider Scott26 shares some details on the current product plans and studies being undertaken at BMW for potential new X models – namely potential X2, X4 M, X7, X8 and a new Sport Activity Sedan niche.
X marks the Sport.
The following relates to ideas under discussion and evaluation. Whereas some concepts show promise to production reality. Some show discussions and conception in regards to market and growth projections.
It is not a question of just product planning but a reaction to growth in the segment. The SUV segment whether in city , compact , entry , mid , large or luxury continue to grow and grow.
BMWs current line of X1 , X3 , X5 and X6 are no doubt huge sellers and contributors to BMWs successful … CONTINUED
The BMW Group is expanding capacity at its U.S. plant in Spartanburg. “We plan to invest over the next three years nearly USD 900 million in the Spartanburg plant by 2014. This will create 300 new jobs by the end of this year. This will allow us to produce 350,000 units in Spartanburg in the mid term,” says Frank-Peter Arndt, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, responsible for Production, in Spartanburg on Thursday. The BMW Group already invested USD 750 million in the expansion of the plant for production of the new BMW X3 between 2008 and 2010.
“This is in response to rising global demand for our BMW X models and the expansion of the BMW X family to include the BMW X4,” … CONTINUED
Although the BMW X4 has not yet been spotted in any public testing, it’s been confirmed by BMW. AutoBild utilizes some of BMW’s latest styling elements (including the exposed side grilles of the F30 3 series sedan), to produce renders of what they think the upcoming BMW X4 SAV may resemble, as well as the future iterations of the X1 and X5. They even threw in a render of a fantasy X2.
The X4 was recently confirmed, per: http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=588424
In an interview with Auto Motor und Sport, BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer confirmed the plans for BMW’s newest SAV.
The X4 will be positioned above, but based on the X3. It will be 4.65 meters long (183 inches), which is the same length as the X3, and … CONTINUED