The dedication ceremony for the all-new 2011 BMW X3 and the Spartanburg Plant Expansion Completion was held yesterday at BMWs Spartanburg plant in South Carolina. On hand were various members of BMW management as well as important dignitaries. On hand and making speeches were:
President of BMW Manufacturing – Josef Kerscher
German Ambassador to USA – Dr. Klaus Scharioth
Governor of South Carolina – Mark Sanford
BMW CEO – Dr. Norbert Reithofer
South Carolina US Senator Dr. Lindsey Graham
Senior Deputy Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff US Department of Commerce – Mr. Rick C. Wade
The 2011 X3 makes it appearance at the very end, flanked by a whole group of … CONTINUED
World premiere in Paris: the new BMW X3.
The new BMW X3 steps up for its world debut at the Paris Motor Show as the successor to a genuine top seller. Compared with its successful predecessor, the new Sports Activity Vehicle delivers that bit more agility as well as driving comfort. A similarly palpable increase in interior space and stowage capacity benefits rear-seat passengers in particular, but is also welcome in the luggage compartment. With its load capacity now expandable from 550 to 1,600 litres (19.4 to 56.5 cu. ft.) and a rear seat bench that folds down at a ratio of
40 : 20 : 40, the new BMW X3 delivers more room and versatility than any competitor in its class.
BMW is releaseing a series of videos surrounding the all new BMW X3. The videos first started with the exterior of the X3 but have now moved onto the inside detailing some of whats new in the X3 and certainly gives us a glimpse into the overall increase in quality and style from the previous generation X3.
We bring you the world debut of the 2011 BMW X3 (F25)!! This new X3 has improved greatly upon the first generation X3 both cosmetically and dynamically. Check inside for full info and photos, videos and wallpapers surrounding the new X3.
BMW is said to be imminently releasing the critical information and photos surrounding the all new X3. And it cant come a moment to soon, although sales of the current X3 have seen an end of life uptick (likely due to the economy) many of us have been anxiously awaiting a new model.
From the spyphotos weve seen of this car so far, the new X3 will not be a drastic departure from the current car but will offer a larger size and a more X5-ish look to the mid-size model. But enough of me, watch the video and look at the new pictures and you be the judge.
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We bring you the first ever video of the upcoming 2011 BMW X3 (Chassis: F25) in prototype form, testing on the streets of Germany. The video gives us some nice size and shape perspective against other cars on the road and we can clearly see the front bumper design, grills, and headlamp shape, as well as the profile shape, and side windows.
Production of the new X3 is to be moved to South Carolina in the newly expanded plant alongside the other X vehicles.
The car itself is built upon a shared platform with the next generation 3-series (F30) and since the X3 will be released before the next generation 3-series it will … CONTINUED