BMW X4: The baby X6
By Jens Meiners, BIMMERPOST Correspondent
May 22, 2014
While others, such as Audi and Mercedes-Benz, are busy bringing their first generation of SUV-based coupes to market, BMW is launching the second round. Just a few months before the next generation of the X6 will be unveiled, the BMW X4 comes to market – as a sporty derivative of the X3.
Ever since the X4 concept was launched at the Shanghai auto show last year, it was clear what the Bavarians were up … CONTINUED
The 2014 NYIAS press days are over and the public days have now kicked off. There were several exciting debuts (global and North American) at this year’s New York show, which we covered earlier this week in the following threads.
And here are some video looks at the BMW and MINI displays at the show, along with the BMW press conference.
The new BMW X4 Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) bows its head for the first time in public at the New York Autoshow. Based on the current X3, the new X4 comes in at $45,625 and will be offered in the familiar 240HP 2.0L 4-cylinder N20, dubbed the xDrive28i and the Turbocharged 3.0L 6-cylinder xDrive35i ($48,925).
The X4 starts production this summer at BMW’s Spartanburg South Carolina plant. Expect to see the X4 dueling it out with the upcoming Porsche Macan!
Some in-the-wild photos of the BMW X4 M Sport in Melbourne Red.
The 2015 X4 U.S. price and order guide is now available (click on image below). Together with the online configurator, you can now price out and visualize your X4.
The 2015 X4 xDrive28i starts in the U.S. at $45,625 (including destination and handling) and xDrive35i at $48,925 (including destination and handling). It will make its debut at the 2014 NY International Auto Show and production begins this Spring at the Spartanburg, South Carolina plant.
For full details on the X4, see the X4 Official Thread.
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 … CONTINUED
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 … CONTINUED
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 … CONTINUED
BMW has announced that the BMW X4 will be revealed on March 6. This short teaser clip on its Instagram page shows a brief flash of the X4 along with the March 6 announcement.
See our recently posted X4 spy photos for even more looks at the X4: http://www.bimmerpost.com/x4/
Last time we saw the X4 M Sport, it was heavily camouflaged, but it has now revealed much of itself as we approach the online debut of the X4 in mid-March and its auto show debut at the New York International Auto Show in April.
Like the X3 M Sport, with which it shares a platform, the X4 M Sport Package will feature cosmetic enhancements such as the M Sport aerodynamic kit, M Sport wheels and shadowline exterior trim, as well as an M Sport … CONTINUED
The first ever BMW X4 (F26) will be officially introduced in under 2 months at the 2014 New York Auto Show in April, which means it’s about time for the prototypes to drop nearly all their camouflage.
These photos now expose the X4′s front fascia design. We have also reposted the fully revealed production X4 which was caught during a commercial shoot in October. Some have labeled the X4 a “baby X6,” which is an accurate description judging by the looks of the photos below … CONTINUED
The first ever BMW X4 (F26) will be officially introduced in just over 4 months time at the 2014 New York Auto Show in April, which means it’s about time for the prototypes to drop nearly all their camouflage.
These photos now expose the X4′s front fascia design. We have also reposted the fully revealed production X4 which was caught during a commercial shoot in October. Some have labeled the X4 a “baby X6,” which is an accurate description judging by the looks of the … CONTINUED
Only 3 months remain until the production BMW X4 (F26) is introduced to the world at the 2014 Geneva auto show, making it 11 months between the concept first debuted at the Shanghai auto show and the production debut next March.
Prototypes testing continues and we have some more photos to show you. Although the production X4 has already been caught undisguised recenty (photos), below are pics which also show the scale of the X4 compared to the X3, with which it shares a platform. … CONTINUED
One of the unknowns surrounding the BMW X4, which will make its debut at the 2014 Geneva show in March, is whether it will be offered in a full blown M model (i.e. X4 M) like its bigger cousins – the X5 M and X6 M. Early indications have been no.
But a new report suggests that although a full fledged M model may not be in BMW’s plans, a diesel M Performance Model may be. This is according to statements made in a recent … CONTINUED
The 2014 BMW X4 has been revealed, spotted during a commercial shoot.