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BMW has told about details of new crossover X3

New BMW X3

On June, 3rd BMW company has presented the first official information and photos of camouflaged crossover X3 of following generation. The world premiere of the car will take place in the autumn of current year on a motor show in Paris, and car sales in the European market will begin in November under the prices close to cost of current generation of model.

New Crossover BMW X3

The novelty will be constructed on all-wheel drive platform BMW 3-Series. The updated crossover on 83 mm becomes longer, on 29 mm is wider and on 40 mm above. Besides, the wheel base of the car will increase by 15 mm. Thus, the dimensional length of following X3 will make 4652 mm, width: 1882 mm, height: 1714 mm, and the wheel base will be equal to 2810 mm.

New crossover X3


Crossover X3

Crossover BMW X3

Interior, BMW X3

Interior of BMW X3

Spaces for feet of back passengers becomes more on 20 mm, and the luggage carrier volume will grow on 80 litres — to 550 litres. Despite the increased sizes, the weight of a crossover in base updating in comparison with the predecessor becomes less on 25 kgs.

Among technical innovations — replacement of the hydraulic booster of a steering by the electric system developed by company Thyssen Krup, and also occurrence of eight-step automatic transmission ZF which will be accessible on all updatings except for base (X3xDrive20d) where it's planned to use six-step mechanical transmission by Getrag.

New BMW X3 in the European car market will be offered with four engines: with two petrol six-cylinder motors in volume of three litres (atmospheric and turbo), and also with two 2,0 and 3,0-litre diesel engines. Subsequently the car will have one more turbodiesel power of 201HP and the version with a hybrid power-plant.

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