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2011 BMW X3

By luanpa in | September 6, 2010 | (9) Comments

The German manufacturer BMW had released the official photos and details with 2011 BMW X3. This second generation model which  will be presented to  the public at the Paris Motor SHow in September. The new BMW X3 is slightly larger than its predecessor  and will be offered with a range of new engines.

BMW has yet to release full technical data for the 2011 X3, it is known that the new SUV is expected to grow in size while  shrinking in weight. It is expected that BMW X3 will become roughly 3.3 inches longer overall, with an added 3.6  inches to  the wheelbase, along with an extra 1.1  inches of width and 1.4 inches of height. Depending  on the model, weight is expected  to drop by roughly  50 pounds.

The design of the new BMW X3 conveys elegance,  agility and ruggedness. Up front, the forward- slanting BMW kidney grille and  large headlight assembly combine with a powerful-looking front apron and hood boasting six contour lines sweeping down to   meet at the kidney grill, giving the X3 a bold  presence. The twin round headlights combined with  the round fog lamps form  the triangular light pattern that is characteristic of BMW SAV design. The upper edge of the headlight assembly sports an   accentuating chrome trim, creating the focused  design typical of BMW vehicles. BMW’s signature  “Corona Rings” are again  illuminated to function as the daytime running lights. When equipped with the optional Xenon headlights, the Corona Rings and  daytime running lights are illuminated by bright white LEDs.

The 2011 BMW X3 will launch with in two trim levels — X3 xDrive20d and X3 xDrive35i. The xDrive20d model — which will  likely be reserved for the European market — features a 184 horsepower, 280 lb-ft of torque version of BMW’s 2.0-liter  four-cylinder diesel. While not the powerhouse of the X3 lineup, the four-cylinder diesel is quite peppy, accelerating the X3  from 0-62 in 8.5 seconds, carrying on to a top speed of 130mph.

The X3 xDrive35i uses BMW’s familiar turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six engine. the power is rated at 306 horsepower and 294  lb-ft of torque, transforming the X3 into a serious performer. The sprint from 0-62 takes just 5.7 seconds, with the  xDrive35i topping out at 152mph.









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