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  • BMW M Performance parts for X3 M, X4 M

    BMW has released a range of M Performance parts for the 2020 X3 M and X4 M, including carbon-fiber goodies for the interior and exterior, graphics, floor mats, and even a key case.

  • 2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M
    Speedy SUVs: BMW prices first X3 M and X4 M

    Thanks to a new online configurator on the BMW website, you can build your ideal X3 M or X4 M and see how much it will cost you.

  • 2021 BMW iX3 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 BMW iX3 spy shots

    Prototypes for an electric version of the BMW X3 have been spotted and follow an earlier sighting of a test mule. The vehicle, which will go by the name iX3, is confirmed for launch in late 2020, meaning we'll likely see it arrive as a 2021 model. After stumbling with the oddball i3, BMW decided to...

  • BMW X3 xDrive30e
    BMW X3 xDrive30e plug-in hybrid due in US in 2020

    BMW didn't have much in the way of surprises at this week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, but the automaker did roll out a new plug-in hybrid version of the X3. The vehicle is badged an xDrive30e and packs the same powertrain as the new 330e sedan. A 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 works...

  • 2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M
    2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M arrive with 503 hp and 177 mph top speed

    It's the new reality: A sporty crossover SUV is as important as a sport sedan from an automaker that makes performance one of its talking points. So it was only a matter of time before BMW released M versions of its compact X3 and X4 crossovers. On Tuesday, BMW revealed the 2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M...

  • BMW X3 M and X4 M prototypes
    BMW develops new inline-6 for X3 M and X4 M performance SUVs

    The BMW M division has finally come out with confirmation that it is working on new X3 M and X4 M performance SUVs. A prototype for each was rolled out during the previous weekend's DTM round held at the Nürburgring. It was there that we learned that the vehicles will come with a newly...

  • BMW Concept iX3

    BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance on Monday announced plans to further expand their joint manufacturing operations in China, known as BMW Brilliance Automotive, or BBA for short. Namely, the automakers said they planned to increase capacity at their jointly run plants in order to build as many as 520,000 BMWs per year, including the upcoming iX3. The electric SUV will be built at a plant in Shenyang in China's Liaoning Province. BMW confirmed that the iX3 built in China would be sold in export markets. It means the vehicle, which is due in 2020 and is essentially a battery-powered X3...

  • BMW Concept iX3
    BMW shows off electric X3 concept with 250-mile range

    BMW will launch an electric version of its X3 in 2020 and we got our first taste on Wednesday in the form of a concept at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The Concept iX3 on show in the Chinese capital hints at some of the subtle styling cues BMW plans for electric versions of its core models, of which...

  • 2018 BMW Alpina XD3 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 BMW Alpina XD3 spy shots

    BMW has just launched a new generation of its X3 and soon there will be a hotter version cooked up by Alpina. Alpina is a semi-official BMW tuner that’s been in the business of making Bavaria’s best go faster for over 50 years. We only get to sample Alpina’s talents in two...

  • 2018 BMW X3 on Mars
    BMW takes to Mars for virtual 2018 X3 test drive

    BMW believes the technology found in the 2018 X3 is out of this world. The German luxury brand has published a 360-degree video on YouTube for viewers to explore Mars with the 2018 X3 as a rover. In the future, BMW is apparently the official vehicle of Mars. Aside from the fact this particular 2018...

  • 2019 BMW X3 M spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 BMW X3 M spy shots and video

    Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots and video of BMW’s upcoming X3 M. The high-performance crossover SUV is based on the recently revealed third-generation X3, and when it arrives it will do battle with the Porsche Macan Turbo as well as a new GLC63 from Mercedes-AMG. We've also heard...

  • 2018 BMW X3, 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show
    2018 BMW X3 preview

    BMW on Tuesday unveiled its redesigned X3 at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The unveiling follows an early look which took place in June at BMW’s plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where production is already underway. The first examples are due in showrooms in November, as 2018 models...

  • 2018 BMW X3 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    BMW’s next-generation X3 has been spotted testing once again. The current X3 is one of the strongest in the segment, offering snappy performance, a nice interior, good features and reasonable value for money. Due for a reveal on June 26, most likely making it a 2018 model, the new X3 will add technology, grow lighter, and likely offer more interior space. 2018 BMW X3 spy video from Motor Authority on Vimeo. That increase in space is likely to come from more efficient engineering and lighter-weight materials, brought about by the adoption of the CLAR modular platform that debuted in the...

  • 2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Report: BMW 3-Series, X3 to gain diesel engines in the future

    We previously learned BMW hasn't given up on the idea of a diesel-powered 5-Series, but the marque is reportedly preparing to also bring diesel power to the future 3-Series and X3. According to BMW Blog, a reliable source has confirmed at least one future variant of both the 3-Series and X3 will...

  • 2018 BMW X3 prototype
    BMW gives look at 2018 X3 testing

    The third generation of BMW’s X3 SUV isn’t far from its debut. We’ve already seen spy shots depicting a number of prototypes, including some for a high-performance X3 M model, but now BMW has released its own photos of the redesigned X3 taken during winter testing near the Arctic...

  • 2017 BMW i3
    BMW confirms plans for electric X3, Mini

    BMW was one of the first mainstream automakers to make the foray into electric cars when it started leasing battery-powered versions of its Mini Hardtop and 1-Series Coupe last decade. However, the automaker's much-hyped i division, launched in 2013 as a sub-brand dedicated to eco-friendly...

  • 2015 BMW X3
    BMW X3 diesel also over limits, according to reports--Updated with statement from BMW

    Volkswagen's admitted thwarting of Environmental Protection Agency regulations is threatening to ensnare BMW. According to Germany's AutoBild, citing research from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), the company's X3 xDrive28d is also emitting up to 11 times more than Europe's...

  • BMW Deep Orange 4 Concept with Clemson University
    Students Show Off BMW Deep Orange Pickup Concept

    BMW has never built a production pickup truck, even if it's pulled the occasional April Fools prank with a pickup-bodied M3. But students from its U.S. design department and Clemson University in South Carolina have gotten close with their latest concept, BMW Deep Orange 4. DON'T MISS: 2015 Dodge...

  • 2015 BMW X3 xDrive 28d, 2014 New York Auto Show

    The BMW X3 is, or at least has been, a hard vehicle to get excited about. It's comely enough, and quite comfortable and capable, to be sure; it's just not all that moving, especially for a BMW. But there are a few new aspects to the updated 2015 X3 that just might get your enthusiast juices flowing. Headlining the changes is the availability of a new xDrive28d model, packing BMW's punchy 2.0-liter TwinPower turbocharged diesel four-cylinder. Rated at 180 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque (with maximum twist available from just 1,750 rpm), the diesel X3 can hit 60 mph in under eight...

  • 2015 BMW X3 facelift spy shots
    2015 BMW X3 Spy Shots

    BMW is in the process of updating several crucial models as it aggressively attempts to maintain its market leadership in the luxury segment. Recently, we brought you details on the facelifted 2014 BMW 5-Series range, and now we have new images of a facelifted 2015 BMW X3. With the second...

  • 2012 BMW X3
    2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i Offers Class-Leading Fuel Economy

    The 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i returns better fuel economy than any other non-hybrid luxury crossover.

  • 2012 BMW X3
    2013 BMW X3 Priced From $39,395

    The latest version of the BMW X3 will storm into showrooms this May with a new four-cylinder turbo as its base engine and a six-cylinder turbo remaining an option for those desiring more power. However, despite now coming with a smaller engine, pricing has been increased on the base X3, with the...

  • 2012 BMW X3
    2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i, X5 M Sport Edition Announced

    With BMW's new four-cylinder turbocharged engine progressing steadily through the lineup, the X3's adoption of the small but punchy powerplant is far from unexpected. Nonetheless, it's a welcome addition, as we've come to love it in its other implementations. The 2013 X3 xDrive28i uses the same...

  • 2011 BMW X3 M Sports Package leak
    2011 BMW X3 Recalled For Steering Sensor Issue

    A voluntary recall for a safety defect in the electric power steering system affects certain BMW X3s manufactured between April 27 and June 8, 2011.

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