Model: X3 xDrive35i
Engine: 3.0-litre straight-six
Power: 300 hp (225 kW) @ 5800 rpm
Torque: 300 lb-ft (400 Nm) @ 1200 rpm
Power per litre: 100 hp (75 kW)
Torque per litre: 100 lb-ft (133.3 Nm)
Transmission: Eight-speed automatic
Drivetrain: All-wheel drive
Length: 4648 mm
Width: 1881 mm
Height: 1661 mm
Wheelbase: 2810 mm
Kerb weight: 4145 lb (1880 kg)
0-62 mph (0-100 km/h): 5.7 seconds
1/4 mile (0-400 metres): –
Top speed: 152 mph (245 km/h)
The New BMW X3
BMW Press Release
17 July 2010
The new BMW X3 is the successor to a top seller and will add a new dimension to the pleasure of driving a Sports Activity Vehicle of this class. More significantly than ever, it establishes benchmarks in agility and efficiency, whilst at the same time convincing through noticeably increased driving comfort.
The design of the new BMW X3 combines the typical BMW X character with a dynamically stretched silhouette. Thanks to a generous amount of space and a high degree of variability in the interior, it is possible to adapt travel comfort as well as transportation capacities to suit each personal requirement.
Four-wheel drive technology BMW xDrive not only optimises traction, but has also been specifically harmonised to ensure enhanced driving dynamics. The new BMW X3 offers state-of-the-art qualities with uncompromising diversity, combining both driving pleasure and efficiency with comfort and functionality, durability and elegance.
The new BMW X3 offers a choice of two ultra-modern power units. The four-cylinder diesel featured in the new BMW X3 xDrive20d develops a maximum power output of 135 kW (181 hp), exceeding that of its predecessor by 5 kW. At the same time, average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle has dropped by 14 percent to 5.6 litres/100 km. The new BMW X3 xDrive35i is powered by a 225 kW (300 hp) straight six-cylinder petrol engine.