Leonid Popov, 1 day ago. Photo: BMW
The “x-third” last generation there was not one version of the “heated” line M Performance, and today they have two. Unofficially, insiders say, and about the upcoming “hot” option BMW X3 M.
Crossover BMW X3 new generation in the last year has pleased fans of the brand “warmed up” version of X3 M40i with a three-liter petrol “turbosystems” (360 HP, 500 N•m). Then the insiders have hinted: you can expect the same M40d. And here, the company has added this option to the range of the model. Under the hood version of X3 installed M40d line diesel “turborestore” 3.0 impact 326 HP and 680 N•m. Acceleration from zero to hundreds of takes of 4.9 s. the Number is exactly the same as that of the SUV BMW X4 M40d, introduced in February of this year.
To complete the model number “IKS-third” hybrid version (Plug-Ins) and pure electric car BMW iX3 (the photo shows the concept). Rechargeable hybrid can reach in 2019, and the electric car will appear in 2020-2021 years.
The X4 crossover with the current August option will xDrive30d equipped with three-liter diesel “six” (265 HP, 620 N•m) and eight-speed “automatic”. About this version the Germans mentioned at the premiere of “x-fourth”, but the production is still there.
Eight-speed automatic Steptronic was standard equipment for a range of BMW, particularly on the hatchback first series (120i and M140i as three-and five-door body). He also became the base on sedans, wagons and hatchbacks of the third series (namely the 320i Gran Turismo, 320i xDrive Sedan, 320i xDrive Touring, Gran Turismo 320i xDrive, 330i Sedan, 330i Touring, 340i Sedan, 340i xDrive Sedan).
Edition BMW 1 Series Edition Metropolitan will be issued in three – and five-door body with all available for “unity” motors, except M140i. It has good equipment by default: navigation Business, Parking sensors front and rear, quick access Comfort Access, Parking aid, rear view camera, character recognition.
Similarly vosmidesyatitonnye “machine” will be standard on models 420i Convertible 420i xDrive Gran coupé, the 430i Convertible, Gran Coupe BMW 430i, 440i Coupe, xDrive 440i Coupe, 520d Sedan and 520d Touring. Some of these modifications will have the same gear box “in database”, since July of this year, and some — later.
The hybrid BMW i8 Roadster received an optional aerodynamic package consisting of a two-piece front splitter and rear spoiler.
In addition, the manufacturer announced the extension of the palette of exterior colors and interior trim in the fifth, sixth and seventh series. And for electrified cars i3/i3s, coupe and Roadster i8, 225xe compact MPV and sedan iPerformance iPerformance 530e from July will be available option, BMW Connected and BMW eDrive Services Digital Charging Service, including, among other things, remote control (lock/unlock locks check charge, reserve), the search for charging stations and intelligent optimized charging using mainly solar energy.