Sunday, July 18, 2010

The second generation BMW X3

Company BMW officially reported on the second generation BMW X3. When the model is released to the market, it will be equipped with only one petrol and one diesel engine. Increased range of power plants comes later. 

The car, built on the platform of the new 3-series has become somewhat larger than its predecessor. He was 12 mm above to 83 mm longer and 28 mm wider than the old X3. The wheelbase has grown by 15 mm and now stands at 2,810 mm, ground clearance increased by 12 mm. With the seats raised the volume of the luggage compartment is 550 liters, but if the rear seats removed, the space will increase to 1600 liters. 

The power line will depend on the market for new items. For European buyers are provided for the first time the two motors. The base engine will be the 2-liter turbo power of 184 hp and torque of 380 Nm. 

The model will be equipped with six-speed manual gearbox, and for an additional fee you can order automatic. 

C to 100 km / h the new X3 accelerates for 8.5 seconds, while its top speed reaches 210 km / hour. At 100 km car with a turbo diesel should spend no more than 5.6 liters of fuel. At the end of next year in power line BMW X3 will include new engines, including a 204-hp diesel engine is a 2-liter. 

New Bavarian Crossover represent the public in late September at the international Motor Show in Paris.

1 comment:

  1. We have just learned that the second generation of the smaller Sports Activity Vehicle, BMW X3, will be officially unveiled in December. In a recent interview, Jim O’Donnell, CEO of BMW North America mentioned that the current generation production has been shortened to allow the introduction of the new model early next year.
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