The New BMW X3 - Offering The Very Latest in Engine Technology

The new BMW X3 will offer buyers the very latest in engine technology. BMW’s successful Sports Activity Vehicle now comes powered by a total of five different engines. BMW X3 2.5si and 3.0si models complement three diesel-powered models - the frugal X3 2.0d up to the headline-grabbing Variable Twin Turbo 3.0-litre engine in the X3 3.0sd (as in the 535d and 335d models).

Alongside the introduction of new engines, BMW’s designers have subtly altered the car to freshen its appeal and improved the quality of materials and surface finishes. At the front, a larger kidney grille sits above a redesigned front bumper and colour-coded spoiler, with the front fog lights now incorporated into the main section of the bodywork. The X3 3.0sd rides on 18-inch light alloy wheels as standard while larger twin exhaust pipes protrude from under the rear valance.

The side profile remains true to the original X3, but the new rear light clusters feature LED light rods. The styling of the rear bodywork has also changed with colour-coded panels now extending lower into the bumper.

Published : 29/08/06 Author : Melanie Carter

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