There are several reasons why BMW decided to redesign the model X3. It’s been four years since the launch of the previous generation of the model and during that time the competition is not sleeping. All major rivals such as the Audi Q5 and Mercedes GLK – Class refresh their models in the meantime, so BMW decided to take this step. This model has sparked a lot of attention on the Internet and in support of this are many spy photos of 2015 BMW X3 which can be found on the Internet. German manufacturer has now come for the first time with the official photos of the model 2015 BMW X3.
2015 BMW X3 – redesign
Changes in the design of model 2015 X3 are minimal and most people are not observed. The biggest changes are under the hood, where the German manufacturer unveiled the next generation of turbo-diesel engine with more power and lower consumption.
In the pictures you can see that the 2015 BMW X3 received modified bumpers, front lights and fog lights ( LED headlights are optional). Updated are “kidney” grill and thresholds, as well as new alloy wheels and side mirrors with LED turn directions. The interior has not changed significantly and brings a distinctive BMW design with quality materials and a rich selection of standard and optional equipment.
2015 BMW X3 – engine
Under the hood of model 2015 BMW X3 draws most attention new 2.0L diesel engine, which develops 148 hp and 360 Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, average fuel consumption is just 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers. Interestingly, this is also the only diesel engine that can be obtained with the last drawn while the other three provide only drive to all four wheels. The xDrive20 develops 190 hp and 400 Nm of torque (combined cycle fuel consumption is 5.4 liters per 100 kilometers ), xDrive30d develops 258 hp and 560 Nm of torque, while the top of the range makes xDrive35d with 313 hp and 630 Nm of torque. The most powerful diesel engine accelerates to 100 km / h in just 5.3 seconds and offers a top speed of 240 km / h. On the gasoline engine, offer has not changed and it refers to a pair of 2.0L turbo engine ( with 181 hp and 240 hp ), as well as a pair of 3.0L turbo engine ( 258 hp and 302 hp ). The 2015 BMW X3 buyer has the option to choose between a six-speed manual and eight -speed automatic gearbox, which transmit force to the last or optional all-wheel.
2015 BMW X3 – release date and price
Production of the 2015 BMW X3 starts in the United States for a year. The first specimens of this model are expected to be on sale early next year. The starting price for the 2015 BMW X3 in the domestic market should be 37,800 euros (about $ 51.700 ).