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Standing high as one of the “German Big 3”, which are the three best-selling luxury automakers in the world, the German car maker BMW has been successful to fetch itself an outstanding glory. Adding to its glory another successor of the company is the BMW X3 which is a compact luxury crossover SUV, which is based on 3 Series platform and is presently running in its second generation. The car is being manufactured by BMW since 2003 and was premiered in September 2003 at the Frankfurt Auto Show. With the introduction of the car the company wishes to find business with a special segment of buyers who fancy a luxury and sporty BMW crossover.
The stylish crossover present you 3 purely desirable variants to choose from- BMW X3 xDrive 20i, BMW X3 xDrive 35i and BMW X3 xDrive20d (diesel variant). The xDrive 20i and the xDrive 35i variants come with a BMW Twinpower Turbo Petrol engine with the xDrive 35i being the most powerful among the range. This topmost variant comes with inline 2979cc 6-cylinder engine configuration and the high thrust pours out a maximum power output of 306 hp between 5800 to 6400 rpm and a maximum torque of 400Nm between 1200 to 5000 rpm. Meshed with the engine is a 8-speed automatic transmission which provides a silky smooth transmission and catapults the car to establish a speed of 100km/hr from a halt in just around 5.6 seconds and gives the car a capability to gain a top speed of 245km/hr. The combined fuel economy displayed by the most powerful variant measures approximately 8.3 liters per 100km, which is fairly decent with those power and torque values.
The urge for the car is a great factor of its exterior design, owing to this fact the exterior designers of the car have perfectly shown their polished skills while designing an exterior for the car. The car features one of the most aerodynamically and artistically crafted exteriors in the SUV range. The powerful and expressive double kidney grille, kidney grille extended distinctive headlights, which comes with xenon or full LED options and the masculine and solid front bumper with wide air inlets imparts a commanding frontlook to the car. Dynamic traits added to the body are visual in the form of detailed silhouette edges extending towards the rear. The attributes like the bi-colour light-alloy wheels, stylish rear lamps, artistically curved rear look and the underbody aluminium details adds charm to the stylish exterior of the car. Overall, the dimensions of BMW X3 measure 4657mm x 1881mm x 1678mm with a large wheelbase clocking 2810 mm.
The 'touch and feel' luxury and the convenient technology incorporated in the car's interior is worth cherishing. With the insightfully configured control panel and precisely detailed and illuminated infotainment system with an excellent touch controlled navigation screen and the multi-functional leather wrapped steering system the engineers have added a sportiness to the interiors and a pleasurable driving convenience for the driver. The car feeds its occupants an ample amount of comfort with the large, elevated and highly cushioned leather coated seats, well integrated storage compartments, air conditioning system and purely sensational sound system. The polished chrome trims and highlighted accents adds the aesthetic value of the interiors. The car also gifts you a large cargo volume of 550-liters and flexible and folding rear seats with 40:20:40 segments.
The comfortable and delightful interiors of the luxury compact SUV are safe too, thanks to the engineers for installing an extensive list of required safety features along with the safety assists. This safety features includes the precise braking assists like the ABS (Antilock Braking System) and EBD (Electronic Brake Assist), warning systems like the camera-based Lane Departure Warning, Pedestrian Warning systems, City Brake Activation and the Active Cruise Control and Stop&Go function for the Steptronic transmission and the side,front and full-length curtain airbags and 3-point seatbelts. The braking system preserved for the desirable retardation of the vehicle consists of front ventilated discs and rear solid discs.
The stylish and commanding exterior body of the car with the BMW logo embossed on the head of the car clearly gives you an assurance of a luxuriously comfortable and ultra-safe interiors, giving the car the capability to become one of your most preferred vehicles unless you don't mind the expensive price and maintenance of the car.