BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX has been launched in India today. It is locally produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai.
The car is available at an attractive introductory price (ex-showroom) as follows –
BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX – INR 56,50,000
The BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX has a striking design language, featuring a compelling front with a boldly enhanced distinctive double kidney grille. LED headlights with extended contents and LED fog lamps featuring the new hexagonal design ensure a prominent stance on any road. At the rear, LED expressive taillights combined with a low-slung roof spoiler and exhaust tail pipes on both sides in chrome make for a powerful conclusion. Automatic tailgate operation allows convenient opening and closing of the tailgate.
It gets exquisitely embossed ‘X’ logo in elegant chrome located on the doors and the centre console is a true eye-catcher. A relaxed and harmonious lounge atmosphere is created thanks to optimised cabin noise insulation, rear window sunblind and a large panoramic sunroof. Ambient Lighting with six dimmable light designs creates an atmosphere for every mood. The luggage compartment has a capacity of 550 litres which is extendable to 1,600 litres thanks to a 40/20/40 split including through-loading system. Welcome Light Carpet, which is projected from the side sill, welcomes passengers in glamorous style.
Thanks to the unrivalled BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, the engine blends maximum power with exemplary efficiency. The two-litre four-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX produces an output of 185 kW / 252 hp and a maximum torque of 350 Nm at 1,450 – 4,800 rpm. The car accelerates from 0-100 km / hr in just 6.3 seconds.
Power is sent to the wheels via the eight-speed automatic Steptronic sport transmission. The eight-speed automatic Steptronic sport transmission is available with steering wheel paddle shifters.
BMW xDrive, an intelligent all-wheel-drive system, in the BMW X3 monitors the driving situation constantly and is quick to respond. The compact, low-weight and efficient all-wheel-drive system distributes the engine’s power between the front and rear axle exactly to suit the driving situation and the surface. Adaptive suspensions, electronically controlled ‘Automatic Differential Brakes/locks (ADB-X)’, extended ‘Dynamic Traction control (DTC)’, Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control have also been provided.
A host of BMW ConnectedDrive technologies continue to break the innovation barrier in automotive industry. Modern cockpit concept BMW Live Cockpit Plusincludes 8.8-inch Control Display with touch functionality, 3D Navigation, a 5.1-inch digital instrument cluster with analog dials. The occupants can operate car functions simply by speaking to their BMW Virtual Assistant. Parking Assistant with Rear View Camera makes parking in tight spots easier. The car features HI-FI Surround Sound system, Apple Car Play® and Android Auto and Connectivity through Bluetooth and USB.
BMW EfficientDynamics doubles the Sheer Driving Pleasure with features such as Auto Start-Stop, ECO PRO mode, Brake-Energy Regeneration, Electronic Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution etc. Using the Driving Experience Control switch, the driver is able to choose between different driving modes (ECOPRO, COMFORT, SPORT and SPORT+) to suit diverse driving conditions.
The BMW X3 features cutting-edge safety technologies. It provides optimal support in any situation with six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, ISOFIX child seat mounting and integrated emergency spare wheel under the load floor.