BMW have released concepts of their latest flagship luxury SUV car which motor vehicle enthusiasts believe will dock at the dealerships come the turn of the 2018 calendar year, and late 2017.
Also known as the 2018 BMW X3 , the highly anticipated SUV will see its production cycle commence early August 2017. Although the car is expected to imitate former BMW designs, it is expected to have additional features that were not previously seen in the older versions of the quite successful X3.
Its previous make, X3 2016 still has some few years to go, but with the market competition arguably growing stuff daily , the Bavarians launch of the luxury brand is clearly in order.
Let’s Check the 2018 BMW X3: Inside and Out
The 2018 BMW X3 will have the CLAR modular design which is expected to shed off about 100 kg (221 lbs) of weight off its ‘hips’, but all round the car will imitate the design of its previous predecessors with BMW remaining conservative to this approach.
The frontal ‘facia’ expected to have that classical BMW 7 series design, giving the X3 a kind of face lift. Other than the exterior design, BMW look to impress with the new telecommunication interface coupled with a premium cabin( 5 seaters) along with high-tech safety features that will be expected in the 2018 X3.
The other expected interior features include a Bluetooth system well-calibrated navigation system and heated seats. BMW is also-also continue with the BMW apps and connectivity functions, which were seen in its previous versions. Seen for a very first time BMW will have an extended wheelbase in an effort to sort markets in Asia.
Underneath the Hood of the 2018 BMW X3
Powering the BMW, will be the usual suite of 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol, and for diesel engines, a 3.0-liter straight six turbo gasoline which will see the SUV have a turbo 8 speed automatic gearbox.
This will include the classic use of M performance which will see the cargo to slightly over 350 hp coupled with a tweaked chassis. This will make the 2018 BMW X3 do 0 to 60 miles per hour in a relatively quick time lapse of 5.3 seconds, making it have an appeal from fast car enthusiasts.
But with all this power BMW, will give the BMW X3 2018 an equaling braking power that will see the BMW have an enjoyable drive. A Plug-in Hybrid variant will pair a four-cylinder gasoline unit to an electric motor with over 240 hp.
This is BMW’s plan to give them a cutting edge over the Q7 Audi and the Mercedes GLC in terms of engine power and performance.
The drive train will see the BMW only be rear wheel drive for both diesel and petrol engine. The consumption of the 2018 BMW X3 is not expected to change with the engine consumption at 21 miles per gallon.
2018 BMW X3 – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
The 2018 BMW X3 is expected to kick off production come August 2017 and expect to hit dealership come January 2018. The SUV will be valued at approximately $48,920 a price. That will be expected in that luxury bracket group, with BMW seeking to grow in the market. Having a firm grip over their rival competitors in a market characterized by stiff competition.