BMW X3 and X4, with new looks and features, launched
German automaker BMW Motorrad has revealed the 2022 versions of its X3 and X4 models. They are offered in four and three variants, respectively, including the performance-centric M models. As for the highlights, both the cars sport a refreshed look and have upmarket cabins with many new features. The vehicles are available with a choice of three engines linked to an 8-speed gearbox.
The cars sport a huge kidney grille and sleek headlights
BMW X3 And X4 have a muscular hood, a large kidney grille, an updated front bumper with triangular-shaped air vents, wrap-around taillights, and designer wheels. The X3 M40i and X4 M40i are differentiated by a unique M kidney grille, M exterior mirrors, M logo, and special tailpipe trim. The X3 M and X4 M have a more aggressive front bumper and M-specific rear bumpers.
The vehicles offer Alcantara knee pads and 10.25-inch infotainment panel
Depending on the trim, the BMW X3 and X4 have Merino leather upholstery, M sport seats with illuminated M logos, Alcantara knee pads, M-branded seat belts, and a multifunctional steering wheel. They house a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.25-inch infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity options. For safety, multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and a rear-view camera are available.
There are multiple engines on offer
The BMW X3 sDrive301, X3 xDrive30i, and X4 xDrive30i are fueled by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that makes 248hp of power and 349Nm of torque. They have a top-speed of 209km/h. The X3 M40i and X4 M40i run on a 3.0-liter, turbocharged, inline-six mill with a 48V mild-hybrid system that makes 382hp/500Nm. The hybrid tech offers an extra 11hp of power.
The M models can sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.7 seconds
The X3 M and X4 M have a 3.0-liter turbocharged straight-six engine that makes 473hp/619Nm in the standard M models and 503hp/649Nm in Competition variants. The cars can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 3.7 seconds and have a top-speed of 284km/h with the M Driver's Package.
2022 BMW X3 and X4: Pricing
The BMW X3 starts at $43,700 (around Rs. 31.8 lakh) for the sDrive30i model and goes up to $69,900 (roughly Rs. 51 lakh) for the X3 M variant. The X4 starts at $51,800 (roughly Rs. 37.8 lakh) for the xDrive30i variant and goes up to $73,400 (approximately Rs. 53.5 lakh) for the X4 M model. Production of the cars will begin in August.