Trim levels range from the BMW X3 xDrive20d featuring a 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine offering 135kW of power, through to the range-topping BMW X3 xDrive35i with an inline six cylinder turbocharged engine offering 225kW of power.
Inside, the car offers a whopping 1600-litre luggage space capacity with the rear seats folded flat (550L with seats up). It also gets BMW's ConnectedDrive system showcasing a range of interfaces, such as the internet, sat-nav and various media controls, as well as a display for the rear-view camera and Top View feature.
Auto Stop Start will also be available on six cylinder models for the first time as will be the new eight-speed automatic gearbox. There's also electric power steering on all models with a variable steering ratio package available as an option.
All cars feature Dynamic Stability Control but there's also now the option of adjustable suspension settings for further road-holding reassurance. The Dynamic Damper Control is selectable via in-car controls which the driver can toggle between Normal, Sport and Sport+ modes.
BMW's M Sport package will also be available some time in 2011, offering suspension, aerodynamic, exterior and interior enhancements typical of M Division.
Local pricing for the new BMW X3 will be available prior to its launch early in 2011.
*Overseas model shown