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2011 BMW X3 xDrive30d on sale in Australia

The 2011 BMW X3 xDrive30d has now arrived in local showrooms, completing the 2011 BMW X3 range that was launched in Australia in March. The BMW X3 xDrive30d model sits at the top of the local range above the X3 xDrive20d and the X3 xDrive28i. It is powered by a six-cylinder diesel engine with 190kW of power and 560Nm of torque, representing a 30kW/60Nm increase over the previous model...

BMW X3 M to share tri-turbo 3.2L engine with next M3: rumour

According to various international reports, BMW is working on releasing a BMW X3 M, a smaller version of the BMW X5 M. Rumour has it that it will feature an all-new triple-turbo 3.2-litre six-cylinder engine, which might also be shared with the next-generation BMW M3...

2011 BMW X3 on sale in Australia

The all-new 2011 BMW X3 range has been launched in Australia offering more powerful and fuel-efficient engines, fresh exterior and interior designs and a larger overall package. Two models will be available from launch: the entry-level xDrive20d and the mid-spec xDrive28i. The xDrive20d is powered by a 2...

Video: 2011 BMW X3 review by Fifth Gear

The brand-new 2011 BMW X3 has just been reviewed by Fifth Gear Web TV and the video has been posted on the YouTube channel. It seems the new car is much improved over the superseded model, offering a refined cabin, more comfortable ride quality and an excellent diesel engine option...

2011 BMW X3 Australian pricing and availability

BMW Australia has revealed an unchanged price list for the all-new 2011 BMW X3 range, which will be launched in two stages in the first half of next year. In mid-March, the entry-level xDrive20d and the xDrive28i will arrive in Australian showrooms, while the top-spec xDrive30d will be launched three months later in June...

2011 BMW X3 details

The 2011 BMW X3 details are out, revealing the new model will feature improved dynamics and new interior features with plenty of technology, and more interior space. The new model is also the first BMW 'X' car to get optional Damper Control and Dynamic Drive Control for the suspension, gearbox and engine settings. Trim levels range from the BMW X3 xDrive20d featuring a 2...

Video: Audi Q5 versus BMW X3 four-wheel drive system test

Two cars, both in the same small to medium size four-wheel drive category. Both cars offer their own advanced all-wheel drive system; the BMW X3 with xDrive, and the Audi Q5 with its Audi Quattro system. What's better? Keep in mind both of the cars had traction control settings switched off as this was more of a test to distinguish the difference between the centre differential slip and overall four-wheel drive torque split capabilities...

2011 BMW X3 M Sport package revealed ahead of Paris show

Early reports rumoured BMW could be looking at producing a BMW X3 M (similar to the X5 M philosophy), but before the company releases such a car it has unveiled details of the upcoming BMW X3 M Sport package. This vehicle is your usual BMW X3 but it is garnished with all kinds of driver-focused gear from M Division...

2011 BMW X3 production begins in US

BMW has today begun production its new BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle  a day after the first generation model ended production. After the sale of 614,824 units, the final example of the first generation BMW X3 produced was an xDrive 20d variant donated by the BMW Group to a not-for-profit organisation as an emergency vehicle...

2011 BMW X3M on the way

BMW has announced it will release the BMW X3 xDrive35i next year and it will feature the same, 225kW, twin turbo BMW 335i engine. There's now rumours circulating which point towards the production of an 'M' variant, much like the BMW X5M, without the twin-turbo V8. Although definite plans haven't been confirmed, the BMW X3M is likely to be powered by the same twin-turbo inline six as the upcoming BMW 1 Series M...

2011 BMW X3 unveiled, Australian launch first half of 2011

BMW has unveiled the all-new 2011 BMW X3 with a new engine line-up, eight-speed automatic transmissions and more tech features to make it safer, better on the road and kinder to the environment. At 4648mm long, 1881mm wide and 1661mm tall, the new X3 is around 79mm longer, 28mm wider and 13mm lower than the model it replaces, while the wheelbase has also grown 15mm to 2810mm...