BMW has already unveiled its X3 diesel variant in India at an initial price of Rs.49.999 Lakh. And now at present BMW has introduced its all-new 2018 BMW X3 petrol variant in India. This super featured car is also available at every BMW dealerships. BMW X3 is designed with a striking language, which consists of fully adaptive LED headlights, double distinctive kidney grille as well as LED fog lamps that feature a new hexagonal design.
BMW X3 is basically a compact crossover SUV developed by the German automobile manufacturer BMW. The all-new 2018 BMW X3 is featured with four-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine, shared with the BMW X5 and X3 series. That has the potential to deliver 350Nm and 252hp of torque. This compact luxury crossover SUV is also implemented with xDrive all-wheel-drive system and eight-speed automatic gearbox. BMW X3 petrol variant has the potential to accelerate 0-100 kph in just 6.3 seconds.
The earlier BMW X3 diesel variant was designed with 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine, which produces a maximum output of 400Nm and 190hp of torque. That has potential to cover 0-100km/h in 8 seconds. This super featured crossover SUV diesel variant was also designed with the standard 8-speed Steptronic automatic transmission system. Therefore, evaluating X3 from its performance, the X3 petrol variant is expected to attract more car enthusiasts.
The all-new 2018 BMW X3 petrol variant was equipped with electronic controlled Automatic Differential locks/brakes, adaptive suspensions, DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), which facilitates Hill Descent Control as well as Hill Start Assists along with the additional support of X3’s off-road potentials. Under its hood, BMW X3 is further powered by attentiveness assistance, safety protection six-airbags, CNC (Cornering Brake Control), DSC (Dynamic Stability Control), side-impact protection, crash sensor, side-impact protection, auto-hold electric parking brake and electronic vehicle immobilizer as well.
Interior of the BMW X3 petrol version is implemented with leather upholstery seats with contrast stitching and instrument panel of Sensatec-covered along with poplar grain grey with Fine-wood trim. X3 is featured with 10.25-inch touch screen Navigation control, Wireless charging option for BMW Display key and mobile phones, rear-view camera with lateral space or Park Assist, Apple Car Play, and 600 Watts Sound system. BMW X3 is also designed with easily accessible storage compartments along with rear adjustable seat backrest and optimized cabin noise insulation as well.
2018 BMW X3 petrol variant is further designed with chrome X logo, inflated panoramic roof, rear window sunblind, and six dimmable ambient lights. The luggage compartment has the potential to offer a capacity of 550 liters, which is further expandable up to 1600 liters. The German automobile manufacturing company’s Efficient Dynamics also get equipped with ECO PRO mode, Auto Start-Stop, Electronic Power Steering, Brake-energy Regeneration, along with various innovative technologies as well. With the assistance of Driving Experience Control Switch, the driver has the facility to select between various driving modes, which are COMFORT, ECO PRO, SPORT+, and SPORT, in order to ensemble diverse driving conditions.
2018 BMW X3 petrol variant is expected to get assembled at BMW’s Chennai plant. Booking for this super featured car is now open across India and car enthusiasts are free to garb this supercar in India for Rs. 56.90 Lakhs. Therefore, in the luxury line of BMW X3 xDrive30i, the petrol variant will be rendered to buyers. With the option of BMW Repair Inclusive, this compact SUV is covered with up to six year’s warrantable repairs without any mileage restrictions. The all-new 2018 BMW X3 petrol variant is also expected to make the BMW lovers of India go crazy for it just like the earlier BMW X3 diesel version.
-By Chandrani Sarkar (Sr. Content Developer and Research Analyst @Travarsa)