BMW has launched a new variant in the the X3 xDrive30i SportX which joins the X3 line-up with prices starting at Rs 56.50 lakh (ex-showroom). The BMW X3 SUV was previously available in two variants, known as X3 30i Luxury Line and X3 20d Luxury Line.
In terms of exteriors the BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX gets the signature kidney grille design, Black High-Gloss elements across the body, LED headlamps with cornering function, LED fog lights, chrome-finished exhaust pipes, LED tail lights, aluminium roof rails, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
In terms of interiors the BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX comes loaded with features like Sport seats, Sport leather steering wheel, BMW Live Cockpit Plus with navigation, panoramic sunroof, three-zone automatic climate control, ambient lighting, automatic tail gate, rear view camera with Park Assist, a 205W music system, paddle shifters, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
Powering the BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX is the same 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine that produces 248bhp and 350Nm of torque. Power is sent to all four wheels via the xDrive all-wheel-drive system. This engine comes paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The BMW X3 xDrive30i does 0-100kmph in just 6.3 seconds.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “BMW has pioneered the world of sports activity vehicles (SAV) with its ‘X’ range. For nearly two decades, the BMW X3 has been extremely successful in the luxury SAV segment as it strikes an ideal balance between on-road and off-road capabilities. Today, with the addition of the new ‘SportX’ variant, we are strategically expanding the range of BMW X3 offering and giving our customers the ‘Power of Choice’. This powerful and adventurous ‘X’ machine is the ideal companion for those who are on a mission to push the limits. The new BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX is yet another proof of BMW’s commitment to keep innovating and producing the best vehicles in each segment.”
In terms of safety the SUV comes with six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, ISOFIX child seat mounting and integrated emergency spare wheel under the load floor.