Next-Gen BMW X3 Coming in 2017 with Plug-in Hybrid Version and X3 M

BMW is reportedly going to introduce an all-new X3 crossover for the 2017 model year.

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BMW is reportedly going to introduce an all-new X3 crossover for the 2017 model year. The big news is that the next X3 will see the introduction of a plug-in hybrid version as well as the first M version.
According to Autobild the standard four-cylinder and six-cylinder powertrains will return, but with some performance tweaks to give each engine around 15 extra horsepower. A new X3 M40i version is also in the works with around 360 horsepower thanks to its twin-turbocharged six-cylinder. For the first ever X3 plug-in hybrid, it will pair a 2.0L four-cylinder with a 95-horsepower electric motor. It’s expected that it will have an electric driving range around 31 miles.

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For the X3 M, BMW is reportedly going to give the X3 the same 425-hp six-cylinder engine that powers the M3 and M4. It’s expected to arrive sometime in 2018.

Source: Autobild