BMW X3

BMW iX3 to be produced in China, exported to outside markets

Jul 11, 2018

BMW has confirmed its upcoming all-electric BMW iX3 will be produced in China and exported to some international markets. The plan comes as BMW expands its BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture. During 2017, BMW...

Top 10 best-selling SUVs in Australia during first half of 2018

Jul 05, 2018

The first half of 2018 is over and the car industry is seeing some big changes in vehicle choice and popularity among buyers (see our June 2018 VFACTS report for more). The SUV market is...

BMW X3 M40d performance diesel confirmed with showroom updates

May 30, 2018

After long suspicion BMW has now confirmed there is an X3 M40d performance diesel variant joining the medium-size premium SUV range. The company announced the model overnight with a string of other model updates for...

2019 BMW X3 M prototype spotted, drifts on Nurburgring (video)

May 18, 2018

BMW has been spotted testing the proper M version of the latest G01 BMW X3 in prototype form. And it looks quick, and even kicks sideways on a few corners. The X3 M is set...

BMW iX3 concept unveiled, previews all-electric SUV for 2020

Apr 25, 2018

This is it. The precursor to the all-electric BMW X3. It’s called the Concept iX3 and it has just made its public debut at the 2018 Auto China event in Beijing. BMW is planning to...

BMW iX3 concept heading to Beijing, previews electric SUV (video)

Apr 23, 2018

As reported last year, BMW is planning to launch an electric version of its new X3 medium-size SUV. Over the weekend the company released a quick teaser video previewing the model, called iX3. The vehicle...

BMW reports record global sales during 2017, profits up 10.2%

Mar 12, 2018

BMW has reported its yearly efforts for 2017, taking home a pre-tax profit of over 10 billion euros for the first time. And this is despite an additional one billion euros being fed into research...

BMW X3 gets Alpina attention for first time; the Alpina XD3

Feb 27, 2018

The third-generation X3 has not been in Australia long but already won many friends and plaudits with its design and technology. Renowned BMW tuners Alpina have created the XD3, a brutal quad-turbo monster based on...

2018 BMW X3 M40i on sale in Australia in July

Feb 07, 2018

BMW’s first ever M Performance X3 will launch in Australia in July, called the X3 M40i, coming as the first proper performance oriented mid-size SUV from the German brand. Originally revealed last year, the G01...

2018 World Car of the Year finalists announced

Jan 30, 2018

Finalists for the 2018 World Car of the Year have been announced, with a number of interesting ones in the running for the top award. Finalists for all categories have also been listed, such as...

2018 BMW X3 xDrive30d review (video)

Dec 30, 2017

The 2018 BMW X3 has been a long time in the making. But for good reason. It’s got very big shoes to fill. Shoes that ended up evolving for over 10 years with the previous...

PerformanceDrive’s top 10 best new cars of 2017

Dec 27, 2017

Here at PD we don’t do ‘car of the year’ features, mainly because we aren’t paid by any of the car manufacturers to do so. But it has been a massive year for the Aussie...

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