BMW relies on electric and combustion engines
The Munich-based company is focusing on drive diversity and does not just want to produce battery cars. Not really a problem, because while BMW has been using electrified combustion engine platforms up to now, the “new class” Conversely, an e-architecture that can also be equipped with combustion engines.
The platform will be further developed, but will probably retain the four and six-cylinder engines, which are currently between around 180 and 510 hp bring to the streets. Then there are the plug-in hybrids, two versions of which are expected. Even a future M variant should not rely solely on petrol power, a six-cylinder supported by electric motors with at least 550 would be conceivable hp.
New X3 could start at 60,000 euros
Inside, X3 number four is even more digital, many extras such as seat heating or assistance systems can also be purchased afterwards via software updates. The cockpit should be based on the E-SUV iX, in a tidy style and with XXL displays.
How much the new X3 will cost when it hits the market in 2025 is currently difficult to predict. This is currently starting SUV at a good 53,000 euros, but in three years it could already scratch the 60,000 euro mark.