BMW X3 in 2017 appeared on the road test

The third generation of this mid-size SUV will appear in 2017, the first hybrid engine.

The first pictures of the new X3, code-named G01, suggesting it seems the car will retain the basic shape of the second generation F25. The prototype is somewhat longer rear doors, side glass and rear doors are also larger. This shows that the new X3 will be extended wheelbase than the current 2.810mm.

Beneath the bodywork, X3 is expected to be upgraded chassis using bearing steel with double wishbone suspension front and rear multi-point. Sources from BMW also shared that the car will be equipped with a new electronic system entirely, which enhances the safety features and the ability to connect.

Engine selection for the new X3 now includes four-cylinder machine upgrade and six-cylinder new. Selecting the six speed manual transmission will only be fitted to group four-cylinder engine, while the automatic transmission of ZF nine new level will be fitted to all engines. BMW also plans to offer a four-cylinder rear sDrive run. However most are variations of X3 xDrive will be two bridges drivetrain standards.

Reportedly, the highlight of this SUV will be the X3 xDrive M410. High performance M branch will equip this variant 3,0L gasoline engine horizontal six-cylinder BMW's most advanced, currently used for the new 7-Series.

However, with the current Porsche Macan Turbo burning row in the key markets, and Mercedes-Benz are threats he launched a high-performance AMG GLC63 in early 2016, the analysts predict that BMW M will must respond with a new X3M, 3,0L engine supercharged 425 horsepower as the M3. One thing is almost certain that the new X3 will list more xDrive35e with hybrid gasoline engine charging plug, use the same technology with the upcoming 330E.