In order to meet the expectations of performance aficionados, BMW has debuted the X3 M40i in India. This model, which costs Rs 86.50 lakh (ex-showroom), is made to provide an exhilarating driving experience. The X3 M40i’s powertrain is shared with the BMW M340i sedan, which enhances its sporting appeal.
The X3 M40i delivers a punch thanks to its powerful 3.0-liter inline-six TwinPower Turbo petrol engine. It can accelerate quickly from 0 to 100 km/h thanks to its amazing power output. The X3 M40i guarantees an exciting ride with its dynamic capabilities and engaging driving dynamics.
The X3 M40i is made available as a completely constructed unit (CBU) in small numbers, emphasizing its uniqueness. Bookings are now being accepted for a chance to own this high-performance SUV. By depositing a deposit of Rs. 5 lahks, interested clients can reserve an X3 M40i.
The X3 M40i marries the utility of an SUV with a focus on the speed of a sports car. It appeals to people looking for a balance of luxury and sportiness thanks to its eye-catching design, cutting-edge technologies, and strong engine.
The BMW X3 M40i’s introduction in India adds to the brand’s lineup of high-performance cars. The X3 M40i seeks to captivate driving fans and raise the driving experience to new heights with its potent performance, limited availability, and alluring features.
- India presently has no direct competitors for the BMW X3 M40i.
- Its 3.0-liter turbo-petrol engine generates 500Nm and 360hp.
- The X3 M40i features two 12.3-inch screens.
BMW X3 M40i’s exterior
The exterior styling of the BMW X3 M40i is appealing and reflects its focus on performance. The M Sport package is standard on the X3 M40i, increasing its sporting flair. M-specific kidney grilles are present on the front fascia, giving it a brash and forceful appearance on the road. The M-specific headlights, wing mirrors, and tailpipes complete the grilles, enhancing the car’s athletic appearance.
The X3 M40i’s dual-tone, 20-inch alloy wheels add to its dynamic style and boost handling and performance in addition to enhancing the overall appearance. The SUV has a distinctive appearance thanks to these striking wheels, which also give it a strong presence on the road.
Features and interior of the BMW X3 M40i
The interior of the X3 M40i is completely black, while the interior of the regular X3 is dual-toned with black and beige or brown accents. The steering wheel has M color stitching, an M emblem at the bottom, and M-specific seat belts as part of the M Sport package. The X3 insignia on the plaque in the center console has been replaced with an M badge on the upgraded model.
A number of high-end features are included with the BMW X3 M40i to improve your driving experience. It has a heads-up display, a triple-zone climate control system, a 12.3-inch touchscreen with BMW’s iDrive 7 operating system, a panoramic sunroof, wireless charging, ambient lighting, and a Harmon Kardon audio system. These amenities offer comfort, entertainment, and an opulent atmosphere within the car.
BMW X3 M40i engine
The 3.0 liter, 6-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine in the X3 M40i produces 360 horsepower, 14 fewer than the M340i. The torque value, however, stays the same at 500Nm. All four wheels receive power from an 8-speed automatic gearbox. According to BMW, the X3 M40i has a top speed of 250 kilometers per hour and can reach 100 kilometers per hour from 0 in 4.9 seconds, which is 0.5 seconds slower than the M340i.
Adaptive suspension, variable sport steering, a differential with performance control (differential locks), and M Sport brakes are additional M-specific performance features.
rivals to the BMW X3 M40i
Several major competitors fight against the BMW X3 M40i in the performance SUV market. These are a few of its primary competitors:
Mercedes-AMG GLC 43: The 3.0-liter V6 engine in the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 gives a powerful performance, providing quick acceleration and responsive handling. It has a plush interior, cutting-edge technology, and distinctive stylistic cues from AMG.
Audi SQ5: With its potent 3.0-liter V6 engine, the Audi SQ5 combines sportiness and practicality, providing remarkable performance and supple handling. It comes standard with Audi’s famed Quattro all-wheel-drive system, a luxurious interior, and cutting-edge safety systems.