BMW refused to call the technical characteristics of the crossovers.
Using the stage races of the DTM at the Nurburgring, BMW held a presentation of the prototype of the X3 M and X4 M.
Designed to preview the prototypes are equipped with a sportier front bumper with three large air intakes and inserts in honeycomb. The car also received aerodynamic mirrors and alloy wheels.
X3 M and X4 M received a new braking system with blue calipers, and sports exhaust system with four pipes. The rear part of the machine is equipped with a unique spoiler and a modified bumper.
BMW declined to give specifications of a sports crossover, but confirmed that they will be equipped with a newly developed inline 6-cylinder power unit with M TwinPower Turbo technology and high performance. According to rumors, this can be a 3-liter engine capacity of 454 horsepower.
In addition to the new engine, X3 M and X4 M will be equipped with all-wheel drive system, M sport line, which is developed on the basis of the same system to M5. The company claims that it will help to gain maximum traction and torque to achieve the extremely dynamic characteristics.
X3 M and X4 M will also get an active rear differential and an improved sports suspension for sharper and accurate passing turns.
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