With the new Audi SQ5, the Porsche Macan and the Mercedes GLC 43 AMG, this time BMW could not miss its most immediate competitors, leaving only the X4 M40i model as the sporty alternative in the segment of SUVs medium.
And although we have not yet seen breakthrough, any official of the new BMW X3 but yes many photos spies of the third generation, a model expected to debut at the Frankfurt show next September, the manufacturer of Munich has surprised us letting us see and hear the new version M40i X3.
it Will be the first time that the customers can acquire a sports version and very high performance specially prepared by the division of sports in this model by increasing the range of BMW M Performance.
As if one of our photographers, is involved, advancement shows a prototype of the new BMW X3 M40i in the phase of testing in Arjeplog, northern Sweden, rolling down roads completely iced and accessing the facilities that the German brand has in the Arctic Circle.
But what stands out the most is its sound. With its quad exhaust outlet framed by two mouldings, rectangular, to the more pure style M, the M40i model will be an evolution of the engine six-cylinder in-line B58 and 3.0-liter to yield a maximum power output of 380 HP, which is an increase of 20 HP compared to the X4 M40i, as they overcome the barrier of 400 HP is the sole mission of the versions of M that will also come in the future to this model.