Bmw X4 Officially Presented
BMW has officially unveiled the production version of the new X4 crossover. The production of new items will begin in July of this year.
BMW X4 is built on a single chassis with X3. Its overall dimensions: length - 4 671 mm, width - 1 881 mm, height - 1 624 mm, wheelbase - 2 810 mm, ground clearance - 204 mm. Thus, the crossover was 14 mm long and 36 mm below the X3 platform, and its ground clearance of 8 mm, less than the "brother". In addition, compared to the X3 driver's seat and front passenger planted 20 mm lower. According to the manufacturer, the cabin was enough space to comfortably accommodate five people. However, the three passengers on the back of the couch, in our opinion, will be cramped. Luggage compartment volume of 540 litres, and harvested at the rear of the sofa, folding in the ratio 40:20:40, its capacity increases to 1400 liters.
The engine range of the new items, received all-wheel drive system xDrive, represented by three petrol and three diesel units. The top engine was a 3-liter turbocharged V6 power with 313 HP 630 Nm of torque. Acceleration to the first "hundreds" took 5.2 seconds. Top speed is limited electronically to 250 km/h. Diesel units represented by 3-liter V6 rated at 258 HP and 560 Nm of torque, upgraded two-liter engine producing 190 HP instead of 184 HP spends the Last of 5.1 liters of diesel fuel per 100 kilometers. Transmission: 6-speed manual or 8-band "automatic".
The basic equipment of the crossover system includes Start/Stop, energy recuperation system, 6 airbags. Optionally available active cruise control with a feature to prevent frontal collisions, the tracking system rows movement, as well as multimedia complex ConnectedDrive with a color head-up display and automatic emergency call.
When the airbag is deployed, the system through a set in the car SIM card contact with a Call center BMW, which will give the coordinates of the crossover. It is expected that such a "panic button" will become mandatory for new cars in the countries of the Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan) in 2015.