New York Live – BMW X4 SUV

Posted on: Apr 17, 2014 - 12:41am IST

BMW today unveiled the BMW X4 for the American market at the ongoing New York Auto Show.

BMW X4 front at the 2014 New York Auto Show

The X3’s bigger brother X4, in the USA, gets 3 petrol engines and 3 diesel engines, with power outputs ranging from 184 hp to 313 hp.

BMW X4 front three quarters at the 2014 New York Auto Show

While the new generation 2.0-liter diesel engines do duty for the xDrive 20d, the four-cylinder 2.0-liter petrol engines are found in the xDrive 28i and xDrive 20i. For the 28i and 20i, the engines make 258 hp and 184 hp respectively. A bigger engine on the top-end x35i produces 306 hp and peak torque of 400 Nm.

BMW X4 side at the 2014 New York Auto Show

The xDrive 20d gets the four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and makes 190 hp of power and produces 400 Nm of torque. A bigger 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine is found in the xDrive 35d making 313 hp and 630 Nm of peak torque. A variant of the 30d sees a 3.0-liter straight-six engine making 258 hp and peak torque of 560 Nm.

BMW X4 rear three quarters at the 2014 New York Auto Show

Auto start/stop function comes as standard as part of BMW’s technology package for the X4 that also offers a coasting function if the 8-speed automatic box is fitted. Brake energy regeneration low rolling-resistance 17-inch tyres are other fuel saving features on the SUV.

Serial production of the BMW X4 will begin in at the Spartanburg plant in Spring, and hit the market at a starting price of $45,625 (INR 27.54 lakh)

You can find more details in the press release section.

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BMW X4 in 2014 New York Auto Show – Press Release

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2 thoughts on “New York Live – BMW X4 SUV

  1. CAS says:

    Great arrival for the X4 , BMW and my CONGRATULATIONS !
    ‘ Would like to propose the following upgrades towards this highly-desirable car .

    – a dedicated 2+2 M-sport 3-door coupe version in the not-so-distant future .

    – 400PS in-line 6 cylinder twin-power turbo petrol/diesel engines with 0-60 sprint @ just over 4 seconds topping @ 155mph .

    – integration of that fussy secondary swage line over the rear wheel into a single crease running laterally across both flanks
    giving the M-Sport X4 3-door coupe established character lines .

    – accentuated fender flares to accommodate both the X5/X6s 10Jx21″ (front) 11.5Jx21″ light alloy wheel models shod in 50-series tyres .

    – laterally bolstered front and rear passenger bucket seats .

    – quad rear exhaust pipes set on carbon fiber rear air diffusers .

    – front fender side vents .

    – ventilated engine bay hood .

    – sharper definition of the rear ducktail spoiler along the aesthetic vocabulary of the massive front air inlets .

    – NO roof rails as the X4 looks better without them .

    – premium concert hall-fidelity audio system .

  2. Gaurav says:

    X line was supposed to be reserved for SUVs but this is a big fugly car. Disappointing.


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