BMW has equipped its BMW X3 SUV with its new ‘TwinPower’ turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol engine. The 242bhp four-cylinder unit will be available in the X3 xDrive28i from spring 2012.
The engine, which also features in the 3-series and Z4, produces 258lb ft of torque between 1250-4800rpm. It helps propel the X3 xDrive28i from 0-62mph in 6.7sec.
BMW has also launched a revised M Sport package for its larger BMW X5 SUV. The M Sport package is available on all engine options and features 20in alloys, an exterior bodykit, xenon adaptive cornering headlights and a new M Sport suspension set-up.
Inside, M Sport-equipped X5s get a leather-clad M Sport steering wheel with shift paddles, individual anthracite roof lining, individual interior trim strips, M logo doorsills, stainless steel pedals and an M footrest for the driver. The M Sport edition also includes electrically adjustable sports seats.