• Jul 9, 2008
Boy howdy does that camouflage make it difficult to suss out what's underneath! BMW's cooking up a new X3, expected to drop in 2011, and the changes don't look to be huge. The smallest SAV – BMW's acronym for Stupid Ass Sports Activity Vehicle – will get rhinoplasty to bring some Concept CS cues to the X3. The heavy camo on the rear windows suggest that BMW might be addressing some of the awkwardness that afflicts the current model, a definite plus. Word is that much sweat will be expended over an updated interior in order to keep up with competitors. A less-hideous X3 that retains its chassis moves while coddling you with a better interior? Sounds good to us, even though we'd still rather have an M3 wagon.
[Source: BMW blog, Photo: Priddy]



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      • 6 Years Ago
      Don't want one. Give me a smaller lighter X6 with a hybrid drivetrain. I don't want a wagon but I'd buy something that appears to not be a wagon even though it is a wagon. Make sense?
        • 6 Years Ago
        So you want a wagon without admitting to other people that you want a wagon because it doesn't sound cool?

        Or you don't want something with interior room AND a low c.g. / sporty stance?

        I guess I don't understand (and I'm not being sarcastic), so feel free to explain to me.


      • 6 Years Ago
      that camo makes me ill... :P
        • 6 Years Ago
        It's 70's retro. All we need is putrid green and yellow, and you're good to go.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I think this version looks MUCH better. No more busted-looking headlights. No more front bumper that looks like melted plastic. MUCH smoother and more harmonious.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Stupid Ass Acronym
      • 6 Years Ago
      Now that is one thing i dont think BMW has been doing good at all off late. The new exteriors are very nice but BMW interiors are so plane and life less except the 7 series. Out of all the SAV vehicles they've got the X5 is the best one the X3 is very much out of place when compared to the likes of the MB GLK, Audi Q5, and Volvo XC60 interior and exterior design wise.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I wonder if it is going "up a size" to make room for the X1?
      • 6 Years Ago
      Justin, I think he's saying that he doesn't think that wagon's look that cool but he want's the functionality. I'll admit I think the X6 is pretty beefy looking but I DO think that wagons are pretty slick looking when done right. Still, love the shape of that X6....
      • 6 Years Ago
      They will lose a lot of ground to the Q5.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Screw that. I want an M5 wagon.