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      04-04-2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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The just revealed X4 Concept [full details] previews the production X4 (F26) SAV which will share the same platform and underpinnings with the X3 (F25) when the X4 hits the market next year. The two will share the same powertrains and have mirroring model lines, as the X6 does with the X5.

As for physical size, the concept X4 has the same length and wheelbase as the X3, while being wider and lower than the X3. Here's how the dimensions compare and a look at how the styling differs between the two.

Also see: Side by Side Look at BMW X4 Concept and X6 SAV


X4 Concept (F26)X3 (F25)
Dimensions
Length183 in (4,648 mm)183 in (4,648 mm)
Width75.4 in (1,915 mm)74.1 in (1,881 mm)
Height63.9 in (1,622 mm)65.4 in (1,661 mm)
Wheelbase110.6 (2,810 mm)110.6 (2,810 mm)



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      04-04-2013, 01:56 PM   #2
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Love the X4... I like it better than the 4 series coupes, and the 3 series sedans... maybe the M4 will change my mind, but I can see myself driving a X4 over any of the cars... the new line of cars don't look changed enough and are boring (I see a lot of people who don't like the 4 series coupes/sedans, etc)
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I must have one..
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      04-04-2013, 02:10 PM   #4
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The style all around fits the X4 better than the X6. The rear of the X6 seems overly huge.
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      04-04-2013, 02:10 PM   #5
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Wouah! This is going to sell so good.
Much nicer than the current X6.
This is by far the best news from Münich since a long time.
Great job, think this will replace my current x3 35i
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So, in short, it looks better than the X3 from every angle.
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Hope the new 2series gets those headlights!
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Hope the new 2series gets those headlights!
It doesn't unfortunately.

Spy photos (see: http://www.bimmerpost.com/2-series/spyshots/) have shown that the best it gets are squared off headlights.
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X4.. Those headlights are sick.
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X4.. Those headlights are sick.
It likely won't get those, unfortunately. The 4-series Concept was shown with similar headlights, and the production versions have more traditional looking lamps.
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Now....when is this release!
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Now....when is this release!
Sometime 2014.
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Wow

I like this way more than I expected. Talk about taking a fat dump on the 3 series GT! X4 ftw
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This has me sold over a 3 or 4 series. Let's just hope it's released sometimes in the next couple years.
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I think your chart is labeled incorrectly. You have the X4 marked as the F32 rather than the F26.

Or maybe I'm missing something here. Either way, I dig the new look.
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WOW!


The latest Autobild on Ipad has a video of it. Looks incredible!
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In my opinion the theory behind the X6 was BMW trying to troll the world. They took the fantastic X5, reduced the headroom, decreased the cargo capacity, and lowed the roof line toward the end to make it a "sport-back". Then finally they raised the price by a couple thousand just to see if anybody would buy it.

Result? It sold like wildfire..

I think the X4 will be proof that history repeats itself, except this time it will be with the X3 instead of the 5.

At least its safe to say we'll know what the X3 will look like right? lol
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What is the deal with all these concepts lately?
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This makes the X3 look like a 10 year old model (dated).
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Hope the new 2series gets those headlights!
It doesn't unfortunately.

Spy photos (see: http://www.bimmerpost.com/2-series/spyshots/) have shown that the best it gets are squared off headlights.
Jason i thought F32 was 4 series coupe
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When is BMW gonna start using these concept lights they make the cars look so much better
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