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      06-21-2022, 11:07 AM   #1
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Next Gen 2025 BMW X3 (G45) Spied!

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Enjoy spy shots and videos of the next-gen 2025 BMW X3 (G45)!

According to our future models info thread by ynguldyn , we know the following so far about the G45 X3 and G46 X4.... [as of 1/15/24]

G45 X3
  • In production 08/24-10/33
  • This is the traditional X3 with gas, diesel, and hybrid versions. The full EV role is going to the Neue Klasse. There will still be X3M (G97).
  • Potential model names: X3 20, X3 20 xDrive, X3 20d xDrive, X3 30 xDrive, X3 30e xDrive, X3 40d xDrive, X3 M50 xDrive.
  • Intro models: Worldwide 30ex, M50x, and two of the non-M gas or diesel (tbd); US 30x and M50x.
  • No new engines, making a step up in luxury (standard comfort access, optional Iconic Glow exterior like on the next 5 series, fancier interior materials, driver aids matching the current X5 - also means no L3 autonomy, the best audio is still HK, ID8 dash).
  • M50x specifics: standard M Sport suspension (adaptive optional), standard Iconic Glow, 20" wheels, and the usual M interior and exterior parts.
  • Known colors: Dark Graphite, Black Sapphire, Arctic Race Blue, Mineral White, Mineral Red, Skyscraper Gray, Brooklyn Gray.

G46 X4
  • Start of production: 12/25
  • Will be available with all types of drivetrains but will focus on electric motors and hybrids. There will still be X4M (G98).


1/26/24 Photos -- First look at G45 X3 Prototype Interior
2025 BMW X3 Interior







1/14/24 Video:





9/7/23 Photos:
Next Gen 2025 BMW X3 (G45) Spied!






5/24/23 Video:

Here is the G45 X3 M40i spied testing at the Nurburgring.





6/21/22 Photos:

This particular prototype looks to be the M40i version (or equivalent M Performance model).

Next Gen 2025 BMW X3 (G45) Spied!





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      06-21-2022, 11:11 AM   #2
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Is it me, or does this look more like an estate/touring/wagon than an SUV? Seems to be a little shorter...maybe its just the proportions.
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Is it me, or does this look more like an estate/wagon than an SUV? Seems to be a little shorter...maybe its just the proportions.
I'd agree but that has some major ground clearance from the pics. Bronco slayer???
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It seems like BMW wants to update all of it's models… fair enough. Can't wait for the new M5 and X3M though.
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Is it me, or does this look more like an estate/touring/wagon than an SUV? Seems to be a little shorter...maybe its just the proportions.
The rear especially looks much shorter. Not sure if it's the camouflaging but the hatch looks small, and the roof line appears to slope down more.
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The new roof line is nice. Glad to know they will continue the M models.
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So M Performance is going to have quad tailpipes now? Wow
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this isnt the x3m? is anyone else confused?
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So M Performance is going to have quad tailpipes now? Wow
But no M mirrors


Maybe it's just me but since I was a teen I thought part of what made M "special" was distinguishing things like the tailpipes and mirrors that non Ms didn't have.

Now BMWs all look like the range of 911s (in that a base 911 and turbo 911 hardly look any different)
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Is it me, or does this look more like an estate/touring/wagon than an SUV? Seems to be a little shorter...maybe its just the proportions.
It does, I think its because its longer but the roof is lower. Looks like it will take after the X1 quite a bit.
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That back end slope is hideous.
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The "sub-high-performance" market is saturated... and BMW is battling "sportier/better" looking models that don't have the performance characteristics of BMWs M-lights..... If I were made to venture a guess, that is why we might see M-light models have more "M" styling cues.

who knows. I'm torn on the look - not a fan of the wheels and skinny tires (MPGs?).
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Like it or not, BMW considers "M Performance" vehicles M vehicles. Full blown M characteristics have been trickling down for years now.

The best news here via the X3 M50i (probably @ 485HP) is that we get the option of one more generation of full ICE engine options. I suspect therefore the X3MC will be @ 600HP and the final full ICE variant. Don't know if this will translate to the next generation M3/M4.
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Anyone else notice it looks like a mini XM??
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Hopefully we can see nicer better structure in the interior. Plusher seats and more tech like larger models. Air suspension or sporty but comfortable adaptive suspension would also be great. Roof line looks promising.
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So M Performance is going to have quad tailpipes now? Wow
Should've been tbh lol
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Will it be m50 x3 with a v8 or some sort of m50 v6 model?
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I like it.
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It's giving me f15 vibes.the kidneys also look more wide like the f15

Can they also stop upping the model designations? Doesn't feel like a 6 cylinder should get the M50i designation
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I also forgot to mention based on the upcoming x1s interior. I'm very excited for the new platform. Should be good. X1s seats look super plush even diamond leather stitching and wider. That with better suspension. Bmw can't loose. Always wanted a more plush feel on the middle class.
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Hopefully BMW doesn’t mess this one up. The current (pre-LCI mostly) x3 is a home run design. I have faith. They can’t afford this model to fail.
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