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      05-17-2019, 10:17 AM   #1
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BMW X3 and X4 Updates For Summer 2019

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These are the updates just announced for Summer 2019.

BMW X3 and BMW X4: M Sport seats, new M Sport Individual equipment line.

New optional extras will be added to the range for the BMW X3 and BMW X4 in summer 2019 to give the duo yet more appeal. The Sports Activity Vehicle and Sports Activity Coupe will be available with the option of M Sport seats with distinct bucket-seat styling and special design features for the M Sport model, BMW X3 M40i, BMW X3 M40d, BMW X4 M40i and BMW X4 M40d, as well as with additional interior trim strip variants.

The new M Sport Individual model available for the BMW X3 and BMW X4 from August 2019 brings together a number of high-quality touches that add to their dynamic prowess, while also giving them an even more stylish and exclusive aura. The equipment features of the M Sport model are combined with highlights such as a BMW Individual paint finish, 21-inch BMW Individual light-alloy wheels, BMW Individual extended leather upholstery Merino and BMW Individual interior trim strips in Piano Finish Black.

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      05-17-2019, 10:31 AM   #2
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Those would be welcome changes, especially the M Sport seats as an upgrade. It’s interesting what that is going to do to M sales though. I suspect the m40i is sufficient power for most but extra goodies like seats and full merino might have tempted people to upgrade. But not if all is available in the m40i
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      05-17-2019, 10:45 AM   #3
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Wonder if those new M sport seats are the same as those found in base X3M...
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      05-17-2019, 11:04 AM   #4
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///M sport makes it ///Mo Betta..
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      05-17-2019, 11:05 AM   #5
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Just ditched my '19 X3 M40i for a 7 series on Tuesday. Talk about perfecting timing!
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      05-17-2019, 11:06 AM   #6
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Wonder if those new M sport seats are the same as those found in base X3M...
It says bucket seats so I would thought they would be more like the competition seats, the base X3M seats look identical to the current G01 sports seats other than the M logo in back rest

Would certainly be a nice upgrade if they are the same
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      05-17-2019, 11:07 AM   #7
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Any updates on M Sport VINs finally getting M Sport steering wheels in Canada? It's a travesty to be driving a M Sport variant with a thin-rim steering wheel.
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      05-17-2019, 11:09 AM   #8
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This is good news and should've been this way from the start. I always would choose the better more comfortable quality M Sport Seat option! As well as nicer Wheel setup.

As the new 2019 BMW X4 M40i definitely has ample power compared to the previous generation model.

Everything sounds great besides for the "piano black trim", what's up with that stuff?
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Hope the X4 gets the M steering wheel
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Just ditched my '19 X3 M40i for a 7 series on Tuesday. Talk about perfecting timing!
Here is one who has understood everything! Welcome to your series 7! That's the car ... Congratulations
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      05-17-2019, 11:15 AM   #11
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Here is one who has understood everything! Welcome to your series 7! That's the car ... Congratulations
Wouldn't have it without luck and an amazing deal. Thanks!
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Looking forward to seeing some photos of what these updates will look like. It sounds like the new M Sport Seats will be a nice upgrade.

It sure seems like the M40i is the most bang for the buck throughout the entire X3 lineup.
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Hope the X4 gets the M steering wheel
Yes, I totally agree! Would always choose the awesome M Steering Wheel any day! That should always be an option for every BMW vehicle, to me it's not a true BMW without it.

That is what connects you to the car. The steering wheel, the seats and the shift lever, three points of contact adds tremendously to the overall driving and ownership experience!
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I'm not bothered by any of that, especially if they are those silly seats without adjustable headrests!
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To clarify, Extended Merino leather will be available for 2020 X3 M40i ?
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Why would they make the seats sportier than the base X3M seats
I'm not sure anyone has said that have they?
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      05-17-2019, 11:51 AM   #17
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No Mention of updated engine (Z4, 3 series engine) or digital dash update?
thats what the X3/X4 really need.

So does this mean the X3 will get the individual seat options the X4 already has (like the two tone red/black merino leather)?

will also be interesting to see if the M Sport seats are in fact the same seats as the upgraded X3M seats. If so there is even less to distinguish the two cars.
I do firmly believe SEATS in a M should be exclusive to the M, makes the interior feel that much more exclusive (and justify the huge price jump a bit more).
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Very interesting!
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Seems to be a bit bland of an update? If this is presumably the 2020 "LCI" I believe many were expecting the power bump and other options alike to what the new M340i has?
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Seems to be a bit bland of an update? If this is presumably the 2020 "LCI" I believe many were expecting the power bump and other options alike to what the new M340i has?
5 series gets LCI first then X3, so probably 2021.
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