BMW X4 confirmed

23 Nov, 2012 3:16pm Luke Madden

BMW has confirmed that the new X4 crossover will debut in concept form at the Detroit Motor Show

BMW has confirmed it will introduce the X4 crossover next year, with the car debuting in concept form at the Detroit Motor Show in January.

Ian Robertson, member of the board of management at BMW, said: “We’ve got the X6, X5, X3 and the X1, and we will have an X4 in the very near future.”

The new model is based on the same platform as the X3 but will be a four-seater with a more coupe-like profile. It’s just like the relationship between the X5 and the X6.

The newcomer will be available with all of the same engines as the X3, so that means a diesel only line-up. Kicking it off is a 141bhp 2.0-litre diesel, with a 309bhp 3.0-litre diesel topping the range.

When the X4 goes on sale late in 2013 it will be priced just above the X3, so expect to see a price tag of around £30,000.