The third-generation G01 BMW X3 was first revealed globally in June 2017, and recently made its launch debut in Malaysia just a few days ago. The SUV arrives as a locally-assembled model, with just one variant available – the X3 xDrive30i Luxury priced at RM313,800 on-the-road without insurance.

Under the bonnet is a 2.0 litre twin-scroll turbo engine with 252 hp and 350 Nm of torque, which is paired to the standard xDrive AWD and eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission. In terms of performance, the variant will sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds, and on to a top speed of 240 km/h.

As seen in the variant name, the X3 comes with the Luxury Line package with underbody protection in Frozen Grey and high-gloss chrome trim on the outside. Other exterior items include 19-inch double-spoke alloys in Ferric Grey, LED headlamps with high beam assistant and Comfort Access with contactless tailgate operation, among other things.

Inside, the X3 gets Vernasca leather with contrast stitching on the sports seats, Sensatec-covered instrument panel with contrast stitching and Dark Oak wood trim strips with Pearl Chrome accent strips. Also standard are a rear camera, Park Distance Control, Parking Assistant auto parking, a 10.25-inch central screen, Welcome Light Carpet and BMW Connected Drive.

Join us as we take you on a tour of the latest X3, and if you need a more detailed look at the specifications of the SUV, head on over to You can also check out our review of the X3, here.

GALLERY: G01 BMW X3 in Glacier Silver