BMW’s new X3 has been on sale since the Fall 2010 and, surprisingly, not many tuning firms have paid much attention to the SUV. BMW is typically a brand that sits right at the top of the list for many tuners, so owners of the X3 are probably scratching their heads wondering when it will be their turn to get in on the tuning action. Have no fear, AC Schnitzer is finally here and have brought along a package for the SUV that will prove that the wait was worthwhile.

The German tuning firm’s first bout with the X3 shows a striking front spoiler, a new rear roof spoiler, AC Schnitzer protective film for the rear skirt, and a new set of 22" wheels offered in either BiColor or silver. The interior also gets jazzed up a bit with a new sports steering wheel, aluminum gear knobs in anodized silver/chrome or "Black Line"/chrome, a digital gear display option, and the "Black Line" aluminum cover for the BMW-specific i-Drive system controller.

As for the engine, the full line is still being worked on, but the X3 xDrive20d benefits from an increased power output that takes it from 184 HP to 218 HP. The engines for the 2.8i and 3.5i models are currently under development.

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  (577) posted on 10.25.2011

The sleek super black body paint on this one is looking so classy and luxurious on this SUV and I noticed that the car lines of it and even its wheels, emphasized the beauty that it had but I just only hope that the interior of this one is impressive as well as its exterior.

  (599) posted on 10.5.2011

I like the unique concept made style on its window sides. Still, it surprised me on the solid and tough gesture of a car.

  (419) posted on 07.6.2011

Well, I would say that this is a pretty good take on the X3. I really like the kind of wheel that they used on this one. And the color for the exterior was an excellent choice too.

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