X4 BMW swoops in

BMWs sleek, sibling to the X3 SUV, the X4, has arrived on Aussie shores, with a four-car line-up. The range is spearheaded by the first M Performancebadged X4, the M40i, which packs 265kW/500Nm from a turbo straight-six. The three other variants (xDrive20i, xDrive20d, and xDrive30i) each have a petrol or diesel four-pot turbo engine. The second-gen X4 is jam-packed with features, and all variants send power to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission.