2018 BMW X3 xDrive 30i

The BMW was driven to Pirate Radio for a look-see by the on-air personalities, Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray……

All wheel drive – Dark Olive metallic – Canberra Beige leather trim -5 passenger – 183.6” long, same as a GMC Terrain – Weighs 4,230 lbs.   Panoramic moon roof with black headliner – 62.7 cubic ft. cargo space behind second row – 8” ground clearance – 19” aluminum wheels – Backup camera, navigation, auto braking, and radar cruise control – XM/AM/FM Harman/Karden stereo – 12 speakers – 8.8” touchscreen – 2.0 liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine with 248 horsepower (torque is 258) – Eight speed automatic transmission – $57,620.00  list price        Built in Spartanburg, S. Carolina – 513 miles of range, 25 mpg combined, 22 mpg city, and 29 mpg highway – 17.7 gallon tank

2018 BMW 740e xDrive Sedan

The DJ’s at Pirate Radio FM 104.7 (George “Elvis” Gray on this occasion) looked over the BMW for an analysis/opinion:

All wheel drive – Megellan Gray metallic paint – Black Dakota leather trim – 5 passenger – 206.6” long, 2.5” longer than a Chevy Traverse – Weighs 4,740 lbs.  Panoramic dual (one power) moon roof(s) – 14 cubic ft. of trunk space – 0 to 60mph in 5.1 seconds – Backup camera, around view camera, navigation, auto braking, and radar cruise control – XM/AM/FM Harman/Karden stereo   10 speakers – 8” touchscreen – 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine with 326 horsepower, counting electric motors – Eight speed automatic transmission   $99,845.00  list price – Built in Dingolfing, Germany – 340 miles of range, 27 mpg combined – 12.1 gallon tank – goes 25 miles on full electric charge