More Stories Look at the numbers and it’s apparent that, like last year, the middle cross/utility vehicle segment is where the action is. BMW AG’s jumping in – finally – with the X3, which, as with most BMWs, stylistically is a smaller version of the X5. The X3, built in Graz, Austria, by Magna Steyr Group, essentially is a high-riding 3-Series: Take the 3’s 2.5L and 3L DOHC I-6s, add the new X-Drive all-wheel-drive system and head straight to the bank. The X3 is as close to ...

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