BMW Concept X4 Lands in Los Angeles

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The BMW Concept X4 has made its North American debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Giving a preview of the future for the BMW X family, the Concept X4 shows how the German automaker can seamlessly blend the genes of a BMW coupe with its X models. The new Sports Activity Coupe concept looks to build on the success of the X6, albeit in smaller form since it is based on the X3 platform.

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Measuring in at 183-inches long, 75.4 inches wide and 63.9 inches tall, the Concept X4 features a long sloping hood, short overhangs and a set-back passenger cell. Located on all four corners are 21-inch wheels while traditional BMW styling can be seen throughout the front end including the signature kidney grilles and twin-circular headlights.

Fitting for its LA debut, the German automaker showed off the Concept X4 in Long Beach Blue with bi-color wheels featuring high-gloss polished spokes with dark-colored flame surfaces behind.

The BMW X4 production model will launch early next year, so expect more information on available powertrain and drivetrain options then.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Smartacus Smartacus on Sep 10, 2014

    I want an awd wagon, but i want more expensive tires and more expensive rims that are easier to curb. I want less trunk capacity, worse handling, and lower mpg. *oh and i need to make it harder to wash bird droppings off the roof (almost forgot)