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Harsh winter testing for 2018 BMW X3

New-gen BMW X3 being tested to the limit…

There’s a new BMW X3 on the horizon and BMW tell us they’re putting in the hard yards to make sure it hits the ground running.

As part of the testing and development program being undertaken by BMW, the new X3 is being tested under extreme climatic conditions.

The car company telling us the gruelling pre-production program ensures that the vehicle is fine tuned for optimal safety and maximum driving enjoyment.

The X3 is currently being tested on the ice surfaces of frozen lakes in Northern Sweden, as far north as just 56km from the polar circle.

BMW telling us the extreme conditions are ideal for fine tuning the settings activated via the Driving Experience Control function.

The ice, snow and sleet providing the perfect conditions for the engineers to monitor the vehicles dynamics and driver assist systems, such as Stability Control and Traction Control.

Harsh winter testing for 2018 BMW X3
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Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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