Anders Warming, Head of Exterior Design at BMW, explains in the following video the design of the new 2011 BMW X3. One of the most passionate designers at BMW, Warming takes the time to outline the characteristics of this new X3 and also, to emphasize some of its design cues.

In its second iteration, the 2011 BMW X3 has been redesigned from the ground up. The F25 X3 went through an extensive exterior redesign, aligning the new X3 with the recent designs seen in some of the BMW models. While maintaining the “boxy” look, the 2011 X3 is a half-inch taller, 3.4 inches longer and 1.1 inches wider than the current model.

The design features flared wheel arches and more aggressive design cues. The dynamic side creases around the fenders turn the new X3 into a distinctive model. At the front-end, the corona-ring running lights flanking the twin-kidney grille, and underlined by a fairly sporty bumper, complete the unique look of this X3.

Let’s have a look.