The new 2011 BMW X3 joins the off-road course at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Just yesterday we talked about our trip down at the Delivery Center and some of the driving activities performed there. One of them includes an off-road exercise aboard the X5.

But this time around, our friend Palbay and area’s favorite spy photographer managed to snap some shots of a new X3 fleet going through the exciting and somewhat difficult off-road course.

As we explained yesterday, the X5 driving schools teaches the drivers to get the most out of their SAV and it goes through a series of handling and safety exercises. This time around, the X3 is being through the challenge…

In a recent interview, BMW X3’s designer, Erik Goplen has briefly talked about the off-road capabilities of the new SAV.

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