For the 2021 model year, the Australian BMW ALPINA XD3 comes with a new 48-volt, mild hybrid diesel powertrain and some improved equipment. The XD3 models for 2021 will be available starting early next year, at a price of AUD 114,990 including the on-road costs. It thus costs AUD 5,000 more than the outgoing 2020MY XD3 (AUD 109,990).

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For 2021, the new BMW ALPINA XD3 adopts a new 3.0-liter, straight-six diesel engine with MHEV technology in the form of a 48-volt starter alternator.

The inline-six diesel with mild hybrid electrification boasts a maximum output of 261 kW / 355 PS (350 hp) and delivers a peak torque of 730 Nm. Power is sent to all four wheels through the ZF 8HP75 8-speed sports automatic gearbox with torque converter with ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC.

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As per ALPINA statements, the 48-volt mild hybrid technology has brought substantial benefits in the areas of throttle response and an average fuel consumption of 8.2 l/100 km in WLTP cycle.

The list of standard/optional equipment and accessories for the 2021 BMW ALPINA XD3 has also been enriched with several new additions as follows:

  • standard panoramic sunroof (previously: optional equipment for an extra AUD 2,690)
  • standard electric seats with LAVALINA leather upholstery
  • standard contrasting stitching in ALPINA green and blue colors,
  • ALPINA door sills and a production plaque made from metal
  • optional Black Piano ornaments with 3D ALPINA logo
  • BMW Live Cockpit Professional offered as standard, featuring the specific ALPINA interface
  • standard DAB Tuner
  • standard ALPINA Body kit for the exterior of the car
  • standard 20-inch ALPINA CLASSIC light-alloy, multi-spoke wheels
  • optional 22-inch ALPINA wheels
  • standard 3-year warranty and roadside assistance (unlimited kilometer range)

As per latest official details, deliveries for the new 2021 BMW ALPINA XD3 are scheduled to commence in early 2021.