BMW has revealed the first photos and details regarding the second generation of the BMW X4 mid-size sports SUV.

The new BMW X4 will receive its world premiere at the International Motor Show in Geneva in March 2018. The new X4 will arrive in Ireland this summer with prices starting from €67,190.

The new BMW X4 is 81mm longer than its predecessor, with 54mm added to the wheelbase and 37mm extra width. It is also lower by 3mm.

BMW xDrive all wheel drive technology features and driving dynamics have been enhanced with an extensively upgraded and lighter chassis.

There will be three trim levels: Sport, M Sport and M Sport X. All models will feature Adaptive LED headlights as standard.

The new BMW X4 will be launched with a choice of two diesel engines – xDrive20d and M40d. There will also be another straight-six diesel unit – the xDrive30d. An eight-speed Steptronic transmission and BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive come as standard.

Two BMW M Performance models will be available: the BMW X4 M40i and BMW X4 M40d.