Scarlett Johansson Uses the 2021 BMW X3 as Black Widow

We’ve got a superstar in one heck of a supercar! Scarlett Johansson is Marvel’s Black Widow, and she uses the 2021 BMW X3 for a thrilling car chase scene through Budapest. Let’s see why the BMW X3 was the perfect choice for the big screen. 

Marvel Pairs the 2021 BMW X3 With Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow

The 2021 BMW X3 driving down a country road
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According to Autoblog, there’s a new hero to keep an eye for during Marvel’s upcoming Black Widow film. Scarlett Johansson is paired with a 2021 BMW X3 M40i, and the 2 Series Gran Coupe also makes a few appearances. 

But before we dive into why this vehicle is an excellent choice, we have to get the spider puns out of our system. How many webs per gallon does it get? Can the BMW X3 take a bite out of crime? You could really sink your fangs into this one! 

Is the BMW X3 a good SUV? 

Yes, the 2021 BMW X3 is an incredible SUV to consider, and it doesn’t need to be on the big screen to prove it. However, being paired with Scarless Johansson, aka Black Widow, probably helps. You can get started in a new 2021 X3 for about $43,000, but the BMW X3 M40i raises the price to about $56,600.

Lower trim levels are paired with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder twin-scroll turbo engine with 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The M40i gets the 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbocharged engine with 382 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, the X3 can tow up to 4,400 lbs. That’s enough power to get away with smaller campers, trailers, and boats. 

The X3 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about six seconds, but the M40i can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about 4.4 seconds. According to Edmunds, the brakes are confident, the handling is composed and fun, but the steering could be a little more responsive. 

You can get the BMW X3 with all-wheel drive. It’s great for navigating through snow and other slippery conditions. The ride is relatively smooth. Bumps can be felt, but they don’t reverberate through the cabin, and it provides a sense of luxury-quiet. 

What are the X3’s features like? 

An image of a BMW outdoors, one of the vehicles Consumer Reports gave the 'Never Buy' Label.
2021 BMW X3 | BMW

The 2021 BMW X3 has a spacious cabin that provides plenty of room for adults in the front and rear. You can access up to 28.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats with up to 62.7 cubes total. 

You’ll notice that the interior is exceptionally styled with a practical layout involving high-quality materials. The woodgrain trim, stitched faux leather, and nickel-finish metal trim enhance its luxury feeling. 

The BMW X3 comes with a standard 10.3-inch infotainment display with in-dash navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. You can add the optional wireless smartphone charging pad. 

Key standard safety features include standard automated emergency braking with forward collision warning and standard-lane departure warning. You can add adaptive cruise control. The X3 scored a five-star safety rating from the NHTSA too. 

The BMW X3 serves as a fast, capable, and reliable option to keep drivers and heroes such as Scarlett Johansson safe and engaged. Check out this SUV on the big screen, July 9th, in theaters and on Disney+.

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