View Full Version : New BMW 3-series (2012 MY)

10-14-11, 01:43 PM




* Launches February 2012 with:
* 328i gasoline model
* 335i gasoline model
* 320d diesel model
* 320d EfficientDyanmics diesel model
* Prices to be between 35,350 euros (320d) and 43,600 euros (335i)
* Hybrid F30 coming Autumn 2012
* Available in Sport Line, Modern Line, and Luxury Line (trim and equipment combination variants)
* M-Sport package available from Summer 2012 on
* Active Hybrid 3 available from Fall 2012 on
* Built at Munich, Regensburg, and Rosslyn plants


* 40-45 kg (88-99 pounds) lighter than E90 sedan, depending on engine
* 93 mm (3.66 inches) longer body
* 50 mm (1.96 inches) longer wheelbase
* 37 mm (1.45 inches) wider track [front]
* 47 mm (1.85 inches) wider track [rear]
* 15 mm (0.59 inches) more legroom for rear passengers
* 8 mm (0.31 inches) more headroom


* Head Up Display optional
* Standard six speed manual transmission
* Optional 8 speed transmission
* Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go Function
* Lane change and lane departure warning with collision warning
* Surround View with Side View and Top View
* Parking assistant
* Real time traffic info (RTTI)
* Standard Auto Start Stop function on all models
* Brake Energy Regeneration
* Optimum Shift Indicator and need-based operation of ancillary components (including a disengageable air conditioning compressor)


* 335i:
306 horsepowers
400 Nm
0-62mph: 5.5s
7.2/7.9 liters/100 km (35.8/39.2 mpg imperial)
186g/km CO2 emission

* 328i:
245 horsepowers
350 Nm
0-62mph: 5.9s
6.4/6.3 liters/100 km (44.1/44.8 mpg imperial)
149g/km CO2 emission

10-14-11, 01:57 PM
I found my new car.

10-22-11, 10:58 AM
+1 for E46 CSL! Saw it once in real life... and I was suprised how much better it looks in real life than on photos.

10-22-11, 11:25 AM
BMW copying the style of the old Hyundai Coupe was a very strange move, They are ****ing ugly cars.

11-30-11, 07:33 PM
BMW used to always be years ahead in terms of design, and you could spot one in a crowd instantly.
Now with most of their models, and the fact that the Japanese and Koreans have "borrowed" so much of their styling.. They don't stand out to me like they used to.

11-30-11, 08:23 PM
If i ever get a BMW this is what i'd get : 2007 M3 CSL E46


This. I'll take a M3 over any other BMW any day.

11-30-11, 08:44 PM
Yah E46 M3 was my fav as well. This new one while more aggressive still looks very much the same as the E90. It looks meaner, but sort of over the top with the lines, which takes away from the luxury image. The older models pre E90 had the balance perfect, they looked like low, sleek, mean, sporty machines, but with a lot of refinement and were in no way over the top.

At least they're focusing on reducing weight.

12-03-11, 01:25 AM
Awesome Car.