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2019 BMW 3 Series Touring patent images published

The design of the next-generation BMW 3 Series Touring has been revealed via patent renderings handed over to the Brazilian patent office. Brazilian website Quatro Rodas discovered these patent diagrams on the country's National Institute of Industrial Property site. These images show the new wagon is identical to the just-unveiled sedan from the B-pillar forward...

BMW 3 Series: M Performance parts revealed

Hot on the heels of the reveal of its all-new 3 Series, BMW has unveiled a range of M Performance accessories for its "middle-class limousine". Like M Performance options available on the company's other models, the range of accessories offered for the new 3 Series not only sharpen up the new 3er's looks, but bring benefits to the vehicle's aerodynamics...

2019 BMW 3 Series revealed in Paris

The all-new BMW 3 Series has officially been unveiled at the Paris motor show, after a set of renders leaked overnight. Measuring 4709mm long, 1827mm wide and 1442mm tall, the car is larger in every dimension than the model it replaces. The wheelbase has grown by 41mm, too, and the tracks have grown front (+43mm) and rear (+21mm)...

2019 BMW 3 Series leaked via online configurator

The seventh-generation BMW 3 Series has been leaked via an online configurator that went live a little ahead of schedule. These computer-generated images show the car in 330i M Sport (blue) and M340i trims (black). For the first time they also show us the car's notched headlight design, which, to our eyes, recalls the fourth-generation (E46) model...

2019 BMW 3 Series Hoffmeister kink revealed

A few more design details of the new BMW 3 Series were revealed overnight ahead of the car's launch at the 2018 Paris motor show, which starts next week. In an Instagram story, the company has shown off the critical new sedan's grille, front wheel arches, C-pillar treatment, and parts of the cabin...

2019 BMW 3 Series confirmed for Paris

The next-generation BMW 3 Series will be unveiled at the Paris motor show next week – the company has confirmed. At a press conference scheduled for 9:00am CET (5:00pm AEST) on Tuesday, October 2, the Bavarian marque will reveal the seventh iteration of its popular sports sedan, headlining its stand at the event...

2019 BMW 3 Series teased... again

BMW has released another teaser for its upcoming 2019 3 Series, this time using video of the production line to offer a peek at its rear three-quarter. Set for a Paris motor show reveal, the new 3er wades into battle with the just-updated Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4. It'll be built on a variation of the CLAR platform underpinning the 5 and 7 Series, for weight savings of around 55kg over the current car...

2019 BMW 3 Series teased

BMW has provided our clearest look yet at the next-generation (G20) 3 Series, ahead of a likely reveal at the Paris motor show in October. Although a series of spy pictures, pre-production testing photos and renders have given us a pretty good sense for how the 3 Series will look, there's something to be said for seeing it officially... under a sheet...

2019 BMW 3 Series Touring spied

The next-generation BMW 3 Series Touring has been spied again, this time giving us an early look and the new 3er's interior. While still heavily camouflaged, we can see the new-gen 3 Series Touring will look very much like a shrunken version of the new 5 Series Touring – which is no bad thing...

2019 BMW 3 Series teased

BMW has begun the official tease of its next-generation 3 Series, releasing a set of camouflaged pictures of the crucial mid-size sedan taking on the Nurburgring. Although we can't tell too much about the way it'll look, BMW has provided a few tantalising details about the car. For one, it'll maintain its 50/50 weight distribution, and have a centre of gravity around 10mm lower than the current model...

2020 BMW 3 Series 'Electric' spied

A prototype believed to be an all-electric BMW 3 Series has been spied this week, indicating the next-generation mid-sizer could be getting a pure-electric variant. Serving as the Bavarian marque's direct rival to the Tesla Model 3, the electric 3 Series doesn't give much away in terms of distinguishing features from its combustion-powered siblings, other than the 'Electric Test Vehicle' stickers plastered on the sides and rear...