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BMW 3 Series GT spy shots

BMW has been caught testing the upcoming BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo. Like the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo, the 3 Series GT showcases a lower profile with a swooped roofline compared with the wagon. Yes, filling out the next-generation 3 Series range will not only be a sedan, coupe, convertible and wagon, but also a low-slung wagon version called the GT...

2012 BMW 3 Series spy shots revealing more detail

BMW was recently caught undergoing final testing on the street in the new 2012 BMW 3 Series sedan. The car will feature a new body design, a range of new engines and plenty of EfficientDynamics technology. BMW's EfficientDynamics is all about preserving as much power from the car as possible, using regenerative braking, engine stop/start and a number of aerodynamic enhancements to help air flow over, under and through the car...

2011 BMW 3 Series pricing, specs revised for Australia

BMW Australia has upgraded the specification and pricing of a number of models in the BMW 3 Series range. The price adjustments apply across all four body styles – Sedan, Touring, Coupe and Convertible. The mid-spec 325i model now comes with the Exclusive Innovations package as standard...

BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo to be BMW 4 Series: rumour

According to German motoring magazine, Auto Motor und Sport, the upcoming BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo four-door coupe could be branded as an all-new BMW 4 Series. It is just a rumour at this stage, but reports say the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo - which will be like the BMW 5 Series GT in the sense that it will be a four-door coupe version of the sedan - is currently well into development stages and should be on the market by 2013...

Video: 2012 BMW 1 Series, 3 Series testing in Death Valley

BMW has released a behind the scenes video of its latest hot-weather testing session in Death Valley, California, revealing undisguised footage of the 2012 BMW 1 Series hatch and camouflaged shots of the 2012 BMW 3 Series. BMW has been testing the next-generation 1 Series extensively in icy winter conditions in Europe, as our spy photos have previously shown (February 22, January 31, January 20)...

Jaguar to introduce baby XF to rival BMW 3 Series: report

Various reports and rumours are currently spreading the word that Jaguar is working on developing an all-new entry-level model to replace the old Jaguar X-Type and to rival the likes of the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. There are now talks that the new car could be modelled on the handsome Jaguar XF...

2012 BMW 3 Series rendering

Due to make its world premiere at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, the new 2012 BMW 3 Series has been rendered in an image by Schulte Design. The sixth-generation 3 Series (codenamed the F30) will be influenced by the current 5 Series and 7 Series. The rendering above reveals a clean design with wider kidney grilles and a pushed out snout...

2012 BMW 3 Series winter spy shots

Another brand out doing some extreme winter testing is BMW. The next-generation BMW 3 Series captured here was seen in northern Sweden undergoing snow driving wearing plenty of camouflaging. The front end of the car looks like it will adopt the new front grille design also seen on the 2012 BMW 6 Series and is more pronounced than the previous model, almost looking like the snout of a shark...

Video: BMW E30 3 Series EV with 373kW by VST Conversions

Croatian tuning garage, VST Conversions, has developed a 500 horsepower (373kW) all-electric BMW E30 3 Series. That's 373kW from a home made EV. Come on Tesla, keep up. According to the VST website, the car is capable of doing 0-100km/h in 3.5 seconds, the quarter mile in 12.1 seconds and has a top speed of 280km/h...

2012 BMW 3 Series Touring Spy Photos

Our photographers caught the next-generation BMW 3 Series Touring undergoing testing yesterday. According to sources the new 3 Series is expected in showrooms by 2012. The update will see the 3 Series take a few design ideas from the recently updated 5 Series and Z4. New engines are also expected to be unveiled...

2010 BMW 3 Series Coupe and Convertible receive M Sport Style

BMW Australia has announced the June arrival of a sportier redesigned 3 Series Coupe and Convertible with a new 335i M Sport model topping the new M range. Powered by a new 3.0-litre turbocharged engine, the BMW 335i M Sport delivers the same 225kW of power and 400Nm of torque as its 335i predecessor, sprinting from 0-100km/h in just 5.4 seconds...