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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...

BMW 3 Series range revised with two new model grades

BMW has today announced two new model grades for its 3 Series Sedan and Touring range. The 'Lifestyle' and 'Exclusive' models will see changes in the nomenclature of 3 Series models with 320i, 320d and 323i becoming the 320i Lifestyle, 320d Lifestyle or 323i Lifestyle, while 325i and 330d models will now be known as the 325i Exclusive or 330d Exclusive...

BMW's new 3 Series coupe and convertible

BMW plans to raise the benchmark in dynamic sporting luxury coupes and convertibles with the release of the new 3 Series. The pictures released show changes to the front, side and rear giving the car a more dynamic and athletic look. As well as changes to the appearance BMW have also revised the engines...

2011 BMW 3 Series spy photos

Following spy pics late last year of BMW's new 3 Series Coupe, come these pics today of a disguised sedan variant undergoing testing in Europe. The new 3 Series, codenamed F30, is penciled in for an appearance at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, and though its very hard to tell beneath the psychedelic camouflage, our spy photographers tell us the car does actually look quite different to the existing shape...

Video: New 2012 BMW 3 Series spied winter testing in Europe

With thanks to a diligent BMW forum reader this morning, CarAdvice can bring you this video of the upcoming BMW 3 Series replacement (chassis code: F30) winter testing in Europe. Likely to debut in late 2011 as a 2012 model, the new 3 Series was heavily disguised in body cladding and BMW's nowwell-known psychedelic camouflage...

BMW 3 Series Sedan Fuel Savings

BMW will introduce more fuel efficient versions of its 3 Series sedans from December, with improvements of almost 9 per cent in some models. Power from the turbocharged six-cylinder 330d sedan is unchanged at 180kw/520Nm but fuel consumption is down 8.8 per cent from 6.8 to 6.2 litres/100km. The twin turbo 335i also maintains its 225kW/400Nm outputs while cutting back consumption from 9...

BMW 3 Series coupe update spy pics

While 3-series saloon and estate received their mid-life facelifts yet a while ago, here’s now the first shots of the makeover BMW plans to give to the 3-series Coupé – and the Cabrio likewise. Tough not yet visible, the simple but effective disguise of the car’s front bumper hints to modifications underneath the plastic cover...

BMW 1 and 3 Series to be three cylinder in 2012 - report

According to a report published in German magazine Auto Motor und Sport recently the upcoming 2012 BMW 1 and 3 Series range, and upcoming Z2 model (pictured below), could feature a number of fuel efficient three-cylinder engines on its entry level models. Sources close to BMW say the three-cylinder engines will power some lower end models exclusively while others in the range will have the engine coupled to a hybrid arrangement...

BMW UK releases most fuel efficient 3 Series

BMW UK will this month release the cleanest, most fuel efficient 3 Series it has yet produced in the form of its new 316d ES sedan. Powered by a (86kW/260Nm) 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine the 316d ES manages 3.74 litres per 100km on the combined cycle while at the same time recording CO2 outputs of just 118g/km...

2009 BMW 3 Series Coupe facelift spied

While the BMW 3 Series sedan and wagon have already received their mid-life facelifts, these first shots show the Coupé is next in line to receive a new look along with the cabriolet. The subtle camouflage suggests this will be only a mild refresh of the design, differentiating the Coupé as more of a performance model...

BMW Performance 3 Series range revealed

BMW teased us earlier this month with a short glimpse of its new BMW Performance 3 Series accessories. Now the brand has revealed a little more, debuting the full version of its teaser trailer showcasing the current BMW Performance siblings. Additional performance accessories for the 3 Series are roughly similar to those available for the 1 Series, spread across five categories: aerodynamics, braking, chassis, cockpit and drivetrain...