In the summer of 2015, BMW will be continuing with the generation change under the bonnet of many of its model series. Thanks to the optimised efficiency of the new three and four-cylinder engines, both the sporting characteristics and the fuel economy of numerous models will improve yet again. Moreover, the deployment of additional petrol and diesel power units will ensure even more diversity within the model range. Furthermore, as from July 2015, the BMW M235i xDrive Convertible will be the first open-top compact … CONTINUED
The BMW 3 Series has turned 40 years old, encompassing 6 generations. This BMW short film celebrates that lineage by featuring some inspiring enthusiasts, as well as the 2016 3 Series LCI model.
More beautiful wallpapers of the 2016 3 Series LCI facelift model.
Videos of the BMW 340i (F30 and F31 LCI facelift models).
We’ve shown you the F30 3 Series LCI, so here’s a side-by-side look at how it compares visually to the pre-LCI model.
Introducing the 2016 BMW 3 Series LCI (facelift refresh model). See all the details, photos and videos inside!
BMW will live stream the reveal of the F30 3 Series LCI facelift model tomorrow AM! Here are the times:
12:00 PM Central European Time
6:00 AM EDT
5:00 AM CDT
4:00 AM MDT
3:00 AM PDT
BIMMERPOST member 3er provides his excellent review of the BAVSOUND Stage 1 for the 3 Series, 4 Series, M3 and M4.
The F30 3 Series LCI (facelift refresh) is coming soon, with production beginning in July — when the 335i will be renamed the 340i. Naturally, one of the biggest questions surrounding the upcoming 340i is how much power its new B58 3.0L turbo 6 cylinder engine (replacing the current N55 engine) will deliver.
Based on a 340i prototype’s information, courtesy of trusty member ynguldyn, that figure should be approximately 321 HP. The following chart shows a 340i prototype’s power as 240kw, which translates roughly to … CONTINUED
Impressive results from Pure Turbo’s Stage 2 turbo for the N55 on a F30 335i.
The dyno yielded 528whp / 498tq with the following modifications:
PURE stage 2 turbo
EvolutionRacewerks CP, DP, IC
Head and tail lights renderings for the upcoming F30 3 Series LCI facelift model, based on previous prototype spy photos.
BMW has issued a recall on certain BMW 2 Series, 3 Series and 4 Series models for potential fuel pump failure. Please see details inside.
The Taiwanese F30 3 series taxi is back and now in F80 M3 form!
Modified Satin Suzuka Grey F30 3 Series photoshoot in Vietnam.
The aftermarket never seems to let factory limitations stop it. Some folks in China and Russia managed to fit the LCD gauge panel from either the 5 or 7 series into the F30 3 series.
The one-millionth vehicle, a BMW 3 Series Sedan, rolled off the assembly line at BMW’s South African manufacturing plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria, earlier today. The production anniversary was celebrated during a visit by member of the Management Board of BMW AG responsible for production, Harald Krüger.
“Globalization has been an inherent part of our corporate strategy for more than four decades. Established in 1973, plant Rosslyn was BMW Group’s first foreign plant and represents a cornerstone of our global production network with presently 30 sites … CONTINUED
For the fifth straight year, the BMW 3 Series (4 Series included) was the best selling premium car in 2014 in the United States.
Here are the 2014 stats:
142,232 3-Series / 4-Series sold in U.S. in 2014
3-Series / 4-Series made up 42% of U.S. BMW sales
3-Series / 4-Series was America’s 16th-best-selling car in 2014
3-Series / 4-Series sales reached highest level since 2007 (when 142,490 were sold)
3-Series hasn’t been outsold in premium category since 2009
The runner up was the Lexus RX with … CONTINUED