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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

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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:

JB4
PURE stage 2 turbo
EvolutionRacewerks CP, DP, IC
BMS intake
Methanol

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Head and tail lights renderings for the upcoming F30 3 Series LCI facelift model, based on previous prototype spy photos.

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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.

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The Taiwanese F30 3 series taxi is back and now in F80 M3 form! :)

Satin Suzuka Grey F30 Photoshoot

03/29/2015 at 1:15 PM
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Modified Satin Suzuka Grey F30 3 Series photoshoot in Vietnam.

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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.

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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

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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

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We’ve been reporting since last Summer that the 335i would be replaced by the 340i to coincide with the F30 3 Series LCI facelift and changeover from the N55 engine to the new inline 6 turbo B58 engine.

And now the 340i has officially appeared on BMWUSA’s official production map for the 2016 model year. As the schedule indicates, production of the 340i begins in July-August 2015, with the Munich plant starting production in July and Rosslyn plant in August.

Its sibling, the F32 435i coupe … CONTINUED

More BMW 340i M Sport LCI Sightings

01/08/2015 at 10:50 AM
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Have a look at the latest spy photos of the F30 3 series sedan M Sport.

Until now, adaptive LED headlights have only been available on the 4 Series, but as we can see, it will soon be available on the F30/F31 LCI models. Alongside the LED headlights, the F30/F31 LCI will also feature LED tail lights.

As seen before, these prototypes show a restyled front bumper, deeper inset headlights (from the beefier bumper design) and shapelier kidney grilles. The M Sport bumper seen for the … CONTINUED

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F30 LCI Facelift Rendered

12/29/2014 at 2:30 PM
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The F30 LCI facelift is rendered here in what is expected to be a mild revision to the styling. To recap, here’s our latest info on the F30 LCI:

Until now, adaptive LED headlights have only been available on the 4 Series but it will soon be available on the F30/F31 LCI models. Alongside the LED headlights, the F30/F31 LCI will also feature LED tail lights.

Prototypes show a restyled front bumper, deeper inset headlights (from the beefier bumper design) and shapelier kidney grilles. The … CONTINUED

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Check out the first project of its kind – turning the F30 3 series into an F80 M3 body, using all factory original parts.

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The F30 LCI facelift test mules continue their testing on public roads and we’ve got the latest photos to show you.

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The Worlds most successful premium sedan. now with plug in hybrid drive.
The BMW 3 Series Plug in hybrid prototype.

Outstanding flexibility, which means it can be integrated in a wide range of different vehicle concepts, makes rapid deployment of this plug-in hybrid drive technology in the BMW model range a feasible and realistic proposition. The BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype provides a first taste of the extra- efficient driving pleasure which the world’s most successful premium sedan will offer.

Combining a four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol … CONTINUED

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! While you chow down your turkey, we have the latest F30 and F31 LCI facelift prototypes to show you. Until now, adaptive LED headlights have only been available on the 4 Series, but as we can see, it will soon be available on the F30/F31 LCI models. Alongside the LED headlights, the F30/F31 LCI will also feature LED tail lights.

As seen before, these prototypes show a restyled front bumper, deeper inset headlights (from the beefier bumper design) and shapelier kidney grilles. … CONTINUED

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BMW NA has issued a recall for certain 4-cylinder powered 20i and 28i models for potential brake power assist problems. Here is the recall information from the NHTSA.

The affected models/years are as follows:

BMW/320I/2012-2014
BMW/328I/2012-2014
BMW/428I/2014
BMW/528I/2012-2013
BMW/X1/2013-2014
BMW/X3/2013-2014
BMW/Z4/2012-2014

NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V-627 (14V627000)

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,988

Problem Description:
BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports … CONTINUED