The BMW 3 Series Saloon has had an unparalleled reputation both for its quality and supreme handling in the premium midsize segment for more than 40 years. This seventh generation, raises the bar even higher, taking driving pleasure to new heights.
The saloon is the core of BMW 3 Series range (of which over 15 million units have been sold worldwide) and is regarded as the heartbeat of the BMW brand. With revised styling, superior driving dynamics, exceptional efficiency and innovative features, this latest iteration opens an exciting new chapter in 3 Series progression.
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''The BMW 330e has not only been named the best executive car that you can buy, but it's also been named What Car?s' best Plug-In Hybrid of the Year 2020. It gets a really usefully long electric range and it gives you a real sense of connection to the road in a way that now of its rivals can. Not to mention, the low C02 emissions also make it a very tempting alternative for company car buyers instead of the more traditional petrol and diesel versions of the 3 Series. If you're worried this plug-in hybrid version won't be as much fun to drive as regular petrol or diesel versions of the 3 Series, then you really needn't be because unless you had the two cars back to back on a race track, your'd honestly struggle to tell the difference.
It grips really hard, it stays flat through the corners, and it has the same great steering that every other 3 Series has. With a fully charged battery in real-world driving you'll get at least 25 miles on pure battery power.
Even when the electric power run out, it still efficient, returning more than 37mpg in our hands and with 288bhp available, you won't have any trouble keeping up with faster traffic. If you do put your foot down hard the 330e can actually do 0-60mph in around about 6 seconds, so its actually as fast as the 330i petrol model. Its relaxed and composed on faster roads - key attributes if you'll be spending a lot of time on the motorway.''
From launch, customer can choose from two non-metallic colours and ten metallic shades including the brand new Portimao Blue metallic which is unique to the top-selling M Sport model.
Unrivalled dynamics, improved steering and responsiveness, combined with distinctive design evokes a thoroughly breathtaking driving experience. It may be slightly larger in size than its predecessor however with its reduction in weight by up to 55kg it is significantly more aerodynamic and the stiffness has been increased for better responses.
“We want every 3 Series buyer to know that they have the best-handling car in class." said Stephan Horn - Head of BMW 3 Series Product Management.
Design details and delightful innovations live in perfect harmony to deliver a refined and responsive drive.
In just 6.8 seconds, the new automatic BMW 320d M Sport Saloon goes from 0 to 62mph. Powered by a TwinPower Turbo 4 cylinder diesel engine, which packs 190hp and 400Nm of torque, it delivers the sublime performance expected of a BMW 3 Series Saloon.
A number of new safety kit and driver assistance has now now been added to the New 3 Series Saloon range as standard including collision and pedestrian warning with automatic braking. While adaptive cruise control with stop & go function, steering and lane control assist, and side collision alert are also available.
"BMW 3 Series Saloon definitely has the best driving dynamics. It's such a good base for a car with 50:50 weight distribution, lightweight body and wide track; the genes are all there." Stephan Horn - Head of BMW 3 Series Product Management.