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A BMW E30 with an E46 engine catches air during a hill climb event

E30 M3 does hill climb with screaming 440-HP E46 M3 engine

You'll often find builders of hot rods and muscle cars talking about upping the displacement on a given engine. Taking a Ford 390 and turning into a 428, for example. Are there times when destroking an engine is more appealing to increasing displacement? Yes, and we have the perfect example for you... read more

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2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots of a prototype for BMW’s next-generation 3-Series, arguably the automaker’s most important model of the next few years. It... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo

Report: Next 3-Series GT to join 4-Series family, offer electric option

With BMW’s next 5-Series Gran Turismo set to receive 6-Series badging, it makes sense that the smaller 3-Series Gran Turismo will eventually join the 4-Series family... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: BMW 3-Series, X3 to gain diesel engines in the future

We previously learned BMW hasn't given up on the idea of a diesel-powered 5-Series, but the marque is reportedly preparing to also bring diesel power to the future 3-Series... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
Letrons real-life Transformer

This company builds real-life Transformers

The Autobots and Deceptions may be able to produce an impressive amount of destruction in Michael Bay's Transformers movies, but in reality they're little more than a... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 330e

BMW 330e ads poke fun at Tesla Model 3 wait times

The 2017 BMW 330e i Performance may be a plug-in hybrid rather than an all-electric car, but BMW hopes to snag some customers who don't want to wait for the Tesla Motors... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

Your next BMW 3-Series might come from Mexico

It was almost four years ago that we first heard BMW was considering building 3-Series sedans in Mexico, and now the automaker has confirmed it. BMW on Thursday started... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW 330e i Performance

2017 BMW 3-Series preview

The current generation of BMW’s venerable 3-Series is now entering its sixth year on the market and even though a successor has been spotted there are still some... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW 330e i Performance

2017 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid U.S. specs, pricing confirmed

BMW has confirmed that the plug-in hybrid version of its popular 3-Series lands in showrooms this summer. The car made its world debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, but on... read more March 22, 2016 by


 
The BMW E30 M3 Film

The Story Behind The E30 M3: Video

If you're not in the know, BMW guys can drive you nuts. They talk about generations of 3 Series and M3 with alphanumerics such as E30, E36, E46, and E92 like everyone knows... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 330e and 225xe plug-in hybrids

BMW 330e and 225xe plug-in hybrids revealed ahead of Frankfurt auto show

BMW is well on its way of offering its eDrive plug-in hybrid option on every model in its lineup. Having already shown the fuel-efficient versions of its X5 and 7-Series, the... read more September 3, 2015 by


 
TMCARS TM Concept36 based on the E36 BMW 3-Series Coupe - Image via Serious Wheels

A Modern Conceptual Take On An E36 BMW 3-Series

Some folks love old cars. Other folks prefer new cars. There's a smaller group out there that may want to drive an old car, but make it look like a more modern machine, and... read more August 27, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

2016 BMW 3-Series benefits from significant updates under the skin

Forty years on since the launch of the original 3-Series, the E21, BMW has unveiled its most advanced version of its bread-and-butter sedan and wagon yet. The updated... read more May 7, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series long-wheelbase model facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 BMW 3-Series Long-Wheelbase Sedan Spy Shots

BMW’s 3-Series is about to undergo its mid-cycle update, with the popular range of sedans and wagons due to receive a few styling tweaks as well as a renewed powertrain... read more April 29, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 330e spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 BMW 3-Series Plug-In Hybrid Spy Shots

The new i3 and i8 aren’t the only plug-in cars on BMW’s agenda; plug-in hybrid versions of regular models like the automaker’s sedans and SUVs are also in... read more March 23, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon (Touring) facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon (Touring) Spy Shots

BMW is working on a mid-cycle update for its 3-Series which we’re expecting on the market late this year or early next, as a 2016 model. Recently we brought you some... read more January 13, 2015 by


 
 

 
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