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2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Pricing Starts At $50,195

If you prefer your sport sedans with an emphasis on environmental friendliness, BMW’s ActiveHybrid 3 may be just the car you’ve been waiting for. Blending a TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter in-line six and a lithium-ion battery powered electric motor, the ActiveHybrid 3 puts out some 335... read more

July 9, 2012 by
 
An E30 BMW coupe stretches its legs

BMW Marks Three Decades Of The (Second Generation) 3 Series

BMW launched its first E21 3 Series model back in 1975. The original generation of the 3 Series was sold through 1983, while a second generation, internally called the E30... read more June 12, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW 3-Series

2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan, 2013 Acura RDX Get IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

If you’re looking for an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) “Top Safety Pick” compact sedan or compact crossover, your shopping list just grew by... read more May 21, 2012 by


 
2013 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon

2013 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon Debuts, Confirmed For U.S.

BMW has revealed the wagon variant of its latest-generation 3-Series and at the same time confirmed that this new model, just like the previous two, will be sold in the U.S... read more May 14, 2012 by


 
2013 BMW 3-Series Touring (Sport Wagon) with M Sport package spy shots

2013 BMW 3-Series Touring With M Sport Package Spy Shots

The new BMW 3-Series sedan has been a known quantity for months now. But its wagon-shaped Touring (or Sports Wagon here in the U.S.) counterpart hasn't, beyond spy shots and... read more May 9, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW 3-Series sedan

2012 BMW 3-Series Models Recalled For Head Restraint Issue

BMW has announced the recall of 7,600 model year 2012 3-Series models, built between October 19, 2011 and March 18, 2012. At issue is compliance with federal safety standards... read more May 8, 2012 by


 
BMW's latest M Performance accessories for 3 and 5 Series sedans.

BMW Announces M Performance Bits For 3 And 5 Series Sedans

In years past, upgrading a car for better performance usually meant going to the aftermarket for lighter wheels, bigger brakes, enhanced aerodynamics and additional... read more May 4, 2012 by


 
BMW's ad for its lane departure warning system.

Sometimes Your Head's Just Not In The Right Place: Video

We’ll warn you in advance that the video below is NSFW, courtesy of a pair of bared female buttocks about seven seconds in. It’s tasteful nudity, but if that kind... read more May 1, 2012 by


 
2013 BMW 3-Series Touring wagon spy shots

2013 BMW 3-Series Touring Spy Shots

It’s still very much in the air whether the wagon variant of the new 2012 BMW 3-Series will be sold in the U.S., but we should know very soon as it appears prototypes... read more April 25, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW 3-Series Long Wheelbase

BMW 3-Series Long Wheelbase Set For 2012 Beijing Auto Show

April is a typically busy time of the year for new model announcements as the month plays host to two major international auto shows, one in New York and the other... read more April 5, 2012 by


 
BMW diesels used to support the 2012 London Olympic Games

First Wave Of BMW Olympic Support Vehicles Arrive In London

BMW will be supplying a fleet of some 4,000 vehicles, primarily 3-Series and 5-Series sedans, to provide VIP transportation and logistical support for the upcoming London... read more March 23, 2012 by


 
BMW's Automatic Climate Control

BMW's New Climate Control Uses Thermal Management Tech

Air conditioning is one of those luxuries we've learned to take for granted. Few, if any cars are sold without it anymore, and it's a vital piece of equipment if you live in... read more February 20, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW 328i on the dyno. Captured from video via Bimmerpost/F30 Post.

2012 BMW 328i Turbo Four Dyno Video: More HP Than Claimed?

Dyno videos are usually worth little more than the fire and sound produced by the car as it revs--variability in conditions, equipment, and setup can make translating the... read more February 15, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW 3-Series

Coming Soon: Three-Cylinder BMW 3-Series Models?

BMW’s 3-Series has long been known for its silky-smooth inline-six engines. In these fuel-conscious times, however, the Munich-based automaker is replacing some of its... read more February 10, 2012 by


 
2013 BMW 3-Series  -  First U.S. Drive, February 2012

2012 BMW 3-Series: First U.S. Drive, Full Review

BMW has given the 3-Series its most radical set of changes in many years, and because we—and sport-sedan owners and enthusiasts in general—so often use the... read more February 3, 2012 by


 
BMW Connected reads incoming emails.

Super Bowl Ads: BMW Proves Germans Have A Sense Of Humor

Germans—and Bavarians in particular—aren’t known for their sense of humor. Oktoberfest aside, where everyone seems to be having a beer-fueled good time... read more February 3, 2012 by


 
 

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