Advertisement
2012 BMW 3-Series Photo

2012 BMW 3-Series - Specifications

 
2-Door Convertible 335is Performance Specs
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5900
Displacement 3.0L/182
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 332 @ 1500
Fuel System Direct Injection
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I6
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.06
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08
Trans Order Code NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/35R18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P225/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
BMW 3-Series Related News
 
2016 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon spy shots

2016 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon Spy Shots

BMW is working on the mid-cycle update for its 3-Series, and we’ve already spotted prototypes for the updated version of the sedan. Now we have the first spy shots of... read more August 11, 2014 by 


 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette

Visual Evolution Animated: 3-Series, Accord, Corvette, Mustang

Several nameplates on the road today have been around for decades now, but the cars on modern dealer forecourts are a far cry from their historic predecessors. Among the... read more August 6, 2014 by 


 
2016 BMW 3-Series facelift spy shots

2016 BMW 3-Series Spy Shots

Due out in the second half of 2015, as a 2016 model, is an updated version of the BMW 3-Series. The current generation of the popular luxury sedan was all-new for 2012, so... read more July 13, 2014 by 


 
TMCARS' TM concept30, E30 BMW 3-Series

Modernize Your E30 BMW 3-Series With This concept30 Kit

BMW makes a great range of cars these days, but for a small band of BMW enthusiasts nothing tops the marque's glory days of the 1980s. Back then, they'll tell you, BMWs were... read more March 26, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW 3-Series eDrive plug-in hybrid spy shots

2015 BMW 3-Series eDrive Plug-In Hybrid Spy Shots

The new i3 and i8 aren’t the only plug-in cars on BMW’s schedule; plug-in hybrid versions of regular models like the automaker’s sedans and SUVs are also in... read more February 7, 2014 by 


 
Advertisement
Users who viewed this car also viewed:
2012 Audi A4
The 2012 Audi A4 provides an engaging driving experience, impressive in-cabin technology, and surprisingly great fuel efficiency—making it a good everyday driver among premium sedans.
 
2012 Infiniti G37 Sedan
Forget that the 2012 Infiniti G Sedans are somewhat practical four-door designs; they can provide all the sensory thrills and dynamic satisfaction of full-fledged sports cars.
 
2012 Lexus IS 350
The 2012 Lexus IS 350 and IS 350 aren't as focused and fun to drive as sport sedans from BMW or Infiniti, though especially in F Sport guise they still look great.
 
2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class
With a new base four-cylinder engine, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes even more sense for value-conscious (yet image-conscious) luxury shoppers.
 
New Car Price Quotes
Update ZIP
We are committed to your privacy. By submitting this form you agree the phone number you provided may be used to contact you (including autodialed or pre-recorded calls). Consent is not a condition of purchase.
Advertisement

 
© 2014 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.