F30 News Stories
Spied: The 2016 BMW 3 Series LCI Sedan and Wagon!by Mark Jurista on December 04, 2014 at 07:16:00 PM
Right on schedule, the BMW 3 Series is set to get some updates in the 2016 Model Year and the proof is in the spy photos that are starting to leak out. One obvious new feature on the 3 Series sedan and wagon is the presence of adaptive LED headlights that were previously only present on the 4 Series in optional configurations.
The biggest news about the upcoming LCI though is in regards to engine changes that will be occuring over a two year span according to sources. In July 2015, the 335i will become the 340i with the B58 engine replacing the existing N55 motor. One year later in the 2016, the 328i with an N20 will be retired to make room for the 330i with the all-new B48 engine.
Spied: eDrive 3 series hybrid on the wayby Tim Jones on August 11, 2014 at 06:52:00 PM
BMW's latest 3 series hybrid test mule was caught out testing. Clearly visible "Hybrid Test Vehicle" sticker and the front charging port door give this away as an eDrive 3 series.
The eDrive 3 series is a replacement for the current ActiveHybrid3, giving a much needed boost to the 3 series hybrid offering. Offering a true hybrid of economy and sport for the 3 series driver.
My BMW Remote App version 2.5 released - Features downgradedby Tim Jones on June 20, 2013 at 12:59:00 PM
BMW has rolled out the latest version of their remote control app, My BMW Remote. Version 2.5 improvements seem to be its weaknesses. Two major changes further limit an already weak and poorly designed app.
Estoril Blue F30 335i on HRE FlowForm Wheelsby Tim Jones on June 19, 2013 at 11:42:00 AM
This is Mohamed's beautiful BMW F30 335i in Estoril Blue sitting on on HRE Gloss Silver FlowForm FF01 wheels. The combination of wheels and color is a knock out!
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Three BMWs voted 'The sportiest car of 2013'by Tim Jones on June 13, 2013 at 11:29:00 AM
The BMW M550d xDrive, BMW 335i Sedan and the BMW 335i Coupe were awarded first place for sportiest cars of 2013. This hat trick, the triple triumph in the current readers' vote, builds on the excellent results regularly achieved by BMW.
New BMW iDrive touch controller: How does it work?by Tim Jones on June 12, 2013 at 09:58:00 AM
BMW gives us a walk through of the new iDrive touch controller coming on most 2014 MY BMWs as a part of the ConnectDrive upgrades. Phone numbers, contact names and address can be written out directly on the touchpad.
BMW F30 3 Series wins AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE’s All-Star Awardby Tim Jones on June 06, 2013 at 04:19:00 PM
The BMW 3 Series continues living up to its hard-earned reputation as the best compact sports sedan in the world, and AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE backs that up by presenting it with a coveted 2013 All-Star award.
BMW 3 Series Cars.com Sport Sedan Challenge Winnerby Tim Jones on April 08, 2013 at 12:12:00 PM
The BMW 328i has been selected as the winner of the Cars.Com Sports Sedan Challenge. Other cars in the running included the Acura TL, Audi A4, Cadillac ATS, Mercedes C250 and Volvo S60.
The 3 Series emerged as the winner in a series of evaluations including race track testing, instrumented measurements, street driving and a long distance trip on different types of roads.
F30 M Sport Bumper Install - Time Lapse Videoby Tim Jones on March 12, 2013 at 03:04:00 PM
Wondering what it takes to install an M Sport bumper on your F30 3 Series? Turner Motorsport upgraded their Project 335i from the factory Sport Line bumper to M Sport Spec using all factory parts. For anyone looking to do a DIY.....
P3Cars Vent Gauge: TMS Editionby Tim Jones on February 07, 2013 at 05:35:43 PM
Turner Motorsport and P3Cars team up to take an already impressive gauge setup to the next level.