bmw 3 series News Stories

3 Series Gran Turismo in Motion

by Tim Jones on April 29, 2013 at 06:26:00 PM
3 Series Gran Turismo in Motion

Say what you will about the 3 Series Gran Turismo, you can't help but find it attractive in this well put together BMW product spotlight. Think of the 3 GT as a 3 series +, with a bit more room, a bit more comfort and a bit more functionality. Styling wise, BMW has left plenty of room for debate.

The BMW E21 - The First 3 Series

by Tim Jones on February 05, 2013 at 04:47:40 PM
The BMW E21 - The First 3 Series

The first BMW 3 Series followed the successful and sporty BMW 2 Series in 1975. It is the beginning of a success story, that continues to present day. This is how it began.

BMW remains UK's number one premium car company with record sales

by Tim Jones on January 09, 2013 at 11:09:38 AM
BMW remains UK's number one premium car company with record sales

In 2012, BMW Group in the UK achieved its best ever sales result and confirmed its position as the number one premium car company in the UK. In total, 178,854 BMW and MINI vehicles were registered, an increase of 7.23 percent over 2012 against a market which has seen overall sales rise by 5.32 percent. The BMW brand accounted for 127,530 sales, an increase of 9.33 percent compared to 2011 and nearly 6,000...

BMW Star in MoneySupermarket Car of the Year Competition

by Tim Jones on December 02, 2012 at 09:00:00 AM
BMW Star in MoneySupermarket Car of the Year Competition

Bimmerfest was delighted to be one of the judges on the competition, and actually included the BMW 3-series in its nominations commenting that it set a new standard for sport sedans.

BMW reports highest ever September sales - On track for 2012 sales record

by Tim Jones on October 09, 2012 at 12:40:01 PM

The BMW Group experienced growth in many regions around the world in September and achieved another record month in sales. With 177,716 (prev. yr. 159,223) BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand automobiles delivered worldwide, sales were 11.6% higher than in the same month last year. It was also the best first nine months for the company, with sales up 8.3% compared to the same period last year. A total of 1,335,502...

Dragon Drive! coming to 2013 BMWs - Speech to Text While Driving

by Tim Jones on July 10, 2012 at 10:20:01 AM

Picture this ***8211; you***8217;re driving home on a beautiful, warm summer evening and you suddenly decide it would be a great night for a spontaneous get together. You can simply dictate: ***8220;Hi! Fancy a picnic by the river today at 6:30? I***8217;ll bring the salad. Who can bring the wine?***8221; Send it to your best friends and you***8217;re ready to enjoy the evening! Or, it***8217;s the end of the sales...

BMW scored a series of awards and praises in the UK. Taking home New Car Honors, Manufacturing awards and Best Executive Car showing that BMW continues to be the class leader. Auto Express New Car Honors 2012 The new BMW 3 Series Saloon scooped the award for Best Compact Executive Car, for the fourth consecutive year at the Auto Express New Car Honors 2012. Praised for its dynamic prowess, efficient engines and high quality interior the BMW 3 Series Saloon remains the car of choice in the...

Bimmerfest Long Term Review 328i breaks the 500 mile barrier.  Read on to get the scoop.

We have been hard at work putting miles on the long term review 328i and just pushed past the 500 mile barrier. Time for our initial review of the latest BMW 3 Series ... find out what makes the new 328i a winner.

AutoSpies coverage of the US F30 Press Launch - Review of 335i coming soon!

by Tim Jones on January 31, 2012 at 04:25:37 PM
AutoSpies coverage of the US F30 Press Launch - Review of 335i coming soon!

Our friends at AutoSpies.com headed to Monterey California for the US launch of the 2012 F30 3 series. What makes this event so special, as we've had plenty of coverage of the F30 launches around the world, is that BMW is finally letting journalists drive the N55 TwinPowered turbo 335i sedan. Right now AutoSpies.com has a gallery of the 335i test cars but look for updates on the 335i driving experience...

FuelEconomy.gov Official F30 328i/335i MPG Ratings

by Tim Jones on January 26, 2012 at 04:00:28 PM
FuelEconomy.gov Official F30 328i/335i MPG Ratings

US fuel economy numbers for the 2012 F30 3 series sedan are now officially available. The 328i puts up some impressive numbers. The 335i is also impressive considering the 300hp and 300ft/lbs of torque the N55 is making. 2012 F30 328i 8-speed auto: 23 city / 33 highway / 26 combined - FuelEconomy.gov link 6-speed manual: 23 city / 34 highway / 27 combined - FuelEconomy.gov link 2012 F30 335i 8-speed auto:...










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