f30 3 series News Stories

BMW Plug-in hybrid 330e technical drive train details

by Tim Jones on February 26, 2016 at 03:31:00 PM

We dive deep into the technical details of BMW's first plugin hybrid, the BMW 330e. Powered by a combination of a gasoline engine and an electric motor powered by a plug-in set of batteries.

While hybrids are new to BMW the 330e has the performance you'd expect. With a combined output of 248 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque that propels the 330e from 0-60 in just 5.9 seconds. Pricing starts at $43,700 and arrives in dealership in March.

The all new BMW 330e eDrive - Starting at $43,700

by Tim Jones on November 24, 2015 at 02:22:00 PM
The all new BMW 330e eDrive - Starting at $43,700

The BMW 330e represents the next evolution of the beloved and iconic BMW 3 Series. Combining BMW's award-winning 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine with a lithium-ion powered electric motor.

2016 Model Year (MY) Pricing and Ordering Guides

by Tim Jones on March 19, 2015 at 05:14:00 PM

Bimmerfest.com brings you the 2016 model year (MY) BMW retail pricing and ordering guides. Use the guides to assist all of you in preparing your orders for the new model year.

Spied: eDrive 3 series hybrid on the way

by Tim Jones on August 11, 2014 at 06:52:00 PM
Spied: eDrive 3 series hybrid on the way

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.

2016 F30 3 Series LCI spied for the first time

by Tim Jones on March 26, 2014 at 05:11:00 PM
2016 F30 3 Series LCI spied for the first time

We bring you the first pictures of the 2016 F30 BMW 3 series Life Cycle Impulse (LCI). With minor visual changes most of the updates will come under the hood with engines from BMW's new 'B' engine family. Production is scheduled to start in the summer of 2015.

BMW F30 3 Series wins AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE’s All-Star Award

by Tim Jones on June 06, 2013 at 04:19:00 PM
BMW F30 3 Series wins AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE’s All-Star Award

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.

F30 M Sport Bumper Install - Time Lapse Video

by Tim Jones on March 12, 2013 at 03:04:00 PM
F30 M Sport Bumper Install - Time Lapse Video

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.....

F30 Prior Design Wide Body Kit

by Tim Jones on January 26, 2013 at 12:00:00 PM

Prior-Design has released their BMW 3-Series F30 PD-M1 wide body kit. The aerodynamic changes included front bumper, fenders, side skirts and rear bumper. Prior Designs has been getting good feedback on the kit since its debut at the Essen Motor Show a few months ago. Anyone going to be the first to install this on their...

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 F30 3 Series: Car and Driver 10Best

by Bimmerfest.com Member - on December 04, 2012 at 04:10:46 PM
BMW F30 3 Series: Car and Driver 10Best

Each year Car and Driver picks the ten best and once again the BMW 3 series is on the list. Besting out rivals from Audi, MB and Cadillac to show the 3 series still has what it takes.










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