The new variant will allegedly be powered by the X3/X4 M40d’s 321 HP engine and be available only as a Touring.
Functions like active cruise control will become available for purchase on BMW’s ConnectedDrive Store .
The recall is a result of a faulty Takata airbag that is suspected of recently killing someone.
Sure, these are wildly different cars, yet BMW seems hellbent on grafting huge grilles on its new models.
Looks can be deceiving. What you see here is actually a torpid BMW 316i dressed as a E30 M3.
The BMW M340i Touring features a 3.0-liter turbo straight-six with 369 HP, which are good enough for a 0-62 mph sprint in just 4.4 seconds.
Alpina’s 3-Series-based sports saloon boasts 455 HP, hits 62 mph in 3.8 seconds and tops out at 188 mph.
The 320d sure is no M3, but with 187 HP, more than decent performance and good fuel economy, is a very good choice.
This video shows why it is so important to drive defensively in order to stay safe.
The two BMWs secured a 5-star rating, while Peugeot’s 208 and Jeep’s Cherokee missed out on a max score.
The diesel unit powering this E30 Wagon delivers a touch under 200 HP, but this Bimer’s mods also include a perfectly executed paint job and an air suspension.
The next-gen M3 and M4 will be powered by a new twin-turbo, 3.0-liter inline-six with up to 503 HP in Competition spec.