2012 BMW 3-Series F30 review and pictures

Posted on Sunday, 16 October 2011 , 18:10:27 byAlina

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BMW 3-Series F30

The 2012 BMW 3-series F30 has raised the benchmark by which all sport sedans are measured, boasting a powerful styling which is a fresh reinterpretation of traditional BMW design cues, thus setting whole new standards in terms of handling, performance, luxury, technology and efficiency. A sense of width which strengthens the car's athletic overall profile is emphasized by the elongated headlights, while the interior provides a considerable increase in space together with high quality material combinations which underline the premium ambience of the new range. The brand's engineers have always paid a special attention to the drive and chassis technology, while driving dynamics and agility have been outstanding features of the new BMW 3. The new BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology is featured by a choice od two refined engines, the successful six-cylinder N55 and the new turbocharged four-cylinder variant in the BMW 328i. The automatic eight-speed gearbox is extremely innovative and ensures a high level of driving experience, being compact and exceptionally efficient. Fuel consumption is reduced by the Auto Start-Stop function, Brake Energy Regeneration and on-demand air conditioning compressor, while the new Driving Dynamics Control switch permits the driver to choose between Comfort, Sport, Sport + and ECO PRO. The available Parking Assistant system helps the driver to parallel park, while BMW ConnectedDrive ensures a smart blend of available driver assistance technology and mobility systems for the new BMW 3 Series range. Advanced suspension technology, featuring a large number of light-alloy components and new tuning, along with Servotronic speed sensitive power steering, low vehicle weight and a balanced weight distribution top off a dynamic package, making the new BMW 3 Series Sedan an exemplar of sporty handling combined with increased comfort. A selection of electronic assistance systems make an active contribution to driving safety in the new BMW 3 Series, helping drivers to avoid collisions in the first place.