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Restyling BMW 3 Series Convertible and Touring: discrete improvements
After spyshots warning, the updating of the BMW 3 Series Coupe and Convertible is now official, the following 15 months apart than the sedan, which took place in September 2008. As is usual in high-end German manufacturers, the external alterations are minor, so do not give the impression to the owners of Phase 1 to have a car suddenly obsolete in the hands while the changes are internal heavier, just to raise a possible desire for change anyway.
E92 3 Series gets a new bumper so, new side skirts and new optical discreetly modernized, and most importantly, new engines. Bulk, customers can qualify for an entry-level 318i features a 2.0L 143-hp (Coupe and Cabriolet) and 316d (115 hp) for the Touring wagon.
At the other end, the 6-cylinder 335i adopts 3.0l Twin Turbo Direct Injection (and Valvetronic) still providing 306ch and 400 Nm but not consuming more than 8.4l/100km (!) (Junior) for a release CO2 of 196 g / km (8.8l and 205 gr for the convertible). Better still, the 320d Efficient Dynamics Edition (2.0l 163ch) suggests a figure of 4.1l/100km and 109 g / km of CO2!
The equipping of the range is also reviewed.
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Driving pleasure experienced behind the wheel of a BMW 3 Series will be further amplified during the model year 2010. Targeted alterations made to the design, a wide range of engines renewed and enriched and innovative grants add to the attractiveness of the new BMW 3 Series Coupe and the BMW 3 Series Convertible. New engines are also available for the Saloon and Touring models. All the innovations on the mechanical assemblies contribute to reinforce the BMW 3 Series car in its statute with extreme dynamism at the same time exemplary efficiency in the family segment (M2). The BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition rushes, in turn, as the epitome of a more favorable ratio between driving pleasure and fuel consumption. Simply an average consumption of 4.1 liters per 100 kilometers according to the European driving cycle, it sets new benchmarks for efficiency in the M2 segment.
Optimizing targeted: the new BMW 3 Series Coupe and the BMW 3 Series Convertible.
The nature of both the sporty and elegant BMW 3 Series Coupé and the BMW 3 Series Convertible is further enhanced by new elements on the front, sides and back of cars, things that fit perfectly in their overall appearance. At the same time, the aesthetic touches make the silhouette of the two models even more dynamic and more slender. In addition, the coupe and convertible in the BMW 3 Series now boast redesigned headlamps to the contours of a new benefit structure and an innovative lighting technology. New colors for the body, a range of equipment as well as leather altered functionalities and innovative multimedia desktop signed BMW ConnectedDrive add other touches to the look of the car and driving experience they provide.
New diversity in the range of engines offered on the BMW 3 Series.
All the engines available on the BMW 3 Series, year 2010, meet the Euro 5 emissions standard. The engine range is enriched by new variants of access to the range for the coupe and cabrio-let and a new diesel access to the range for the BMW 3 Series Touring. For the commercial launch of the new BMW 3 Series Coupé and the BMW 3 Series Convertible, the customer will also be offered the mo-dele BMW 318i driven by a four-cylinder gasoline 2.0-liter delivers 105 kW (143 hp) . The four-cylinder 2.0-liter diesel powering the new BMW 316d Touring develops 85 kW (115 hp). The BMW 335i, top model available for any body of the BMW 3 Series is now powered by a six-cylinder 3.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, High Precision Injection direct fuel injection and VALVETRONIC distribution. Its sovereign power of 225 kW (306 hp) is accompanied by consumption and CO2 values again significantly improved. New engines of BMW 325d (150 kW/204 hp) BMW 320d (135 kW/184 hp), also available for all silhouettes stand out, too, a gain of power and torque in the presence of increased efficiency. In addition, the models BMW 318d and BMW 318d Touring Sedan boast increased torque for fuel consumption and emissions.
Maximum efficiency in the M2 segment: the BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition.
During the 2010 model year, the BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition aligned as the car is by far the most effective segment of M2. The sedan combines a fuel consumption of 4.1 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions of 109 grams per kilometer according to the European driving cycle with an engine output of 120 kW (163 hp). Its four-cylinder diesel has a 2.0-liter all-aluminum crankcase and is supercharged by a turbocharger variable geometry intake and features a common rail direct injection of the latest generation. It has been specially modified to make even more efficient. In addition, the sedan benefits from measures that have optimized its aero-dynamics, a rear axle ratio of longer and innovative technology built into the DMF, ie the centrifugal pendulum.
Perfect harmony: the editions of the BMW 3 Series.
With new editions of the sedan and Touring models, the characteristic qualities of the BMW 3 Series in the field of energy, comfort and innovation can be expressed better. Publishing Sport, Lifestyle and Exclusive boast high-end options granted carefully to each other in terms of exterior design and interior options that add specific buttons to look like the cars driving sensations.
Office and multimedia features innovative signed BMW ConnectedDrive.
BMW ConnectedDrive services are among the features of innovative team-ment of the BMW 3 Series. The interconnection targeted the vehicle with its environment improves both the comfort and safety the use of entertainment features. During the 2010 model year, the range will be enriched with additional features, some of which are exclusive to BMW. The optimized integration of mobile phones and other multimedia devices in the external control system embedded in the iDrive is the main
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