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The All-New, Completely Redesigned 2012 3 Series

ITS ROOTS HAVE BRANCHED OUT. Since introducing the sports sedan concept to the world more than 35 years ago, the BMW 3 series has been a perennial...

The new 2012 BMW 3 Series

ITS ROOTS HAVE BRANCHED OUT.
Since introducing the sports sedan concept to the world more than 35 years ago, the BMW 3 series has been a perennial favorite of owners, enthusiasts and critics.  But there has never been a 3 Series like the all-new, sixth-generation 3 Series for 2012.  For the first time, in addition to the 3 Series Sedan, BMW offers three compelling optional ways to experience this legendary vehicle: the Sport Line, the Modern Line, and the Luxury Line.  Each highlights a distinctive facet of the 3 Series personality.  Yet all share the same award-winning DNA, with fuel-efficient, high-performance BMW engines and transmissions, supported by groundbreaking engineering advances.  A wealth of new features and options inside and out enhance the look, the functionality, and driver and passenger comfort.  Get ready to discover the all-new 3 Series – in a completely new way.
The 2012 BMW 328i Luxury Line

The 2012 BMW 328i Luxury Line


THREEDOM OF CHOICE.
Moving beyond the tradition of ordering packages, the optional Sport, Luxury and Modern Lines each present the 3 Series in ways designed to thoroughly satisfy owners of various stripes.  The Sport Line advances the model’s legacy as a dynamic race-winner, from the more aggressive front fascia and 18-inch wheels to the exclusive track-inspired trim inside and out.  The Luxury Line offers the utmost in elegance and sophistication – the leather-upholstered cabin is accented with bespoke stitching and rich wood trim; the exterior is enhanced with gleaming chrome trim.  And the Modern Line is distinguished by its serene light interior, complete with mood lighting; the outside is accented with satin aluminum trim.  Each Line delivers its own unique twist on the classic 3 Series formula: high performance, powerful stance, confident contours and elegant appointments.  No matter which Line you choose, the all-new 3 Series brings a whole new level of personalized luxury and performance to the BMW brand.
The 2012 BMW 328i Modern Line

The 2012 BMW 328i Modern Line

A TWIN POWER TURBO DUET.
Just as the all-new 3 Series honors its performance-driven legacy, the new inline four-cylinder engine under the hood of the 328i follows a time-honored BMW configuration, updated for today’s driving needs.  This TwinPower Turbo dynamo produces a whopping 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque – part of the reason the 0-60 time is a full second faster than the previous-generation 328i model when equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission.  Peak torque arrives at 1250 rpm and pours on all the way to 4800 rpm – all with fewer emissions and greater efficiency.  The 335i delivers the award-winning TwinPower Turbo muscle that’s won over legions of drivers, with 300 horsepower, 300 lb-ft of torque, and a 7000-rpm redline.   Both engine choices offer more of what BMW owners demand: impressive performance paired with maximum efficiency.  Coupled with a standard 6-speed manual transmission or an optional 8-speed automatic – a first for the class – both deliver supremely smooth shifting and control over all this impressive power.
The 2012 BMW 328i Sport Line

The 2012 BMW 328i Sport Line

PERSONALIZED PERSONALITY.
Along with the redesign and an elegant, customized interior, BMW added a tremendous number of new technologies and enhancements throughout the 3 Series.  For example, the list of standard equipment has grown in every 3 Series model.  Inside, there’s the iDrive Controller with 6.5-inch color monitor, which is upgraded to an 8.8-inch screen when equipped with the optional Navigation System – as well as the high-tech convenience of Bluetooth® and USB/iPod® adapters.  Outside, add optional Comfort Access and enjoy the ease of an automatic-opening trunk-lid.  The list of standard features also extends to advanced driving technologies.  Auto Start-Stop and Brake Energy regeneration both work to conserve fuel and increase efficiency, as does the new ECO PRO mode.  A part of Driving Dynamics Control, this feature optimizes power usage throughout the vehicle, from engine management to climate control.  Along with these impressive standard features, there is a variety of personalizing options, from Heads-up Display and Surround View Camera display, to Lane Departure Warning and Parking Assistant.  The 2012 3 Series: a return to innovative form, as only BMW could deliver.
The 2012 BMW 328i Interior

The 2012 BMW 328i Interior

For more information about the new 3 Series please contact Dominic Martin at (317)573-4038

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