Word on the street is that the iconic and much-beloved BMW E30, the 3 Series for most of the 1980s and a bit of the 1990s, has become too rare and valuable to show up in America's big self-service wrecking yards. Don't believe it! I see E30s in most of Colorado, Arizona, and California yards I frequent during my travels. Last month, I stepped into a big Denver-area wrecking yard with a mission: photograph the first E30 I saw. Here it is, a faded-but-intact 1991 325i sedan.
Bmw 3 Series
The 2019 BMW 3 Series, codenamed G20, will be the seventh generation of the Munich carmaker's volume seller and multiple award winner. The sedan we'll supposedly see at this year's Paris Motor Show will be almost all new, from platform to interior materials. Engines will carry over, but they get a host of updates resulting in more power and lower emissions. And two new M Performance additions to the range, the M340i and M340d, will supplant the current 340i fill the gap between the standard mode
We see how the latest wagon compares to its rivals.
The 911 was likely there for benchmarking.
The straight-six also gets a nice boost in power.
The interior looks nearly finalized.
How does the new Genesis sport sedan stack up?
Don't look for all-new designs anytime soon.
Mike and David go over some tips for people looking for reliable transportation, then go a little nuts recommending fun stuff for those who asked.
Turkish company Letvision have a created a real Transformer.
The new BMW 330i and 340i Gran Turismo models see improvements to their four- and six-cylinder, turbocharged engines, along with some modest equipment upgrades for 2017.
The next-gen 3 Series will be larger and perhaps less cluttered.
More models get the latest four- and six-cylinder engines.
And it gets an engine the 3 sedan doesn't have yet.