three years Ago that the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo came to the range of BMW, as an alternative to the 3 Series sedan and Touring. Since his arrival the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo has sold more than 130,000 units and now reach the midpoint of its life cycle, receiving a restyling. In addition to the relevant new aesthetic, there are improvements in the interior, the equipment and range of engines.
As is usual in BMW and like it happened with bodies Sedan and Touring models of the 3 Series, the aesthetic changes are very discreet. The finishes Sport Line, Luxury Line and M Sport (suppress some of the above) of the BMW 3 Series GT in 2016 differ from each other by their bumpers and skirts, different from each other, the catalogue of tires and a series of items of equipment. The common changes with the restyling are the new headlights full LED series, accompanied by the antinieblas and new rear headlights with LED technology. The range of the 3 Series Gran Turismo debuts two new metallic colours and three designs of wheel.
On the inside the changes are equally discreet, limited to a more chrome in the interior, new wood trim, and the quality of some materials is improved to the touch. The revamped navigation system BMW Professional, and the base wireless charging for the smartphone are two important developments in the field of equipment for the BMW 3 Series GT in 2016.
The engine range of the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo 2016 receives major developments to incorporate the latest engines of four and six-cylinder BMW, with powers of between 150 and 326 HP. For the part of the gasoline will be the 320i and 330i with four-cylinder engines with power outputs of 184 and 252 HP. Above will be located in the new 340i GT engine 3.0 inline six-cylinder and 326 HP.
version 340i replaces the 335i
bid diesel is more spacious, with five powertrains. The less potent it corresponds to the 2.0 150 HP for the 318d, followed by the 320d 190 horses and the new 325d of 224 horses, also extracted from the 2.0-liter. Engine 3.0 6-cylinder give life to the 330d and 335d of 258 and 313 HP respectively.
Despite the fact that many of these engines to improve its figures of power, the efficiency of the new engines, better by up to 13.8%. 320i, 318d and 320d are the only models that can have change manual six-speed, and optionally, the automatic eight relations. The automatic gearbox is standard on all other engines. In addition, all gasoline powered as well as the 320d and 330d can opt-in to the all-wheel drive xDrive, which is standard on the BMW 335d GT.
Source – BMW
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