Tuesday May 26, 2020

The same 3 Series, only different

Not that you’d know from looking at it, but BMW has given its 3 Series line-up a revamp

2nd August, 2015
The new BMW 3 Series is, aesthetically, very much unchanged from what came before –but the update should be enough to keep it at the top of its class

Dr Stephan Neugebauer, the head of Project BMW 3 Series, is fairly unapologetic when discussing the ‘new’ 3 Series, saying: “We deliberately decided not to make wholesale design changes.” Understandable, perhaps, as the 3 Series still looks sharp in what is now its 40th year – though, given that anniversary and the fairly extensive work that’s gone on underneath those familiar lines, it’s a shame that the stylists weren’t given more of an opportunity to...

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