UK magazine Autocar spends time behind the wheel of the new 2012 BMW 3 Series. Respectable UK journalist Steve Stucliffe shares with us his impressions of the 328i model during an extensive drive that takes place near Barcelona, Spain.
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Up to this point, most of the reviews of the new 3 Series Sedan have been positive and majority of the journalists are praising the engineering and dynamics.S Stucliffe goes even further than this and says “It’s a very good new 3 Series…the best new 3 Series has ever been.”
In the US, the 2012 BMW 3 Series goes on sale in February of next year. The entry level sedan, 328i, starts at $35,775, while the 335i will sell for $43,275. The outgoing models are selling for $34,600, and $42,050 respectively.
Similar to the new F20 1 Series and for the first time, the new 3 Series will be offered with a standard package and M Sport package, as well as three new lines: Sport, Luxury and Modern. These will provide an extensive customization program for customer by offering more upfront options.
Stay tuned for the BMWBLOG test drive of the 2012 BMW 3 Series.