After the design refresh of the BMW 3 Series Sedan and Touring, the Gran Turismo model of the same family will follow in July 2016.
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Just like the rest of the updated 3 Series models there’s no revolution in the design department.
The design changes will be limited to slightly redesigned bumpers front and rear and updated lights. The F34 Gran Turismo will get the same LED headlights as the sedan while LED taillights will refresh the rear end.
Inside, the 3 GT will get a few updated trims, a more up-to-date multimedia system and a proper sliding cover for the cupholders, rather than a detachable/losable lid.
Just like the F30 sedan, the Gran Turismo will take advantage of an upgraded suspension – altered top mounts, dampers, power steering tuning and a lower ride height.
The biggest change is likely to be the addition of the new B58 3.0-liter straight-six engine in a 340i variant replacing the current 335i. This engine is good for 320 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. The entry level 318i GT will be powered by a three-cylinder unit. Four cylinder engines will make the most of the engine lineup for 3 Series GT facelift.