Steve Sutcliffe has the keys to two very fast versions of the BMW 3-series: the 435bhp petrol BMW M3 and the 345bhp diesel Alpina D3. Should you satisfy your high-performance saloon cravings with a petrol or a diesel engine?
How are you BMW F30 owners? Looking for upgrades or may be you are one of those who are looking to buy a new BMW 3 Series.
Well BMW has some good news for you, current BMW 3 Series in F30 bodystyle is waiting an LCI (life cycle impulse) or facelift as we use to say.
Here are some photos taken by one of BMW enthusiasts for bimmerpost.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke) founded in 1916.
BMW became an automobile manufacturer in 1929 when it purchased Fahrzeugfabrik Eisenach, which, at the time, built Austin Sevens under licence under the Dixi marque.
What makes BMW different is large front kidney grill which originates from a bodyshop in Bruchsal, Germany run by the Ihle brothers as it is said in many sources.
Later Franz Fiedler – an influential BMW designer adopted the Ihle grille design for the BMW 303 shown below.