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      12-02-2012, 11:42 PM   #1
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Here are the first fully revealed 2013 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo (GT) cars! These two 3 Series GT models, in two different trims, were just spied during a BMW video shoot.

The 3 Series GT shares a similar front fascia look to the F30 3 series sedan, and a tail end which, although still ungainly, is a slightly sportier improvement from the 5 Series GT [which we've compared with HERE].

Although the 3 Series GT (F34) shares a similar front end to the 3 Series sedan, design which it shares with the upcoming 4 Series Coupe is the front fender vent, which was recently spied on a production 4 Series Coupe (F32) model. The different finishes on the fender vents show us the vents on the F32 4 Series coupe should also differ depending on the trim level (i.e. black for M Sport models, satin aluminum for Modern Line).

The Silver GT is a M Sport model with the M Sport front bumper, sideskirts, and rear bumper/diffuser, and M Performance brakes. The wheels are 18" double-spoke style 397, but M Sport wheels will be available for selection. The Havana Metallic / Mojave Metallic GT is a Modern Line model with brushed/satin aluminum trim pieces.

The 3-Series GT is expected to arrive with the same engine offerings as the F30 3-Series sedan, including four and six cylinder petrol and diesel variants.

What is not yet known is if the GT will be offered in the US. If it does come to the US, expect the official reveal of the car around the time of the 2013 NAIAS in January, otherwise the 2013 Geneva show in March.

Here is a summary of the upcoming 3 Series / 4 Series lineup:
  • F30 3 Series Sedan
  • F31 3 Series Touring
  • F32 4 Series Coupe
  • F33 4 Series Convertible
  • F34 3 Series (GT) Gran Touring
  • F35 3 Series Long Wheelbase (China only)
  • F36 4 Series Gran Coupe

BMW 3 Series GT Fully Revealed



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      12-02-2012, 11:48 PM   #2
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      12-02-2012, 11:48 PM   #3
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Not really feelin this one. Anyone else?
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nope. not a fan.

just keep making our M cars and I'll be happy.
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Not bad - much better than the 5GT which is one of the ugliest German cars of all time. I actually like the 3, though it's not for me.
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I'll reserve judgement until I see it in person. But it looks meh. Didn't read the full article but I guess these pictures prove that the side vents colour depends on the line that you choose.
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Meh, not feelin' it.......... How many niches do they need to try and fill?
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Ah my eyes, they burn.
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Just like the 5 series GT won't make a big splash in US market.
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havent they learnt anything from the 5series GT disaster?
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Honda releases the emergency refresh for the crosstour hoping to stir sales.... BMW, wtf were/are you thinking. The R&D dollars that were wasted on this could have gone to quieting the N20 at cold start and maybe enhancing the budget for a 2er sedan. The 5GT was a still born, why do they think this will do otherwise?!
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looks fake lol. looks better than the 5gt. but still not right..
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ugly. GT my ass
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Why does BMW continue to dilute the brand with these ugly, poorly performing slugs instead of regaining the former greatness of the 3 and 5 series of the. Those were cars that SIMPLY dominated their segments
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Meh, not feelin' it.......... How many niches do they need to try and fill?
Unfortunately, as many as they think they need to create.
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Ah my eyes, they burn.
Right with you on that feeling. Any ideas if this front is similar to the 4 Coupe's? Since they both have that vent in front of the door.
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