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EXPERTS HAVE THEIR SAY.

Early reviews of the new BMW 3 Series.

We gave some UK publications a drive in a prototype BMW 3 Series.

The new BMW 3 Series Saloon has been previewed by a select group of motoring journalists from around the world. As part of this, they were given the opportunity to test drive the new BMW 330i on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Here is what they had to say. 

 

Auto Express

“The BMW 3 Series has long been the benchmark in this class for handling and dynamism. This new model promises to raise that bar even higher, yet at the same time a combination of clever chassis features, a higher-quality and more refined interior packed with more tech, and greater practicality will make it more comfortable and easier to live with. BMW’s junior executive saloon is set to take yet another step in maturity and the signs are positive indeed.”

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CAR magazine

“First impressions: it’s good to drive… This car can carry serious corner-speed, and its limits are sky-high.” “There is a pleasing sense of precision to its movements and, like a wristwatch rated to an incredible diving depth you never plan to take it to, there’s an innate appeal in knowing that it can do it.”

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Top Gear

“…the 3 Series will re-establish itself at the top of the class…the 3 Series is sharper, more accurate and predictable than ever, the stiffer platform allowing greater agility, and, praise be, increased feel at the same time.”

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Parkers

“We drove a 2.0-litre petrol in what will be equivalent to M Sport specification once the finished car reaches the UK. The first thing that struck us is just how well it handles. On the circuit the steering is super-accurate and the 3 Series’ grip levels were extremely high…”

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Autocar

“The 3 Series is plainly the work of people stirred by competitive instincts, who've set out to make the very best driver's car of its kind – and they may very well have succeeded.”

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