New BMW 3 Series Spied, Looks Like A Shrunken 5 Series

Spy Shots

BMW will be showing off the new 3 Series in October, but these spy shots give us a sneak preview of the sport sedan.

After launching the and , it’s only a matter of time before the BMW 3 Series gets the redesign treatment. Our spies recently caught prototypes of the upcoming G20-generation 3 Series roaming snow-covered city streets wearing a very thin layer of camouflage, giving us our best look yet at the upcoming sport sedan. Two prototypes were spotted, including a regular 3 Series and a model fitted with the sportier M-Sport package featuring a more aggressive front fascia with large front intakes.

As expected, these spy shots confirm that the new 3 Series will borrow styling cues from its larger 5 Series sibling, particularly at the front. We can now see the production lights with clearly visible LED headlights. The sedan has also inherited its larger sibling’s new Kidney Grille, which looks massive on a 3 Series. While the front could be mistaken for a smaller 5 Series, the rear is less recognizable. In fact, this could be a completely new rear design for a BMW sedan. The new taillights have a more elegant shape, with a noticeably slimmer and wider design than the current model’s. Like the current car, there’s also a curved design line running across the profile, along with two other lines.

You Might Also Like
Can't Afford A New Audi A7? Here Are 7 Cheaper Alternatives
Can't Afford A New Audi A7? Here Are 7 Cheaper Alternatives
7 Amazing Used SUVs Cheaper Than A New Nissan Kicks
7 Amazing Used SUVs Cheaper Than A New Nissan Kicks

One cuts across the middle of the doors, while the other runs closer to the door sills. Underpinning the next-gen 3 Series is BMW’s CLAR architecture, which should make it much lighter and improve the handling despite being larger than previous models. As for potential powertrains, BMW is keeping quiet for now, but we expect the base gasoline engine will be a 1.5-liter turbo and the base diesel to be a 1.6-liter three-cylinder. The range-topping M340i is expected to feature a turbocharged inline-six. A fully electric variant will arrive in 2020, and a plug-in hybrid is also expected. Expect to see thee 2019 BMW 3 Series break cover at the Paris Auto Show in October.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2019 BMW X5

After driving the car for the first time, here are our key takeaways.

Watch The BMW M2 Competition Lap The Ring In 7:52

That was supercar territory not long ago.

Kim Jong-un Gets Classy With New Ride

So much for sanctions.

Drifting A 1,000-HP Corvette On Mountain Roads Takes Some Serious Skill

Thought drifting the entire Nurburgring was challenging? Try it in a 1,000-hp Corvette on a mountain road with no safety rails.

Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Truck Makes More Power Than Anything You’ve Got

This crazy beast is even more powerful than the Ford GT.

Ford Imagines A Future With No Traffic Lights

Stopping at junctions could be a thing of the past in the future.

One-Off Ferrari 330GT Speciale Is A 50-Year-Old Dream Come True

This stunning coachbuilding project is a tribute to legendary Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti.

Students Create 600-HP Honda Civic Hybrid Rallycross Machine

Deep Orange 9 is our kind of school project.

Is The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Way More Powerful Than Advertised?

Jaguar claims the super sedan has 592 horsepower under the hood.

What's Hot

Related Cars

Starting MSRP
TBC

Related Reviews

2017 BMW 3 Series Sedan Review
BMW 3 Series Sedan
0
2017 BMW 3 Series Sedan Review
maxformer.com

www.best-cooler.reviews/pelican-coolers-for-sale/

http://viagraon.com