2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Complete Preview — The new 2017 BMW3 Series Gran Turismo is joining auto market very soon as the new model is ready with some revised parts. At a glance, we will not find any difference from the previous model. It is reported that the new car receives moderate changes only on the outside with more new things under the body panels. Here is the complete preview of the sedan.
2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Specifications
Powertrain, Engine details Review
There will be gasoline and diesel engines as options. For gasoline, from entry to top range, there will be turbocharged four cylinders 2.0 liter generating 184 hp, and 252 hp for higher trim, and turbocharged six-cylinders 3.0 liter producing 326 hp.
Diesel engine options should include 318d generating 150 hp, 320d generating 190 hp, 325d generating 224 hp, 330d generating 258 hp, and 335d generating 313 hp. Most engines are paired with six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. Driving configuration is mostly xDrive AWD. However, on 320i, 320d, and 318 d engines, the transmission will be Steptronic automatic. With such great options on the engine, this car should be able to accommodate unique needs of many types of drivers.
Features, Exterior and Interior
The only changes for the exterior look include new LED headlight, the new graphic for the LED taillights, and revised bumper. It explains why it looks so similar to the previous model. On the inside, the cabin receives new interface for the navigation system. There is also new wireless charging and smart phone connection, more chrome accents on control, and new options of trimming.
The options should include decorative wood accents, upholstery, and new colors. Rear seat gets more legroom, and the front seat gets better visibility. It is entirely more spacious and comfortable inside the car.
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2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Release Date and Price
There is no official update on the release date yet. But, this car should be around in later this year or around next year. Price remains undisclosed so far. But it should start, at least, from $43,000 in the US or around €37,500 in Europe. It is an expensive label for the sedan, even for today’s range.
Comparing to the standard 3 series, this model should offer more luggage and leg rooms. The engine options seem to be more than enough, and the sporty styling is beautiful. However, the original signature 3 series look is a little ruined, and the price is high. 2017 BMW3 Series Gran Turismo is facing tough competition in the future.
|name||2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo|
|Engine||Gasoline / Diesel Engine|
BMW Diesel Engine Spec
|BMW 318d Gran Turismo||BMW 320d Gran Turismo||BMW 325d Gran Turismo||BMW 330d Gran Turismo||BMW 335d xDrive Gran Turismo|
|Config/No of cyls/valves||In-line/4/4||In-line/4/4||In-line/6/4||In-line/6/4|
|Effective capacity cc||1,995||1,995||1,995||2,993||2,993|
|Max output||150 HP @ 4,000 RPM||190 HP @ 4,000 RPM||224 HP @ 4,400 RPM||258 HP @ 4,000 RPM||313 HP @ 4,400 RPM|
|Max Torque||236 LB-FT @ 1,500–3,000 RPM||295LB-FT @ 1,750–2,500 RPM||332 LB-FT @ 1,500–3,000 RPM||413 LB-FT @ 1,500–3,000 RPM||465 LB-FT @ 1,500–2,500 RPM|
|0–100 km/h (62 mph)||9.3 seconds||7.8 seconds||6.4 seconds||5.7 seconds||4.9 seconds|
|Top Speed km/h||210 km/h||230 km/h||240 km/h||250 km/h|
Gasoline Engine Spec
|BMW 320i Gran Turismo||BMW 330i Gran Turismo||BMW 340i Gran Turismo|
|Config/No of cyls/valves||In-line/4/4||In-line/4/4||In-line/6/4|
|Effective capacity cc||1,998||1,998||2,998|
|Max output||184 HP @ 5,000 RPM||252 HP @ 5,200 RPM||326 HP @ 5,500 RPM|
|Max Torque||214 LB-FT @ 1,350–4,250 RPM||258 LB-FT @ 1,450–4,800 RPM||332 LB-FT @ 1,380–5,000 RPM|
|0–100 km/h (62 mph)||8.0 seconds||6.1 seconds||5.1 seconds|
|Top Speed km/h||230 km/h||250 km/h||250 km/h|
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