M3 Is Getting Twin Turbo Six Treatment, BMW 3 Series Range To Include Gran Turismo
Mar 23, 2010 18:19
According to Automobile, a new Bimmer is set to hit the market in 2012 and its codenamed F30. The next 3 series is reportedly set to employ the F20 1 Series front strut layout instead of the 5,6 and 7 series double wishbone arrangement.
The 2012 3 Series will have five new body styles; standard, sedan, wagon, coupe and convertible. Each coming out about six months after the former's introduction. The Gran Turismo model is set to debut in 2013.
Automobile also reports that the two door will feature bespoke sheetmetal with a more canted windshield, lower roofline, and sculpted flanks. The M division, will be working on a 420 hp V8 in favor of the twin turbocharged 3.0 liter inline six pumping about 450 hp out.
McLaren‘s 650S is the latest addition to the British supercar manufacturer’s stable and it is an enhanced version of the MP4-12C in Spider form. Powered by a 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 capable of 641hp and 500 lb-ft of torque it can go from 0-100km/h in just 3 seconds. Ttake a closer look at Marcel Lech‘s photos of the vehicle here. Read more
The all-new Kia Sorento has shown its lines for the first time, and its shape is clearly visible in the artist's sketch. Kia says it has “swept back exterior styling,” the collaborative effort of the brand’s Korean, German and American design arms. Read more
Jaguar's entry-level XE sedan is expected to be the most fuel-efficient Jaguar ever made. It was designed around its new modular vehicle architecture and is the only car in its class to use an aluminum-intensive monocoque. Read more