BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo

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BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo
BMW 318d GT Modern Line (F34) – Frontansicht, 31. August 2013, Münster.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer BMW
Production June 2013 - present
Body and chassis
Class Entry-level luxury car, Gran Turismo
Body style 5-door Fastback
Layout FR layout
Platform V3
Related BMW 3 Series
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
Powertrain
Engine 2.0 L N20 I4
3.0 L N55 I6
2.0 L N47 I4
3.0 L N57 I6
Transmission 6-speed manual
8-speed ZF 8HP automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,920 mm (115.0 in)
Length 4,824 mm (189.9 in)
Width 1,828 mm (72.0 in)
Height 1,508 mm (59.4 in)
Curb weight 1,655 kg (3,648.7 lb) - 1,820 kg (4,012.4 lb)[1]

The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo (also referred to as the BMW 3-series GT or F34) is a variation of the manufacturer's 3 series model, marketed as a more independent model.

It is based on the V3 automobile platform and is the first generation of BMW's Progressive Activity Coupe (PAC) series. The concept debuted at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show as a Concept 3 Series Gran Turismo (3 GT). The V3 is meant to appeal to BMW customers looking for a smaller sportier version of the 5 series GT.

2014 BMW 318d GranTurismo

The production 3-series GT is built on a wheelbase that is 110 mm (4.3 in) longer than on the standard 3-series wagon, with a 79 mm (3.1 in) higher roof and a 17 mm (0.67 in) increase in width.[2]

The BMW 3-series GT is built on the 3L chassis, which is longer than the standard 3-series chassis. The GT’s much taller body and longer wheelbase render the rear wheels back and lower with respect to the rear seat, allowing for three full-size rear seats.[3]

Despite being the second hatchback version in the entire 3-Series, the 3-Series GT is not a successor to the older 3-Series Compact.

Petrol engines[4][edit]

Model Years Engine code Power Torque
320i 2013- N20B20 184 PS (135 kW; 181 hp)@5000 270 N·m (199 lb·ft)@1250-4500
328i 2013- N20B20 245 PS (180 kW; 242 hp)@5000-6500 350 N·m (258 lb·ft)@1250-4800
335i 2013 - N55B30 306 PS (225 kW; 302 hp)@5800-6000 400 N·m (295 lb·ft)@1200-5000

Diesel engines[edit]

Model Years Engine code Cylinders/ valves Power Torque
318d 2013- N47D20 4/4 143 PS (105 kW; 141 hp)@4000 320 N·m (236 lb·ft)@1750-2500
320d / 328d 2013- N47D20 4/4 184 PS (135 kW; 181 hp)@4000 380 N·m (280 lb·ft)@1750-2750
325d 2013- N47D20O1 4/4 218 PS (160 kW; 215 hp)@4400 450 N·m (332 lb·ft)@1500-2500
330d 2014- N57D30O1 6/4 258 PS (190 kW; 254 hp)@4000 560 N·m (413 lb·ft)@1500-3000
335d 2014- N57D30T1 6/4 313 PS (230 kW; 309 hp)@4400 630 N·m (465 lb·ft)@1500-2500

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo: Technical data". BMW. Retrieved 2017-02-18. 
  2. ^ "Autocar" Issue 6040 Volume 275 No 12 published by Haymarket 20 March 2013
  3. ^ BMW's interior design documentation
  4. ^ BMW Group. "The new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo". Retrieved 6 May 2013.