We tested the BMW 3 Series 2023, with a new look, iX panel and full of accessories.

We tested the BMW 3 Series 2023, with a new look, iX panel and full of accessories.


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Better than any other new BMW. We tested on the road the best-selling car in Brazil, which has already sold more than 3500 units this year and which in the 2023 update changed for the better. The 320 versions cost between R$307,950 and R$347,950.

And a German series 3, who deserves to be sick wherever he goes, is no longer German. It is from Santa Catarina, produced in a factory The BMW Groupin Araquari (SC) and is already sold throughout Brazil.

The model arrives in the country with a new look, dashboard BMW iX and filled with supplies. It comes just one month after the power delivery in Europe.

It is still powerful and light with a BMW TwinPower Turbo engine 2.0 liter (1,998cm³), four cylinders in line, 184hp and 30.6 kgfm of torque. Traction, as follows the tradition of being behind and exchange is an eight-speed automatic.

With this kit, the model accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 7.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 235km/h. References in the premium mid-size sedan segment

Such driving pleasure was confirmed in our test. Balanced suspension, quick starts, cornering stability and safe braking. It lives up to the brand’s slogan.

At the front, the headlights have been redesigned. The bumper also got a new design and new ventilation. The rear bumper, as well as the arrangement of the rear lights, received a new look, making the sedan more elegant, but without losing its sportiness.

internal affairs

BMW 3 Series

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Here is a great evolution of the model. It now has the BMW Live Cockpit Professional, a curved screen, consisting of two screens, 12.3″ (instrument panel) and 14.9″ (multimedia), which displays information in an attractive and intuitive way.

It is very similar to the BMW iX system and makes it based on the most modern and technological models of the brand.

connection

BMW 3 Series

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New BMW 3 Series has BMW ConnectedDrive, which offers services such as: emergency call, maintenance notification via telemetry, navigation and real-time traffic information, 24-hour concierge, information portal, weather and software, as well as remote services that can initiated from the My BMW App, such as locking and unlocking the doors, sounding the horn, finding a vehicle and sending a destination directly to the navigation system. It is still possible to use smartphone apps for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Equipment

Among the available devices, display LED lights that change; Parking Assistant and Reversing Assistance Systems (repeat in reverse the last 50 meters traveled by the vehicle); automatic three-zone digital air conditioning, BMW Comfort Access 2.0 (opens and turns on the welcome lights when approaching the car and locks the car when moving away without touching the key.

In addition, it makes it possible to open the trunk by approaching the foot to the rear bumper). There is also Driving Assistant (Smart driving assistant in slow traffic conditions or on long journeys, informing the driver, through visual and audio alerts, cross traffic conditions, rear collision risks, involuntary lane changes and forward lane control and blocking. , among other functions).

personal intelligence

BMW 3 Series

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There is also Intelligent Personal Assistant BMW (Intelligent Personal Assistant), a system tested and developed by the company’s engineering team in Brazil through collaboration with an international team, based in Germany, capable of performing many tasks in the car or explaining how it works. of devices activated by a voice command with the words “Hello BMW”, or any other phrase programmed by the driver.

The model can also be connected to Amazon Alexa and smart homes, as well as being able to receive remote software updates when available.

versions and colors

New BMW 3 Series already sold in BMW dealerships in Brazil in the versions 320i GP (R$ 307,950), Sport GP (R$ 327,950) and M Sport (R$ 347,950) in five body color options (Alpine White, Sapphire Black, Skyscraper Gray , Phytonic Blue and Portimão Blue) and seven interior finish options (Sensatec Black, Sensatec Cognac/Black, Sensatec Tacora Red/Black, Vernasca Leather Black/Black, Vernasca Mocha Leather/Black, Vernasca Black with Blue stitching with Vernasca Oyster/Black Leather )



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