BMW 3 Series Touring with M Sports Package

Entering the new model year, BMW is continuing its all-round model initiative with the same power and momentum as before.

In Frankfurt the fourth generation of the highly successful BMW 3 Series Touring is making its world premiere. The most versatile 3 Series of all times is a sports-oriented driving machine and, at the same time, a highly comfortable estate car with a generous feeling of space.

BMW’s second world premiere in Frankfurt is the all-wheel-drive version of the 3 Series Saloon and the new 3 Series Touring. This makes the 3 Series the fourth BMW model series to feature BMW’s innovative xDrive all-wheel-drive system ensuring driving dynamics, traction, and active safety of the highest standard.

The 5 Series is also continuing its rapid process of expansion: Apart from two new eight-cylinder top-of-the-range models, the first 5 Series diesel with all-wheel drive as well as the very successful four-cylinder diesel in the 520d are both making their debut in Frankfurt.

Both engine output and torque in the 745d have increased significantly to 242 kW/330 hp and, respectively, 750 Nm/553 lb-ft. A further highlight is the BMW 730Ld for the first time introducing the muscular and very economical 3.0-litre straight-six diesel in the long-wheelbase version of the BMW 7 Series.

Reflecting the Company’s leadership in technology, BMW is presenting both BMW Night Vision and the High-Beam Assistant in Frankfurt, two innovative driver assistance systems serving to enhance active driving safety at night.

Last but certainly not least, a special version of the BMW 650i Convertible created exclusively by BMW Individual is making its first motor show appearance in Frankfurt in 2005.

Published : 15/09/05 Author : Melanie Carter

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