Forty years ago, the ultimate driver’s car was born. With breathtaking aesthetics and an enthralling four-cylinder petrol engine, the first BMW 3 Series (then called the E21) burst onto the scene.
Over the years, countless ground-breaking innovations, engineering advancements and pioneering designs led to a succession of iconic cars that defined every era they were born into
Today, the BMW 3 Series effortlessly surpasses the benchmarks set by its predecessors thanks to that same uncompromising spirit. Its flowing lines, sporty DNA and wealth of cutting-edge technology deliver more thrills than ever. Setting the stage for another 40 years of driving exhilaration.
A new movie inspires nightmares about the open water.
A new car inspires dreams about the open road.
Interest rates at 14% in the UK.
Drag reduced by 15% on the BMW 3 Series.
The Germans win on penalties.
And aerodynamic design.
A young, bespectacled wizard spellbinds Britain.
A new sport mode has a similar effect on BMW 3 Series drivers.