--
 
Meet Smokey Nagata

The man behind the legendary twin-turbo V12 Toyota Supra build.

First sprint in Merc's ferocious C 63 S

'You can feel how taut the steering is, how sensitive the accelerator is to inputs', writes Charlen Raymond.

WATCH: Here's more about BMW's SA-bound 'bread and butter' 3 Series

2019-01-29 12:00

Robin Classen

BMW 3 series 2019

Image: Deutsche Welle

Towards the end of last year, BMW rolled out the 7th generation of its popular 3 Series executive sedan at its official launch in Portugal.

The model was first launched in 1975 and has since gone on to sell more than 15-million units, responsible for some 20% of the brand's sales.

Seventh heaven

The 140kW 320d, 190kW 330i and the 276kW M-inspired M340i will be making its way to South Africa in March.

READ: We drive the next-gen 3 Series: Why BMW's bread-and-butter best seller makes for a great driver's car

Pricing starts from R649 253 with models set to officially go on sale later in March 2019.

NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    bmw  |  robin classen  |  2019 bmw 3 series  |  new models

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.