The 2013 BMW 328 maintains its beautiful design and it has a bit of a sporty look to it. This sleek sedan is longer, with the overall length increasing by 3.8 inches to 182 in total. Its new shape includes LED tail lamps, elongated head lamps, as well as the standard Xenon head lamps. The 2013 BMW 328 curb weight checks in at 3,410lbs.
The 2013 BMW 328 specs include:
- Engine: 2.0 liter 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo – 240-hp and 255 lb-ft of torque between 1,250 and 4,800 rpm
- Transmission: 8-speed automatic
- 0 to 60 mph: 5.8 seconds
- Top Speed: 155 mph
- Curb Weight: 3,360 lbs
- Fuel-economy: 23/33 mpg (city/highway)
When it comes to the power of the 2013 BMW 328, its single, twin-scroll turbocharger direct injection with Double-VANOS variable valve timing and Valvetronic variable valve lift, allows the l2.0-liter to roar with 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. And, there’s no lag from the turbo. The 8 eight-speed automatic shifts with extreme authority. The other big plus is the start/stop function, now standard on all 3 Series models.
The controls in the 2013 BMW 328 are easy to see and the graphic display and sensors in Park Distance Control easily reveal obstacles when backing up. A Bluetooth system is standard equipment, and drivers enjoy the awesome 9-speaker sound system. The iDrive system which controls everything from navigation to audio is clear and crisp. When it comes to roominess, the new F30 3-Series includes more growth in rear seating. Ergonomics and materials are high quality, solid, and easy to use. The price of the 2013 BMW 328 runs in the $35,000 to $50,000 range.
…The joy of driving this $46,200 all-wheel-drive BMW comes not in the mundane day-to-day commute, but the open country road, where the RPMs can be held higher over straight stretches of clear dry road mixed with long bends and an absence of cars. – DEREK MCNAUGHTON, POSTMEDIA NEWS