One of the most popular sedans of the third series - BMW 320i made a name for itself almost in the first year of its release (BMW 320i was firstly introduced in 1977). According to statistics sales of cars of this model made 31% of all sales of the third series in 1980.
The car has impressive dimensions - length 4520 mm, width 1817 and 1421 mm height - it makes to treat the car with respect. Power and strength, combined with even a little flirty elegance is felt in every detail of external trim. Interior of BMW 320i is cozy and spacious. Velor seats have the perfect profile and lateral support. The driver's seat can be adjusted in the length of the cushion. Sporty character of the car is felt in every detail: the dashboard, made in sporty style, athletic multirudder, well-located control elements, which can quickly respond to the situation, sports suspension.
The power unit of BMW 320i in the body of E90 should be mentioned as well. In the last generation the model has 2 - liter four-cylinder engine with capacity of 150 horsepower. Whereas the previous generation in E46 body was more powerful -with a six cylinder engine of 170 hp. But this does not mean that this model is less dynamic. Its technical characteristics in conjunction with excellent maneuverability allow to compare BMW 320i with more powerful machines as an equal.
Anyone who has ever sat behind the wheel of this car marks its perfect obedience to the steering wheel. The car is not afraid of any bank, even with studless tires on slippery road surfaces.
Depending on the type and driving style six-speed automatic transmission allows you to select one of the driving modes: normal «D», which is sports, more rigid and dynamic «DS» and «DTS» - dynamic traction control system that makes it easier to move in deep snow or gravel. High maneuverability and stability of the car is also achieved through the longitudinal placement of the engine, rear-wheel drive and optimal weight distribution (50-50).
The latest model 320i of 2014 model year had been presented at the Detroit Auto Show 2013. The main feature of the BMW 320i 2014 is the engine: 2.0-liter four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo.