A six-speed automatic is standard. There is also a diesel-powered sedan known as the 335d. We enjoy celebrating life an having fun! Prior to your purchase, consult kbb. The convertible lacks the side curtains, but the regular front side airbags extend up to head level and there are also pop-up rollover hoops. The 3 Series' sublime suspension, steering and brakes will provide endless, easily accessible entertainment.
Maybe good for the German Autobahn but not for everyday American streets. The 335is coupe and convertible get a more powerful engine, a sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch wheels, a special body kit, sport seats and a sport steering wheel. More Power and a Body Kit and. The 3 Series' long-running double act is truly extraordinary: It speaks the language of driving enthusiasts, yet its upscale image and comfortable interior give it unrivaled mass appeal. Additionally, the 3 Series coupe and convertible receive a new side-skirt design.
The six-speed manual has short, positive throws, and the chassis balance is terrific, with lots of power oversteer available in the lower gears. The 335is features a more powerful version of the 335i's previous twin-turbocharged inline-6, and produces 320 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. This car still pulls hard and handles well! The rub, of course, is the price. Just like the old N54 engine, the N55 is as smooth as single malt, makes a sweet sound, and is plenty powerful. The stability control system integrates several features designed to improve braking performance, such as periodically wiping the brake rotors dry when the windshield wipers are in use and automatically snugging the pads to the rotors when the driver abruptly lifts off the throttle. There is a temporary overboost function, however, which bumps torque up to 370 lb-ft. The convertible offers a reasonable cargo hold when the hardtop is up, but predictably shrinks considerably when the top is lowered.
It slots nicely between the stock 335i and the M3. We're guessing that the 335is will hit 60 mph in just a hair under 5 seconds. Oh, and the fact that it's one of the finest automobiles on the globe may have something to do with it, too. In performance testing, we clocked a 328i sedan with the manual from zero to 60 mph in 6. The run flat tires are a disaster, unrepairable and they destroy the wheels.
A couple of repairs all under warranty, nothing major. The upgraded stereo is also once again branded as a Harman Kardon. For 2012, the 3 Series has grown into a raft of separate model designations, ranging from the 328i Sedan to the 335is Coupe and diesel-powered 335d Sedan. In fact, you should probably forego individual transportation all together. And a costly mistake for me. My roof is 99% water proof, only once or twice a few drops of water noted.
The rear seats are adequately roomy for adults on shorter trips, but taller passengers will complain that their heads are crammed into the roof. Truman Motors is Enthusiast Owned and specializes in many different makes and models. All 335i models receive a new, more fuel-efficient turbocharged engine. . This sport-tuned version produces 320 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque, with an overboost function that can briefly bump torque up to 370 lb-ft.
Its great on gas, and its a joy to drive. So when price negotiation began it was showing 4995. On top of the visual changes is a host of new options, combined with new variations in color, trim and upholstery. The coupe and convertible are available as the sport-oriented 335is. The and the , , Infiniti G37 and certainly deserve test-drives.
A six-speed manual is standard and a six-speed automatic is optional. In performance testing, we clocked the 335d from zero to 60 mph in 5. As the chassis remains unchanged, dynamic performance is identical to that of the previous car. One note of caution: If you live in an area of the country where streets are poorly maintained, avoid the sport suspension. At lease end they will nickel an dime you to make another buck. The 335d has a 3.