The GT version of the new 3-series was presnted at Geneva, stylisticaly the front part is similar to the 3-Series sedan and the rear resembles something from 5-Series GT. The ground clearance has been increased by 81 mm, it is 200 mm longer than the 3-Series Touring and has a 110 mm longer wheelbase. The luggage capacity is 520 liters and whith the rear seats folded it reaches 1,600 liters.
The Gran Turismo version of the new 3 Series is constructed on the platform version of the 3-series, and on the same wheelbase the
4-Series Gran Coupe will also be built.
It will be equipped with the same four cylinder and six cylinder engines with those found in the 3 Series, which among them is the twin-turbo 3.0 liter straight six cylinder petrol version of the 335i GT producing 306 hp. It will be available with all wheel drive system and xDrive. Sales will begin in July this year.