All but the wagon are available as the rear-drive 335i, and the sedan and coupe can be had in 335i xDrive form. The standard leatherette upholstery is available in Black and Creme Beige. All-new is the engine for the 335i model. The N52 achieves impressive progress on all performance and technology fronts, especially in its remarkably light weight of 357 lbs. As a choice, Bamboo Anthracite wood, Light Burl Walnut wood, and Aluminum trim are optional. The 335d has a 3. Just Service, Inspected, Smog Tested.
The horizontal flowing lines accentuate the wide track and low stance of the Coupe and Convertible. At the time, turbocharger technology was not a reliable, practical or efficient was to make power. Sometimes it's done with coolant; in the case of the N55 engine, it's accomplished with outside air. The peak power of 300 hp at 5800rpm has already been mentioned; this is fully 70 hp up on the 2011 328i models. The base model for all styles is the rear-wheel-drive 328i, while the coupe, sedan and wagon also come in all-wheel-drive 328i xDrive guise. The M sport package is well worth it. Power, Memory Seats with Electric Lumbar Adjust.
Other drawbacks included relatively high fuel consumption and poor emissions output. Through its design and configuration, the cabin emphasizes the sporting and driver-oriented character of the 3 Series Coupe and Convertible. A six-speed automatic is standard. The driver who chooses a two-door vehicle desires a car with dynamic looks as well as driving performance. Other items include a hard-drive-based navigation system with the iDrive controller, active cruise control, an active steering system 335i and 335is only , a heated steering wheel, paddle shifters for the optional automatic transmission, satellite radio, an iPod adapter and a Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system. This lower weight means a significant advantage not only in fuel economy, but also in balancing the car's weight distribution.
Classic analog gauges, sensible ergonomics and a restrained overall aesthetic combine to create a pleasant driving environment, though there's less visual pizzazz here than in some rivals. In performance testing, we clocked the 335d from zero to 60 mph in 5. Cmon, I offered cash in two different forms and was denied. This sophisticated dual nature has often been imitated, but never duplicated. Burl Walnut Root Interior Wood Appointments. While every imaginable option variance is available on a 3 Series, the 335is Coupe is the notable odd duck.
A further advantage of turbocharging is that this is the most weight-efficient method to boost engine power and performance. Materials and build quality are exceptional; even the standard leatherette vinyl upholstery looks and feels better than one would expect. Hoping it can be re-built, but this is about the same cost I owe on it, so I can't even get rid of the car. Full Surround Air Bag System. This is the same level of performance as the previous 3. An additional horizontal contour line has been added to the rear air dam to further accentuate the width of the Coupe and Convertible.
It gets the same transmission choices as the 328i. I will never buy another German car after owning this car. My vehicle books clean trade in at 18,800 and rough trade in at 16,300 - the salesman I spoke with said in perfect condition he could offer 10,800. Turbocharging typically includes intercooling of the engine's induction air, that is, cooling the compressed air that emerges, very much heated up by the compression process, from the turbocharger s. This means the exhaust gases are concentrated at the catalytic converter for better cold-start emissions performance, making the N55 a more environmentally friendly engine. The rear seats are adequately roomy for adults on shorter trips, but taller passengers will complain that their heads are crammed into the roof. The M Sport package adds many of the 335is features.
Bought is at 60k 10 months ago. The recently improved iDrive electronics interface that comes with the optional navigation system is intuitive and one of the best interfaces of its kind. Of course, there are worthy rivals and the 3 Series certainly doesn't provide the most equipment for your buck. The old twin-turbo inline-6 lives on, however, in the new 335is coupe and convertible. . The Cold Weather package adds heated front seats, retractable headlight washers and fold-down rear seats though the latter are unavailable in the convertible.
The inline 6 engine has plenty of power to it. Integrated flush into the body of the car, the lights are split into two sections and extend up the trunk lid, blending with the character lines from the side profile. At the same time, these modifications slightly extend the overhangs front and rear now 1. The significant loads and cylinder pressures of the N55 300-hp engine required the use of an aluminum engine structure with cast-iron cylinder sleeves. As the sill line, by contrast, moves up slightly to the rear in a slow and gentle curve, the distance between the character and sill lines becomes smaller near the rear wheel arches. Both two-door 328i's get 17-inch wheels and adaptive xenon headlights.