BMW Japan Corp. introduced the fully remodeled BMW 3 Series to the Japanese market Tuesday and announced it has started taking orders for the new vehicles at authorized dealers.
Its new 4-door sedans will be the fifth version of the BMW’s most popular 3 Series. BMW has sold about 2.5 million units of its 3 Series worldwide since its launch in 1990, and sales in Japan totaled about 140,000 units over the past seven years, according to BMW Japan President Yoshikazu Nakashima.
The new 318i, with a 1.8-liter engine, is priced at 3.68 million yen, and the 328i, which is equipped with a 2.8-liter engine, lists at 5.18 million yen. The new models are 38 mm longer and 41 mm wider than models in the previous series, according to the carmaker.
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