BMW has revealed its new 3-Series Gran Turismo at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show this week and despite rumors that it wouldn’t make it to our shores, it has now been confirmed for North America.
Excited? We didn’t think so. The decision to import this high-riding hatch is an odd one, especially considering the flop that is the 5 Series GT.
And while it might not be heavy on style, it is plenty functional with added interior room and trunk space. In total, the 3 Series GT is 7.87 inches longer than the wagon and is 3.2 inches taller.
As a result it offers a slightly elevated seating position and generous cargo space of over 18 cu-ft, more than even the 3 Series wagon.
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Overall, the Gran Turismo combines the standard sedan’s dynamics with the functionality of a wagon model. The BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo will be available starting in mid-June and will be available with three gasoline engines and a pair of diesels, at least in Europe, with performance ranging from 143 hp to 306 hp.
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