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      02-14-2013, 07:16 PM   #13
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Drives: BMW F11 535i Touring
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Scotland, Highland Region

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Originally Posted by NISFAN View Post
Was reading an article in Autocar about the spec of the 3 GT. Huge car.......2" higher seats than 3 Saloon, big hatch and extra long wheelbase.

Surely going to steal many 5 series sales?

What's your thoughts? Anyone interested in buying one?
What surprised me was the size of the 3GT, compared to the 5-series touring, it is nearly as large. And I see the 5-series as a big car.

3-series 3GT: ... 4824 length, 1828 width, (2047 mirrors) 2920 wheelbase, 1465 front interior width.
5-series touring: 4907 length, 1860 width, (2094 mirrors) 2968 wheelbase, 1518 front interior width.

The 3GT was the car I was very tempted to wait for, I quite like the way it has turned out, but not disappointed I proceeded with a 5-series touring. Plus a decent 3GT spec' is going to be eye watering.