Today is the World Debut of the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo. Compared to the F31 3 Series Touring station wagon, the GT  has a stretched out wheel base by 110mm, while having an 81mm higher roof line.

Several powertrain options are available, similar to that of the 3 Series sedan lineup. Starting out with the BMW 328i Gran Turismo (GT) utilizing a fuel-efficient N20 2.0 liter single TwinPower turbo inline-4 cylinder producing 240 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque. Available is the BMW 335i Gran Turismo (GT) featuring the 3-liter single twin scroll turbo engine that produces 306hp (225kW)  from the N55 engine and 300 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be offered in the US. As for the European market, there are two additional diesel engine options, a 2-liter 320d Gran Turismo, and a 318d Gran Turismo with the same power output as in the sedan models.

A 6 speed manual transmission is standard equipment, while an 8 speed automatic is optional. Power is sent to the rear wheels, while xDrive all wheel drive will most likely be available. Expect technology like auto engine start/stop, as well as other 3er tech to make its way to the GT.
BMW nailed the design of the 3 Series GT as compared to the 5 Series GT. Looks are aggressive, proportional, and sporty. A formula that calls for success, especially for customers looking for something between the X3 and the 3 Series Touring.

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