3 Series

Model Overview

The BMW 3 Series is a compact executive car manufactured by the German automaker BMW since May 1975. Successor to the BMW New Class, it has been produced in six different generations and in five different body styles. It is BMW’s best-selling model, accounting for around 30% of the BMW brand’s annual total sales (excluding motorbikes).
BMW 3 Series

“The most important thing is the cars are fun.
If your car isn’t, you’ve obviously got the wrong car.”

BMW released its E21 in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis, nearly doubling BMW’s worldwide auto sales figures in three years. The 3 Series has also maintained BMW’s racing heritage. The M version of the 3 Series, M3, debuted in 1988.

There have been six generations; their respective chassis codes are:

BMW E21 – (1975–1983) 3 Series

BMW E30 – (1983–1991) 3 Series

BMW E36 – (1991–2000) 3 Series

BMW E46 – (1999–2006) 3 Series

BMW E90 – (2005–2011/EUR, 2006–2011/US) 3 Series saloon

BMW E91 – (2005–2011/EUR, 2006–2011/US) 3 Series Touring (Sports Wagon)

BMW E92 – (2007–2011) 3 Series Coupé

BMW E93 – (2007–2013) 3 Series Convertible

BMW F30 – (2012–) 3 Series saloon

BMW F31 – (2012–) 3 Series Touring (Sports Wagon)

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3 Series Classifieds

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Welcome to the BMW Car Club GB classifieds. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a new or used BMW, parts or collectibles, the classifieds can cater for your requirements. We offer automobiles from both like minded enthusiasts who have lovingly cared for and enjoyed their BMW’s as well as those selected by our club’s team of experts. With almost 5,000 members in the club, adverts will have huge reach for sellers and variety for those buying.

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1985 318i Dark blue 88,000 miles

1985 318i Dark blue 88,000 miles

318i; Immaculate! Original owner was a vicar (really!) and this is the original car; no restoration has ever been needed.…
West Sussex
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Price: £10,750.00
1996  bmw 318i convertible automatic Low mileage  67000 miles.

1996 bmw 318i convertible automatic Low mileage 67000 miles.

Here we have for sale my extremely rare low mileage e36 318i automatic convertible . Mileage is 67000 Car is…
Greater Manchester
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Price: £4,000.00
BMW 330 Ci

BMW 330 Ci

Genuine mileage 22.500 in excellent original condition owned by mechanics wife AA or RAC inspection welcome. Full Extras Future classic…
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Price: £9,500.00

Auction Results




Simon Maskell
E30 Model Rep:
Neil McDonald
F30/1/4 Model Rep:
Position Vacant
M3 Model Rep:
Position vacant
E21 Model Rep:
Kyri Nicolaou
E46 Model Rep:
Simon Maskell
E36 Model Rep:
Michal Michalski
F30/31/34 Model Rep:
Katie Littler
E90-E93 Model Rep:

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