UPDATED: 2012 BMW 3-Series GT Spy Shots Including Interior Photos

BMW 3-series GT 1

BMW 3-series GT 1

Spied out testing is the 2012 BMW 3-Series GT again — with some clear interior shots this time.

Set to be officially revealed at this September’s Frankfurt show, BMW seems not to have been discouraged by the luke warm reaction to the larger 5-Series GT — a car that the boss of BMW North America called “disappointing” and “a mistake”.  No doubt Jim O’Connell’s face will drop when he sees what the Germans are planning for the volume selling model in the range…

Essentually a high riding five door 3er, the car will use the same engines as the 2012 model saloon on which it is based.  This means BMW’s latest four- and six-cylinder motors, including a new 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit that was recently added to the X1 and X2 SUVs.  Don’t expect a M3 model however.

Expect some styling feartures from the 5 GT to make it over, including the sloping roofline and double layered bootlid.

Our spies have managed to grab amongst the first interior shots, which shows a pretty standard BMW layout without any real suprises.

UK sales are expected to start early 2012, with the car priced above the current 3-Series, from about £28,000.

New hi-res pics below.

BMW 3-series GT hi resBMW 3-series GT hi resBMW 3-series GT hi resBMW 3-series GT hi resBMW 3-series GT hi resBMW 3-series GT hi resBMW 3-series GT hi res 


RELATED POSTS

Audi teases new TT for Geneva Motor Show
Nissan introduces a Smart rearview mirror
Audi TT quattro sport concept with 414bhp debuts in Geneva
Bespoke 911 Turbo Cabriolet by Porsche Exclusive
18 McLaren F1s in one place is a very rare sight [videos]
Buying a used car? Check these spots for rust!
Honda and Alphabet enter discussions on technical collaboration of fully autonomous car tech
McLaren 720S introduces new second-generation Super Series
Tip For Choosing And Buying A Used Car
Volkswagen welcomes summer with exclusive California Edition models
Volvo Cars introduces new 360C autonomous concept
Easy Pre-MOT Checks
Tags: , , ,