- The new and refreshed BMW 3 Series has gone on sale this week, with an updated front a rear-end design and a comprehensive update inside a with a newly deigned cockpit and BMW Curved Display.
Underneath, the New 3 Series continues to offer a choice of petrol, diesel (48V mild-hybrid) and petrol-electric plug-in hybrid powertrain, offering four-wheel drive on select range-topping derivatives. The entry-level 318i and 318d are no longer available for the new lineup and instead start at 320i and 320d, topping out and the M340i and M340d at the other end of the spectrum.
The New BMW 3 Series Saloon and Touring will go into production in July and prices start from £36,670 OTR.
- Vauxhall have officially removed the Vauxhall Insignia from sale in the UK this week, with no current plans to offer a replacement.
Following in the footsteps of D-Segment rival Ford Mondeo, its expected for the eventual replacement of the Insignia to drop the saloon/estate body styles entirely and come back in the form of a crossover and better fit into the predisposition of the UK market.
Vauxhall says production of the Insignia will continue until all existing orders have been fulfilled. The Opel Insignia meanwhile will continue to stay on sale in Europe and other markets.