In fact, it is the best. Vin: Stock : Mileage: 82,168 Miles Exterior: Red Interior: Tan Leather Engine: 3. Read more about that and other aspects of the 328d here. Couple that to a more advanced carbon chassis, wider tires and other goodies, and the i8 would be transformed into a far more capable performance machine than it already is. The car spends most of its life in a garage and rarely makes it out on the road. Interested parties should confirm all data before relying on it to make a purchase decision.
Consistent odometer readings and additional service history records are noted, indicating prior replacements of the clutch, shocks, and more. The car also received a shorter final drive ratio which allows for faster acceleration; 3. It is an excellent balance between luxury and sport. This car has a 6-speed manual transmission I wouldn't have an automatic -- yuk. Not just me but my wife as well! This acknowledgement constitutes my written consent to receive such communications. Our Performance-package 330i sprinted to 60 mph in 5.
The two-liter TwinPower turbocharged and direct injected engine and eight-speed automatic transmission sorry, no manual will be available put out 180 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque and should get the 328d up to 60 miles per hour in just over seven seconds. This car has a 6-speed manual transmission I wouldn't have an automatic -- yuk. Which brings me to my next point. The driving performance of this car is the best I've ever owned - it's built for the driver, and calls out to be driven! Mechanically, this car is in great shape, and it rides and drives like The Ultimate Driving Machine. They have always considered the 3 series the gold standard in its class. I've already gotten the iPod interface installed, and plan on adding a trailer hitch receiver so I can use my bike rack.
Car and Driver magazine track-tested the car, which returned a 0-60 mph time of 5. A pleasure to drive at 30mph and 100mph. Cosmetic elements include a so-called aerodynamic package deeper air-dam and rocker-panel extensions , Alcantara faux-suede seats and steering-wheel cover, black-anodized interior aluminum trim, and gauges with red needles. Cannot wait for that first spring day to put down the top, turn up the radio, and drive into the sunset. Happy birthday to me from me! It has no accident history. It has a clean carfax.
Officially, the 328b will be able to accept biodiesel blends up to B5 or, just maybe B7 , which is standard diesel with five seven percent biofuel. Steering is tight and responsive at any speed. But a little more thrust and shorter gearing do pay off at the track. All prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. I liked the older body style more than the newer one that came out in '06, mainly because I like the proportions and lines. Of course, you could always go the M3 route.
The exterior is exceptional save a few very small rock chips on the front. These cars are not totally superior at any one thing such as 'most horsepower per pound'; however, the package is so nicely balanced and each component fits the whole so well, that the car is excellent overall: Nice acceleration, turn-in, braking, ergonomics, etc. According to the seller, several imperfections and scratches are present, along with chips and scrapes on the lower front bumper lip, and a ding on the passenger side. At this vintage E46 , it's also very easy to do the maintenance myself. This 330Ci is fitted with an electric-folding black soft top, and the included Carfax does not indicate any prior accidents or damage.
The engine tweaks don't add up to much-the redline goes up 300 rpm to 6800, peak horsepower goes up 10 to 235, and torque goes up eight pound-feet to 222. The accident-free Carfax reports three owners including the seller, along with registration in Maryland and Pennsylvania. In fact, when I first proposed this list, I reached out to the Autoblog staff to help me brainstorm. I've already gotten the iPod interface installed, and plan on adding a trailer hitch receiver so I can use my bike rack. More contact patch pays off on the skidpad, where the Performance-package Bimmer pulled 0.
Essentially the closest to getting an M3 without being an M3. In any case, it's the go-faster bits that set this enhanced Bimmer apart from the rest of the 330i establishment. Ultimately though, while I used a couple of ideas from my colleagues, the list of cars I'd shell out for unquestionably is very personal. Premium Package with Power Seats + Lumbar Support, Leather Upholstery, Rain Sensing Wipers, On Board Computer, Keyless Entry, Harman Kardon Audio, , Adaptive Bi-Xenon Headlights and Lip Spoiler. Always garage-kept and pampered since new! The distinction isn't vast-a little less body roll, a little more enthusiasm in brisk direction changes-but it's noticeable. The second would use a 3. My initial search was for a 325xi, but after test driving several I found it did not have the power I needed.
I got a bit lucky - this one has been incredibly well taken care of over its life, and I happen to love maintaining my own vehicles, so that combination has really provided me the deal of the century on my particular car. But put your foot on the accelerator and it'll go forward - quickly. Many consider the E46 to be the best 3-series ever - and now owning one I can see why. As far as the cosmetics of the car: the wheels have curb rash on them was my ex-wife's car , there is a scratch on the driver side door more photos coming , the front bumper has rock chips on them. ©1999 - 2019 Powered by.
The seat is one of the most comfortable I sit in. Recent maintenance includes: New fluids, filters + spark plugs, coolant system flush, valve cover gasket, serpentine drive belt and brake fluid flush. It is in excellent condition inside and out! Full high resolution photo set available upon serious inquiries. Come to think of it, she is, and I do. Utterly reliable, absolute joy to drive both on highways and twisty roads around my house. This car has a 6-speed manual transmission I wouldn't have an automatic -- yuk.