BMW twin-turbo 3L diesel in America?

Posted By on October 3, 2007

BMW twinturboFor those in the U.S. waiting for debatably the best handling diesel to arrive, BMW has recently announced that it will bring its 3.0L twin-turbo diesel engine to the U.S, but did not offer a time frame. (reports have suggested that it could come in late 2008?) This impressive twin-turbo engine is currently available in many of BMW’s European vehicles and was previewed the engine in its 3, 5 and 6-series cars at the 2007 Frankfurt auto show. Although BMW has not announced which models will get the 3.0 liter twin-turbo, it is likely to be the 3 and 5 series. The European 335d is capable of 35 mpg while producing 286 horsepower and 427 lb-ft of torque.

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