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The BMW 3 Series leads the charge in the premium executive class. Its primary appeal is in the way it drives, but its engines, standard equipment list and infotainment system are first rate as well. The firm ride on M Sport models is just about the only thing we can grumble about in this near-flawless executive car.
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In addition to M Sport models, the M340i gets 19in alloy wheels, matt grey exterior trim highlights, an M Sport braking system, red brake calipers, an M sport differential, adaptive M suspension, an M rear spoiler, metallic paint, M seat belts, sports seats, sun protection glass, an M leather steering wheel and an uprated sound system.
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The mighty 369bhp 3.0-litre straight-six engine is silky smooth and not short on flexibility or outright pace – 0-62mph takes just 4.4sec. It's very pricey, though.
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