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2013 BMW 320i Sedan Debuts in Detroit

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BMW has unveiled a new version of the 3 Series sedan for the US market, the 2013 320i sedan. The 320i sedan is powered by a 180-horsepower TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine and goes on sale in late-Spring 2013. The 320i sedan will be available either with rear-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive in the BMW 320i xDrive Sedan.

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The 320i is available with either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission, while the 320i xDrive sedan is only available with the automatic transmission. The engine of the new BMW 320i Sedan gets BMW's 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine, rated in the 320i at 180 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 200 lb-ft of torque from 1,250 rpm - 4,500 rpm. 0-60 mph acceleration for the 320i Sedan is estimated to require only 7.1 seconds with either transmission choice. Top speed is an electronically-limited 130 mph. The 320i Sedan with the 6-speed manual transmission is rated at 22 City / 34 Highway, while 23 City / 33 Highway are estimated for the 320i equipped with 8-speed automatic. The 320i xDrive model is expected to achieve 22 City / 33 Highway.

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A Sport Package is available for both the 320i and 320i xDrive. For the 320i the package includes 18-inch light-alloy wheels with summer tires and increased top speed limiter, sport seats, M sport suspension, M steering wheel and anthracite headliner. All-season tires with 130 mph speed limiter may be specified in place of the performance tires. For the 320i xDrive the Sport Package includes 18-inch light-alloy wheels with all-season tires, sport seats, M steering wheel, and anthracite headliner. Summer tires with increased top speed limiter can be ordered in place of the all-season tires.

The 2013 320i sedan starts at 33,445, while the 320i xDrive sedan starts at $35,445.

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