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BMW started manufacturing cars in the late 1920s, and it has consistently added new options ever since. It introduced the popular New Class line of compact cars in 1977, which came with front disc brakes, MacPherson struts, and independent suspensions. Its X5 line of midsized SUVs became available in 2009, and the launch of the BMW 1 series, its small car, took place in 2004.

Drive in luxury, and rely on world-class engineering with the BMW that fits your style.

  • BMW 3 SERIES 2.5 325I M Sport 2dr Coupe Full leather+Bluetooth+BMW Sound system

    BMW 3 SERIES 2.5 325I M Sport 2dr Coupe Full leather+Bluetooth+BMW Sound system

    £6,029.00
    9 bids
    • 116 watching
    BMW 3 Series 325i SE AUTO coupe, power steering, heated windows, full leather seats, cruise control, rain sensors, rear parkin sensors, bluetooth connection, remote key, central locking, electric wind...
  • 2003 BMW 3 Series 2.2 320i Sport 4dr

    2003 BMW 3 Series 2.2 320i Sport 4dr

    4 Doors, Automatic, Saloon, Petrol, 68,000 miles, Blue
    £1,000.00
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    • 94 watching
    2003 52 reg BMW 3 SERIES 2.2 320i Sport 4dr, Automatic, Saloon, Petrol, 68,000 miles.
  • BMW 3 Series 320D Diesel

    BMW 3 Series 320D Diesel

    £2,000.00
    8 bids
    • 29 watching
    BMW 3 Series 320 Diesel Car for sale. 2 previous owners. Mileage 162,320. Bought from dealership and had back wing damage which have had professionally repaired. Key fob opens the car , locks with key...
  • BMW 3 SERIES,2 LITRE PETROL

    BMW 3 SERIES,2 LITRE PETROL

    £720.00
    15 bids
    • 97 watching
    BMW 3 series estate, 2 litre petrol, 122,000 miles, Full MOT, No known faults, great runner, detachable towbar, any questions pls ask.
  • 2006/56 BMW 318i ES E90 BLACK 2.0 FSH 3 SERIES 318 6 SPEED UK DELIVERY 78K MILES

    2006/56 BMW 318i ES E90 BLACK 2.0 FSH 3 SERIES 318 6 SPEED UK DELIVERY 78K MILES

    DELIVERY AVAILABLE ** CARDS ACCEPTED ** 78K MILES / FSH
    £5,995.00
    Buy it now
    £2,350.00
    9 bids
    • 64 watching
    78k miles from new with FSH. Thank you for viewing my listing for this stylish BMW 3 series (E90) saloon. I pride myself in offering the best quality used cars at the best possible prices and sell exc...

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About BMW

The famous BMW roundel is a stylised representation of an aircraft propeller. The logo was chosen due to the company's origins as the Rapp aircraft engine manufacturer during World War One. Postwar, the company renamed itself BMW and moved first into motorcycle manufacture and then into making cars.

From the beginning up to the present day BMW motorcycles have overwhelmingly used distinctive boxer twin engines. Famous models include the R75 with its motorised sidecar that was used in large numbers by the German Army in World War Two.

Ironically, given that BMW would eventually own the remains of Austin, the first car that BMW made was an Austin 7 produced under license. After World War Two, BMW's first major success was a licensed version of the Iso Isetta bubble car. This brought in enough revenue for BMW to be able to launch its "New Class" of sporting saloons in 1962. These were exported in significant numbers up until their replacement in the mid-1970s by the 3-series and 5-series.

Each of the six generations of the 3 and the 5 series has been lauded by the press as a great driver's car. The E28 3 series was one of the definitive cars of the 1980s and the various M versions of both models were and are renowned for their power and handling. Latterly, BMW has expanded to produce sports utility vehicles (the X3 and X5), small hatches (the 1-series) and sports cars (the Z4). These bring the distinctive BMW engineering approach to a wider group of people than ever.