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  (Source: F30Post)
They're due out in 2013 and 2014

BMW is due to release a slew of new turbo diesel engines in the United States throughout 2013 and 2014. 

Among those in the diesel lineup is the F30 3 Series sedan diesel, due out in the first half of 2013; the F31 3 Series touring, due out in the second half of 2013; the F10 5 Series diesel, due out in the third quarter of 2013; the X5d diesel, due out at the end of 2013; the 7 Series diesel, due in the first half of 2014, and the X3d diesel, due in the first half of 2014. 

According to F30Post, a 180 HP 4-cylinder engine may be assigned to 20d or 25d models while a 255 HP 6-cylinder engine may be assigned to 28d, 30d or 35d models. However, no official announcements have been made in that regard. 

The U.S. had some other exciting diesel-related announcements this year as well, such as Porsche's first diesel model for the U.S. (the 2013 Cayenne Diesel), and Mazda said it was bringing a diesel engine to the U.S. by 2014

Source: F30post



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RE: choices are good, but need to be informed
By Mr Perfect on 11/7/2012 10:45:25 AM , Rating: 2
Was that US or Imperial gallons?


By Captain Orgazmo on 11/8/2012 6:27:33 PM , Rating: 2
US MPG, I converted from 1400km/50L. I think the number is about right.


By Captain Orgazmo on 11/8/2012 6:39:47 PM , Rating: 2
Also to consider, that number was from mainly highway driving, on very smooth roads, and the car had very low rolling resistance tires (combined with the smooth pavement, it was like driving in a parking garage... lots of tire squeal around corners, and the ABS going nuts trying to stop the car - quite a few sphincter clenching moments :)


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