UPDATED versions of the BMW 3 Series saloon and estate models have been announced and will be priced from £36,670 when they arrive later in the summer.
The changes include a new-look kidney grille, slimmer headlights and BMW's latest technology which sees its Curved Display instrument panel in the cabin.
All nine models will be fitted with eight-speed steptronic transmissions as standard while there is a choice of six engines including mild-hybrid and plug-in powertrains as well as two M performance versions.
Diesel models are priced from £39,515 while the plug-in hybrid versions are priced from £42,610.
The range topping M340 models cost from Â£52,965 and are fitted with BMW's xDrive all-wheel-drive system which is available throughout the range and priced from Â£38,220.
The greatest change for the latest versions of BMW's top-selling saloon and Tourer is on the inside which sees the cars fitted with new-look instrumentation including two digital displays that come together across the dashboard.
Other changes include slimmer air vents and a new-look control panel on the centre console with additional touch-controlled surfaces and redesigned gear selector. Paddle shifters are now standard across the range.
Other new additions to standard specification are an automatically dimming rear-view mirror, parking sensors front and rear with the BMW Live Cockpit Plus system that has the BMW Maps navigation system.
Options include a Harman Kardon surround sound system, an electrically operated sunroof and for the M340 saloons a carbon-fibre roof.
Since the 3 Series was first launched in 1975 it has notched up some 16 million sales and was market leader in its class in the UK, Germany and China in 2021.