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BMW News: Rumorpile: BMW 3-Series GT To Be Shown the Door?

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William Maley    410

When the next-generation BMW 3-Series comes out in a couple of years, there could be a variant missing.

BMWBlog has learned from a source that the 3-Series Gran Turismo (GT) is on the chopping block. The reason is that the 3-Series GT overlaps with the 4-Series Gran Coupe and it would make sense to focus one in the future. We're not sure if many BMW customers are cross-shopping a hatchback with a four-door coupe. We're thinking that the GT didn't meet BMW's sales expectations which is possibly why it could be getting the axe.

The next 3-Series is expected to debut in 2018 with sales beginning towards the end of year.

Source: BMWBlog


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smk4565    356

No one will miss that.  People want a 3-series to be sporty or they want an X3 to fit some "active lifestyle" that they don't have.  They don't want whatever that wagon-hatch high rider is.

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oldshurst442    1,050

Im surprised it took this long to kill it.

Question.

Is the 5 Series GT still sold?

Maybe they should kill that one too at the same time...

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